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Nikole Hannah-Jones: Speaking Frankly About Progress, Hope, and the Present

“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"

Commentary: The V Spot

Replacing trauma, ghosts, gossip, and the politics of toxic masculinity with a warmer space of Vision and Values.

Legacy of Gender-Based Violence and Race

When we look back at crime, justice, and healing, there are…

“Sparked”: Current Residents on Defunding Police (part 2)

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.

“Sparked”: Background Experiences (part 1)

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

“The Holly”: Community-based Development As a Solution to Violence (part 2)

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.

“The Holly”: A Story of Gang Violence and Solutions (part 1)

"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."

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives in Minnesota: What the Data Shows

There were between 27 and 54 actively missing American Indian women and girls in Minnesota in any given month from 2012 to 2020.

Interactive Book Discussion Guide: “The New Jim Crow,” by Michelle Alexander

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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.

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