The nuance is a shift from centering the responder to one that anchors on a specific challenge or impetus for a call and honors the value of specialized training.
I am the child of a sharecropper’s son and a coal miner’s daughter. The mining industry and union struggle are
Public safety is a key factor in the Minneapolis elections this November. Here is where the candidates stand.
This fall’s Civic Buzz season will begin with a focus on two of the charter amendment proposals Minneapolis voters will
“The term Critical Race Theory is being used as a catch-all for people’s fears and anxieties. This has been happening forever. It is odd that it is working.”
Heather Cox Richardson, a history professor, writes a popular daily email on Substack that provide context around political news. She wrote about these topics in the last week:
Messages of “Black girl magic” are not pro-Black women. They are reflections of a culture that continues to see exceptional individualism as the solution, rather than part of the larger problem.
The story of women’s suffrage is a story of voting rights, of inclusion in and exclusion from the franchise, and
I began having conversations with my peers, asking if they had plans to vote. Many responded, “no, it does not pertain to me” or “I do not have time.”
“What people look like … is the visible cue to their caste. It is the historic flash card to the public of how they are to be treated, where they are expected to live, what kinds of positions they are expected to hold…”
Gated communities are created largely to keep certain people out. How is the monotone nature of many decision-makers impacting society?