Interactive Book Discussion Guide: “The New Jim Crow,” by Michelle Alexander

If this new format elicits reactions, we will continue with this book in subsequent discussion guides, and apply this concept to other books in the future.

  • 02/20/2021

Ellen Longfellow: Winning Civil Rights

“It was hard to figure out if they were being discriminated against because of their race, religion, or ethnicity. For many people in the Muslim community, they [face all] three.”

  • 11/25/2020

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

ERA Impressions from Virginia

ERA Minnesota sent two representatives to Richmond, Virginia, to help with the final push for the 38th state to ratify

  • 01/17/2020

Twin Sisters in Public Service

With an unprecedented number of women running for office this mid-term election year, twin sisters Karin Sonneman and Jane Leonard offer perspectives on

  • 10/01/2018

Convicting Traffickers

Two women prosecutors in Ramsey County fight for women and girls

  • 07/01/2017

2016 Changemaker: Anne McKeig

Minnesota’s first Native American Supreme Court Justice

  • 12/01/2016

Gender Justice

This tenacious law group makes change for women happen – quickly

  • 11/02/2014

Sarah Walker is a sociologist-turned-advocate-turned-lobbyist-turned-reformer

“If you have not received adequate education, adequate mental health services, you face racial discrimination – all of those cumulative disparities come together in the criminal justice system.”

  • 02/02/2014

Lenor Scheffler: Trailblazing attorney with heart

Lenor Scheffler learned the importance of family and the value of work, growing up on the Lower Sioux Indian Community

  • 02/01/2013

When love ends

You’re getting a divorce: How can you protect yourself? What should you do first?

  • 02/02/2010

2008 Changemaker: Infinity Project

“We’re moving backward in the percentage of women judges appointed.”

  • 01/02/2009