On Monday, it will hold its annual fundraiser at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley.
The $5 million project will connect with journalists, public health officials, affected communities and advocacy organizations to apply the research findings to advance race and health equity.
The Minneapolis and St. Paul public school systems serve approximately 70% students of color, while the teacher corps is only 17% of color, and other metro districts reflect similar numbers.
While the city of Minneapolis moves forward with plans for a public works facility at the Roof Depot site in the East Phillips neighborhood, advocates who have opposed the plan say they are still fighting.
“There’s no such thing as a gay disease,” University of Minnesota epidemiologist Kumi Smith says.
Somali Minnesotan two-year-olds in 2018 had a vaccination rate of just 33.8%, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. That’s the lowest it has ever been.
Black Americans are more likely than their white counterparts to die at early ages from almost all health-related concerns, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
More people are coming into Minnesota clinics, both from in state and out, for contraceptives, according to Dr. Christy Boraas, a physician at M Health Fairview Women’s Clinic in Minneapolis, medical director at Planned Parenthood, and abortion provider at Whole Woman’s Health in Bloomington.
ThreeSixty Journalism has been around for more than 20 years, partnering with the University of St. Thomas with a mission is to change how newsrooms look and the resulting narratives.
With all the votes in, Omar defeated Samuels by a narrow margin. Finstad won his primary for a spot on the November ballot. He’ll also be the incumbent after winning a special election for the remainder of the late Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s seat.
The University of Minnesota, founded on tribal land with a history of injustices against Native Americans, is now finding ways to reckon with that past.
A new bill, called the Inflation Reduction Act, would extend the subsidies for another three years, at a cost to the federal government of $64 billion.
The gap is apparent – 85% of Black and African American cigarette smokers use menthol cigarettes compared to 29% of white cigarette smokers.
With the overturning of Roe, abortion rights activists predict Minnesota will become something of an island in the Upper Midwest where abortions are legal.
Being an immigrant or person of color severely impacts outcomes when facing domestic abuse. No matter what level of education one has or how one speaks, the systems were not made to benefit people of color and have barriers for immigrants
While Northern Metals was operating, the zip code of that area, 55411, had the highest rate of asthma hospitalizations in the state, according to the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy.
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) has taken a role in increasing Minnesotan’s access to these apps.
Following the nationwide protests and demands for change that resulted from the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Daunte Wright and more, calls came to create a plan to reduce police violence.
“Falling for a scam” is taboo among many immigrant communities. For many, a sense of shame lingers far after being scammed, which has a large mental health toll.
Among 164 HCAPE union members, Erickson estimated that only nine members are Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), and 38 members are nonmale.