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When No-Wave Hit Mid-America: ‘M-80: A New-No-Now Wave Festival’

Devo. James Chance & The Contortions. The Richard Lloyd Quintet. Flamingo. The DB's. NNB. Tuxedo Moon. Charlie Burton. The Girls. The Suburbs. Dark Day....

Relish: Puerto Rican Fricasé de Pollo by Nettie Colón

WATCH: Learn to make this classic Puerto Rican dish cooked with sofrito, a.k.a "the total basis of everything delicious" and served over a bed...

Racism Is Killing Twice As Many Black Babies in Minnesota

Dayana Bella-Marie Campbell was loved on the night that she died. It was an average day, and Dayana’s parents poured time into their first-born. Her...

WATCH: One Woman Finds Healing in Therapy

  When it comes to mental health in Black communities, we know a stigma exists. For some of us, we mistrust the medical community after...

Experiences of Racism Continue to Traumatize African-American Elders

  Police officers unsheathed their guns, pointed them at 65-year-old Sally Steele-Birdsong, and told her to put her hands up. When a neighbor said that...

How Do We Measure Racial Disparities?

  Racism is not reserved to bad run-ins with police. Since long before the word was said in 1902, racism has persisted in access to health care,...

St. Peter May Consider an Anti-Racism Resolution

Story published: February 22, 2021 Several new city leaders in St. Peter, Minn., appear ready to discuss the possibility of making a statement against racism,...

Responding to Disparities: A Look at a Post-2020 United States

Have you ever had a cut in the most inconvenient place? One of those places that you continually bump and re-aggravate? That is the...

A Tribute to Dr. Robert Lewis, Minnesota’s First Black Senator

  The first Black Senator in the State of Minnesota, Dr. Robert Lewis, hailed from the suburb of St. Louis Park. Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis)...

Did Minnesota’s Speed Kings Rule Formula One?

Minnesota is NOT the motorsport capital of the world. There, I said it. Sorry. But that doesn’t mean we can’t lay claim to some...