“The United States has come a long way from the past. This … has compelled generation after generation to overlook the present.” — from an essay in “The 1619 Project”
Replacing trauma, ghosts, gossip, and the politics of toxic masculinity with a warmer space of Vision and Values.
When we look back at crime, justice, and healing, there are patterns that have emerged indefinitely. For example, in 1992,
Reflections on the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed, and on racism in Minnesota, as told by current residents of the state.
Reflections on the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed, and on racism in Minnesota, as told by former residents of the state
This is part 2 of our conversation on the roots and solutions to gang violence, based on “The Holly,” a book about Denver issues similar to what we are seeing in the Twin Cities.
“For many elders, watching Black neighborhoods go to war with one another was devastating. Some saw it as a grotesque outgrowth of generations of trauma, this time fueled by tribalism, PTSD, and self-hatred.”
There were between 27 and 54 actively missing American Indian women and girls in Minnesota
in any given month from 2012 to 2020.
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.
I saw a video of a white woman in North Carolina verbally and physically assault two women of color in a