The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations’ Facing Race Awards have been acknowledging anti-racism activists in Minnesota since 2007.
In a meeting room at the Danish American Center, members of the Minnesota Youth Climate Strike huddled up to change the world.
“This is a chance to see some amazing music in a really fun setting,” says Nate Dungan, the Fair’s live music booker.
KMOJ connects in a way that only community radio can, providing as it does a listening experience wherein the deejays speak directly to you, the listener, complete with the freedom to voice their opinions about life and the news of the day.
“As someone who served 24 years in the military, I’m very familiar with these weapons. … I’ll tell you what I learned by that — and that is the damn things don’t belong on the streets of our country,” said Walz, flanked by a backdrop of Minnesota lawmakers and leaders.
“Collective Joy” is the theme of this year’s FLOW Northside Arts Crawl, a three-day celebration of the arts in North Minneapolis that opened Thursday at various venues and continues Friday through Saturday.
“My experience has been amazing, but it is a struggle,” said Wendy Puckett. “You’ve got to find the money out there and be committed. … This event is great, because we can network and meet a lot of people in the same position.”
“It’s an important speech,” said Augsburg University professor and historian William Green. “I think people should read it …. It provides a different view of what that moment in history meant to hundreds of thousands of Americans.”
Saturday’s Somali Independence Day Festival is the largest of its kind in North America, and kicked off a week’s worth of events.
MinnPost took in the 2019 Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride parade, in photos and interviews.
The Bethune Park celebration on Saturday in Minneapolis will be just one of several Juneteenth events planned around the state.
Andre Wright’s photos are augmented by quotes from the likes of Frederick Douglass, James Baldwin, Michelle Alexander, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Meek Mill, and Ayanna Pressley. MinnPost took in the opening, in interviews and photos.
The Twins’ 40-man roster includes 17 Spanish-speaking country-born players, which, combined with the team’s support staff, makes for one of the most Latino-heavy franchises in pro sports.
The partial results of the project, “The Illusion Of Choice: Evictions and Profit in North Minneapolis,” were presented Thursday evening at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC).
For 45 years, the MayDay parade has been a much-anticipated rite of spring, melding all things hippie-trippy with all things anarchist-punk-political, and injecting of fun, imagination and creativity into the winter-beaten citizens of Minneapolis.
Jillia Pessenda had just turned 35 when she got the phone call from the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota.
The “First Person Plural” production brought together actors, artists, composers, musicians and community leaders from the Twin Cities’ Somali, film, theater, and music communities to tell a story of love conquering all.