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The Minneapolis Music Scene is Blossoming in New Colors

“Only now are the lanes being forced open for Black and brown artists,” said Jon Jon Scott, head of local music label Sound Verite...

Crown the Writer Spreads Joy By Giving Her Books Away

In the hands of a writer, art and activism blend in powerful ways, impacting the hearts and minds of millions of readers. Authors are...

Step Inside Junk Man Jake’s Paradise

  If one man's junk is another man's treasure, then Hot's Sam's junkyard theme park would be the ultimate vault. From planes, trains and automobiles...

Gaelynn Lea’s Pandemic Year of Music and Activism

When the singer-songwriter and disability rights advocate from Duluth, Minn., saw how Covid-19 was disproportionately affecting people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, she...

The Untold Stories That Speak to Hmong Artist Law Thao

It started with a question... Why? My family lineage includes many adversities, conflict, and trauma tied to the Secret War. They fled the hilltops of...
Anthony Williams, MD

So Much Remains Unspoken in This Conversation Between Two Old Friends

WATCH: Dr. Anthony Williams reads his story, "Unspoken." Dr. Anthony Williams has the bedside manner you’d hope for in an internal medicine and pediatric hospitalist:...

Who made Minnesota the Gopher State?

What if we told you… …that one little-known person is at the center of Minnesota’s moniker as the Gopher State, the Great Seal of Minnesota,...

Worn Within: Did Mayan weaving patterns originate in Spain?

WATCH: Many scholars credit the Spanish conquistadors for creating the different weaving patterns of the 21 indigenous Mayan groups living in Guatemala. The Mayan...

Photographer Uche Iroegbu Captures History As It Happens

The late Hunter S. Thompson said, "There is no such thing as Objective Journalism. The phrase itself is a pompous contradiction in terms.” This...

Fifteen-Year-Old Musician Allie McIntosh Is a Cheetah

  Fifteen-year-old singer, songwriter and musician, Allie McIntosh had spent her young lifetime crafting demos in her basement - but when it came to entering the...