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.
What is racism, really? Often people think of big, obvious examples, like racial slurs, KKK or Nazis, racial hate crime
I saw a video of a white woman in North Carolina verbally and physically assault two women of color in a