racism

Ruth-Richardson

The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Racism in Minnesota

Richardson opened with the reminder that we are beyond asking a child “what’s wrong with you” and are replacing it with “what has happened to you?”

  • 10/07/2020
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Intergenerational Perspective: Claudia Rankine and White Gatekeeping

White America has been in the business of creating false narratives and repressing all contrary evidence “since the time they had to justify turning people into property.”

  • 09/30/2020
JessiMartinez feature

Tapestry: Working in Collaboration

Ignition versus numbness (Jessi Martinez), bridging Iraqi and American identities (Jessica Belt Saem Eldahr), building coalition around antiracism work (Erika Thorne), education amidst COVID (Aaliyah Hodge), and claiming identity among immigrants as storytellers (Susan Bosher)

  • 08/25/2020
Wang-Ping-Photograph

The Names You Call Me

You call me “Criminal,” as you cheat, assault, and rob the world blind. You call me “Shit-hole,” as you foul

  • 07/24/2020
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Action = Change: Spotlight on Black Trauma and Policing (Part 3)

White people often turn their gaze on people of color to gain knowledge, instead of back on their own communities

  • 07/13/2020
spotlight on black trauma and policing

MPR News: Spotlight on Black Trauma and Policing

What comes after police disband? Part 2 in an ongoing series about transformative justice.

  • 06/04/2020
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About the World Without George Floyd

This week, many of the people who contribute to our story sharing are deeply engaged in the community — in protest, in grief, in rage, in solidarity.

  • 05/29/2020

Racism 101 Workshop

What is racism, really? Often people think of big, obvious examples, like racial slurs, KKK or Nazis, racial hate crime

  • 04/23/2020

Hard-hatted woman

“I wondered, ‘where can I shine?’ I believe you create your own destiny. I decided to use my bilingual skills.”

  • 11/02/2008