Trauma

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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Mine Song

They say if you have a secret, you should tell it to a willow.

  • 07/24/2020
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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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Voices on War & Peace

Commentary of everyday women engaged with our topic of the month: Kavenaugh hearings, Bosnian genocide, WWII memories, the silence of

  • 06/01/2019
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Fragments of Military Service

I served 12 years active duty in the Air Force and was deployed to Saudi Arabia for Desert Shield and

  • 06/01/2019
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Creative Healing

When my art practice was in a slump in 2016, I attended the Women’s Art Institute at St. Catherine University

  • 02/01/2019
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The Dance of Trust

For more than 40 years, I locked away sexual trauma I experienced as a child. A therapist suggested that I

  • 02/01/2019
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Healing in the Community of Women

Trigger warning: This story is the first-person story of a woman who survived sexual assault. It was 50 years ago

  • 01/01/2019
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Our Shared Trauma of Race

My parents were sharecroppers in the Mississippi Delta. Their parents were sharecroppers. Their grandparents were slaves. I was blessed to have met my great-grandmother,

  • 08/01/2018
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Portraits of beautiful lives CoverArtist: Bonnie Lee honors victims of domestic violence – after a third woman she knew was killed

After a third woman she knew was shot and killed in an act of domestic violence, artist Bonnie Lee felt

  • 03/01/2016