History

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Outer Experiences

There is, however, another layer to the mission: explore what it means to be a Black Minnesotan.

  • 04/23/2021

The Color of Law

Richard Rothstein will discuss his award-winning book The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America,

  • 04/21/2021
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Roots of the Crisis

The investigative work of today is not just for those who are being hurt now — it is for ancestors and to prevent harm to those who are on their way.

  • 03/25/2021
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Minnesota Woman of History: Nellie Francis

Since every month at Minnesota Women’s Press is about acknowledging the accomplishments of women, we are not doing anything unique to commemorate Women’s History Month — but we will honor the stories of a few local historical women, starting with Nellie Griswold Francis.

  • 03/01/2021
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VIEW: Three Stories of the Hard Kind of Love

What might love for place teach us about the people whom we learn to ignore?

  • 02/22/2021
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1992: The Supreme Court ruling on abortion

From the forthcoming book “35 Years of Minnesota Women” (expected publication date December 10). To order, go to our Buy-Book button at top menu.

  • 10/31/2020
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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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Narratives for the Future

Do you understand that your quality of life and your survival are tied to how authentic and generous the connections are between you and the people and place you live with and in?
— adrienne maree brown, “Emergent Strategy”

  • 08/25/2020
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Dance Pioneer: Loyce Houlton

It has been 25 years since the passing of Loyce Houlton, who made a significant contribution to the cultural landscape of Minnesota and the world of dance.

  • 04/24/2020

Compassion in Challenging Times: Etty Hillesum and Us

In a day and age when compassion and community can seem in short supply, we turn to Etty Hillesum (1914-1943).

  • 04/14/2020

Votes for Women, Ja!

This one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture traces the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter

  • 04/05/2020

Votes for Women, Ja!

This one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture traces the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter

  • 04/04/2020