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Comedy in Color: A Roundtable with Minnesota-Based BIPOC Comedians

The pause between the end of the punchline and the opening chords of a laughing crowd only last for a second, but there’s much...

Can restorative justice disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline?

  “Despite the blindfold on Lady Justice, bias and racism means Black and brown people’s experiences in the criminal justice system sometimes feels more like...

Discover the Art of Ojibwe Storyteller Jonathan Thunder

  Duluth painter and multi-media artist Jonathan Thunder recently spoke to Almanac's Kaomi Lee about creating work that reflects on current events and his own...

What does food insecurity mean in Minnesota?  

  Hunger takes many forms in Minnesota: Parents skip meals so their children can eat, they water down milk so there's enough to go around...

Trial & Tribulation Bonus Episode: How do we protect our emotions...

As we near the end of the first week in Derek Chauvin's trial for killing George Floyd, many of our close friends and family...

A Study Finds White Supremacy in Policing Grows as Trust in...

Experience taught Justin Terrell about white supremacy in policing. Still, the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol surprised him.  Terrell is executive director...

Trial & Tribulation: How has media perpetuated racism when covering the...

The killing of George Floyd in May 2020 and now the official start of Derek Chauvin's trial on March 29, 2021 have pointed a...

The Seesaw Effect of Performative Activism

This article originally appeared on Rewire. "You have no gratitude." The message in Dionne Sims' inbox was from a white woman; a woman who said she...

‘We Are Significant’: Resources in Response to Violence Against Asian Americans

This article originally appeared on PBS.org When my colleagues asked me how I was doing this week, I pretended it was in reference to a particularly...

Trial & Tribulation: How do juries work – and work against...

As jury selection began in the murder trial of former MPD officer Derek Chauvin in early March, Minnesotans - and others around the world...