Abduzarak Omar, aka “Sisco,” sees storytelling as a vital part of his community — and his life.
Over the last four years, there have been concerted efforts by community organizers to push industrial polluters out of north and northeast Minneapolis.
On a Sunday morning at the new North Market, MinnPost strolled the aisles and surveyed the shoppers.
Presented by TC Jewfolk, this year’s Jewbilee takes place Sunday at the 7th Street Entry.
Bee Veterans isn’t just a program; it’s also a place. Tucked behind a chain link fence at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport lies a grassy apiary hosting 25 honeybee colonies and three pollinator gardens.
As the sun went down over the lake, MinnPost collared a few walkers, runners, and lake regulars to get their views on the name change, racism, reparations, and living history.
Since 2011, the Hmong American Farmers Association has worked to promote prosperity among Hmong American farmers through both cooperative endeavors and advocacy.
Xavier Tavera’s photos are on display at a new Minnesota Historical Society exhibit, AMVETS Post #5, which features portraits of Mexican and Mexican-American U.S. military veterans.
A gathering of attorneys, activists, and scholars at the University of Minnesota took the pulse of the state of civil rights and provided an intellectual pep rally for the work going forward.
At a recent forum, current and former African-American candidates talked about complex set of challenges they’ve had to confront running for public office in the Twin Cities.
When Police Chief Medaria Arradondo and his deputy chief, Art Knight, talk about low-level arrests and the root causes behind the statistics, they don’t sound all that different from police reform advocates.
Blackout Improv shows include skits and question-and-answer segments where the audience gets to pick the topics from a hat. Nothing is off limits.
A Buddhist youth group is like any bunch of kids — rowdy, curious, and tough to get to sit still. So how in Buddha’s name do the group leaders get the squirrels to settle down and get mindful?
Its unique business model isn’t the only challenge for the Good Grocer these days. Last year, the store learned that its building would be demolished as part of the reconstruction of I-35W.
The show “explores contemporary expressions and traditional elements related to Day of the Dead, intertwined with social justice issues that affect the Latinx community.”
As gentrification intensifies, other policy options — including inclusionary zoning and property tax limits — are being pushed by advocates and officials.
“Our mission has been to bring the diaspora of Puerto Ricans together, to deal with the economic issues and political status issue of our island,” said PRIM’s executive director Miguel Fiol.
Together, about 450 employees between the three co-ops in Minneapolis are now organized under United Food and Commercial Workers Local 653.
Launched in May, the effort has already provided trainings for dozens of organizations seeking help — the bulk of which so far have been from Minnesota’s public sector.
Hennepin County officials say the issue boils down to a simple issue: the need for more staff and funding.