anti-racism

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When Two Schools Merged

“This experience was core to shaping my identity.”

  • 09/27/2022
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Why the World Doesn’t Deserve Black Children: The Peculiar Birthing Rights of Black Women

It was her words “how dare you” that made me sit with my ideas about reproductive rights.

  • 04/28/2022
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Birthing With Your Full Self

A Conversation with J’Mag Karbeah, Health Equity Researcher

  • 04/28/2022
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NEWS: Investigation Report on Race-Based Policing in Minneapolis

MPD officers, supervisors, and field training officers receive deficient training, which emphasizes a paramilitary approach to policing that results in officers unnecessarily escalating encounters or using inappropriate levels of force.

  • 04/27/2022
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Seeking Agricultural Equity

It is not easy to access and maintain land, and Minnesota farmers — especially those of color and those who want to use sustainable practices — are struggling.

  • 01/27/2022
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Busting Racism

We believe children see and understand much more than adults think they do.

  • 12/28/2021
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Why School Board Races Are Contentious This Year

“The term Critical Race Theory is being used as a catch-all for people’s fears and anxieties. This has been happening forever. It is odd that it is working.”

  • 09/01/2021
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Conversation: Tina Burnside

The museum is a community gathering space, and a platform for Black artists, authors and creatives. We’re working to build a legacy and establish an institution in the Black community.

  • 08/22/2021
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Protecting Habitat of All People

The first time Karlyn Eckman (who uses any pronouns) was featured in Minnesota Women’s Press, in 2007, they were working

  • 08/18/2021
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“Sparked”: Background Experiences (part 1)

Reflections on the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed, and on racism in Minnesota, as told by former residents of the state

  • 08/15/2021
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“The Holly”: A Story of Gang Violence and Solutions (part 1)

“For many elders, watching Black neighborhoods go to war with one another was devastating. Some saw it as a grotesque outgrowth of generations of trauma, this time fueled by tribalism, PTSD, and self-hatred.”

  • 07/28/2021