Minneapolis

The SOTA Movement

The SOTA Movement is a 3-day festival dedicated to connections, dance, and culture. Featuring the award-winning ROOTED: Hip Hop Choreographers’

  • 06/11/2021
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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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Public Safety Voices in Minneapolis

Minneapolis received a lot of attention in 2020 for public safety. Some believe stronger law enforcement is needed to combat

  • 02/25/2021
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Sondra Samuels & New York Times columnist Tom Friedman

A recent conversation titled “Handle With Care” featured Sondra Samuels, founder and CEO of the Northside Achievement Zone, and Tom

  • 12/05/2020
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Q&A: Chanda Smith Baker, Minneapolis Foundation

What gives me optimism is conversation around not just police reform, but race and systemic issues. This time feels significantly different — the level of outcry across the world that has happened.

  • 10/24/2020
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Confronting Terror in North Minneapolis

As a Native woman who works to expose the rape of women, by police and others, my first thought was: “Is this a random scare tactic, or a way that white male extremist groups are marking houses? Am I being targeted?”

  • 06/28/2020
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Lobbying for Urban Environmental Justice

How one North Minneapolis woman is tackling city development around water waste, building awareness about consumer choices, and encouraging biking as transportation

  • 06/24/2020
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Minneapolis City Council Pledges to Dismantle Police Department

“We’re not abolishing help. We’re abolishing police. That’s very different…We have to do the work to imagine something different and to listen to what people in different neighborhoods and communities want.”

  • 06/08/2020

Minneapolis City Council Approves Restraining Order for Police

Terms of a temporary restraining order outlines changes that must be implemented by the Minneapolis Police Department

  • 06/05/2020
Profile

Public Poetry: Junauda Petrus speaks out about race and gender equality despite a ban on her poem by the City of Minneapolis

When Junauda Petrus was a little girl, she had two dreams: to become an astronaut, and to take care of

  • 11/01/2017
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Environmental Justice in North Minneapolis

Tishawn Penny is energetic; she gives the first impression of a woman fresh out of college with the world at

  • 10/01/2017
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What you’re called matters

Perspective of a middle school girl leader: “I thought it was unjust and I don’t like injustice. … We all

  • 09/01/2017