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Outdoor Activist Anthony Taylor-Theba Balances Culture and Nature

“It’s not a bike ride. The bike is the vehicle we are using, but it's more about introducing people to a place they live...

Covid hot spots persist in Greater Minnesota. And reactions are mixed.

  For Mary Kay Feltes of Owatonna, Minn., the small pox epidemic had a lasting, negative effect on her family for nearly a hundred years. Feltes,...

How COVID-19 Exacerbated Inequalities in Health Care for the BIPOC Community

This article was originally published on NextAvenue.org. Parents, siblings, grandparents and children: They are among more than 600,000 Americans killed by COVID-19 since it was first detected...

George Floyd Inspired This Bemidji Racial Justice Group

  When George Floyd was killed in May of 2020, it was 200 miles away from Bemidji. But for Black and Indigenous folks here, it...

One Year After George Floyd’s Killing, a Rural Community Grapples With...

  Rahima Jamac, like many graduating seniors, spent her last year of high school at home, on her laptop. The coronavirus pandemic changed her life...

Does your neighborhood affect your eating habits?  

“THE ACCESS THEY DESERVE” What are the restaurants like in your neighborhood? Are you able to walk somewhere to buy fresh produce? What kinds of foods are...

Our food system doesn’t work. So what can we do about...

A FULL-SERVICE SYSTEM “In the heartland, we have more than enough food to go around,” says Allison O’Toole of Second Harvest Heartland. “Our current food...

Leading Through the Pandemic: Dr. Roli Dwivedi

"Leading Through the Pandemic" is a series focused on Twin Cities leaders and their reflections on the year of living during a pandemic and leading...

Trial & Tribulation Bonus Episode: How do we protect children from...

With media that spans the spectrum from reality shows that depict cops stopping, detaining and arresting people of color, to the endless news and...

Trial & Tribulation: Can Black Minnesotans find healing a year after...

When George Floyd was killed under the knee of former MPD Officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020, the world heard him say, "I...