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Marny Xiong: Lasting Legacy

From a student, to a school administrative manager at Minneapolis Public Schools Hmong International Academy, to chairwoman of the St. Paul Board of Education, Xiong was an advocate for education.

In the News: December 2020

A nurse called attention in September to hysterectomies performed by a gynecologist on detained migrants without their full consent.

Qorsho Hassan: 2020 Minnesota State Teacher of the Year

My hope is that more educators and educational leaders realize how white supremacy is embedded in our educational system and how to best support students of color with these barriers, including advocating for the retention of teachers of color.

Of Mirrors and Windows

“If [children] see only reflections of themselves, they will grow up with an exaggerated sense of their own importance and value in the world. A dangerous ethnocentrism.”

Travelers on Turtle Island

“We women turn things inside out and set things right. We salvage what we can of human garments and piece the rest into blankets. — Louise Erdrich, “Four Souls”

I Want to Be Reflected in Our History Books

The only time I became relevant was during a one-page reading on the Vietnam War, or a lesson on Pearl Harbor.

What you’re called matters

Perspective of a middle school girl leader: "I thought…

‘African-American history is American history’

"Just from interviewing my own family, I knew African-American culture had been around for generations, but you wouldn't know it from what we're taught in our schools."

2011 Changemakers: Girls Getting Ahead in Leadership

"At GGAL, we're all the same."

Tag Archive for: multicultural education