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Trauma and the Chauvin Trial

The old white guard gets to define what trauma is, and that quickly snowballs into who gets chemical dependency treatment or who gets health care because how people exhibit their trauma doesn’t fit into that white framework.

  • 08/25/2021
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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
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Update: Uprising Charges

About 40 percent of the people charged with felonies by Ramsey or Hennepin County — 31 out of 81 — are from outside the Twin Cities.

  • 05/29/2021

Rise & Remember

 The George Floyd Global Memorial will host a one-year anniversary celebration on Tuesday, May 25 in Minneapolis. The celebration will

  • 05/25/2021
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Honoring George Floyd: May 25, 2021 Event Round-Up

Celebration of Life When: 11am – 5pm Where: The Commons, 425 Portland Ave South, Minneapolis, 55415 A gathering to celebrate

  • 05/25/2021
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Action = Change: Police Reform Legislation

April 30 — Axios update on police reform at the legislature The details: The DFL’s public safety package includes limiting traffic

  • 04/22/2021
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Community Healing Related to Police Violence

There are several community healing spaces available this week

  • 04/12/2021
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The Anatomy of Mutual Aid

After the 2020 uprisings, two community-based organizations came together with neighbors to serve community. This is their story.

  • 02/25/2021
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Mapping Urban Art

“I didn’t realize that I would have an understanding of an archive as having a role in changing society.”

  • 08/25/2020
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Photo Diaries: Uprising

Five photographers write about what they saw and felt while becoming part of the memorial to the uprising after George Floyd’s murder.

  • 08/25/2020
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Future Heirlooms

People are anxious for normalcy, but that also means returning to the status quo, and we can no longer tolerate that.

  • 08/25/2020