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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
Aaisha Abdullahi

Mobilizing New Voters

I began having conversations with my peers, asking if they had plans to vote. Many responded, “no, it does not pertain to me” or “I do not have time.”

  • 09/22/2020
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Nemeh Al-Sarraj: Demystifying Autism

Nemeh Al-Sarraj: Disability Justice Advocate

  • 05/26/2020
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The Power of Conversation

Members of our Somali community dislike impersonal communication. We are very communal people. Oral communication is how we share thoughts and ideas.

  • 03/24/2020
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Fear of Immigrants: An Economic Strategy

based on a book by Erika Lee A large segment of the U.S. population worried that immigrants were too numerous

  • 02/24/2020
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The Language of Professionals

When I was first thinking of applying to college, my knowledge was limited. I didn’t know about the process of

  • 02/24/2020
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My Path Into Labor Rights

“One of the most important people at the rally was neither a politician nor an Amazon employee. Running operations behind the scenes alongside workers was a 23-year-old college student named Nimo Omar. At the Awood Center, people affectionately call her the lioness.” — Wired magazine

  • 12/23/2019
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Hearing in Community

Parents everywhere spring into action for their children,  but  not all parents are like Valerie Shirley, whose son’s challenges led

  • 11/26/2019
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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
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Rebranding her faith

Hanadi Chehabeddine was born in Lebanon and has lived in the U.S. since 2008. She is Muslim and is now

  • 04/01/2017
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2016 Changemaker: Nausheena Hussain

Nausheena Hussain has a quiet composure, sitting at the back of the Daybreak Bookshop on the University of Minnesota campus,

  • 12/01/2016

Fedwa Wazwaz: Facilitating cultural understanding

Fedwa Wazwaz. Photography by Sarah Whiting. “Real faith requires us to go beyond our blabber and challenges us to embrace

  • 03/01/2016