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Vacant Property in the Payne-Phalen Neighborhood next to resident Patricia Letourneau

Why do Saint Paul’s neighborhoods of color have a disproportionate number...

Story published: July 2,2020 The vacant building next to Patricia Letourneau's home has become an eyesore. People lived in the building when it caught fire...

Why are queer women afraid when seeking health care?

Women’s access to health care has returned to the forefront of American politics over the last 10 years - but these health issues revolve...

To protest or not to protest during a pandemic?

  In the aftermath of George Floyd's police killing, I was curious about how my peers were reconciling their desire to protest racial injustice with...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: Approaching my Due Date with...

  Over the last three months, I have been incredibly grateful for the pregnant women all over the country who have shared their stories, their...

Seniors Make It Work with a Megaphone and a Balcony

  While talking on the phone with my grandparents, my Grandpa mentioned that their exercise class had been moved to their balconies. Momentarily confused, I...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: Racial Disparities In Pregnancy

  The police killing of George Floyd and the events of the last few weeks have turned a strong spotlight on the structural, systemic racism...

What to Expect When Testing for COVID-19 in Minnesota

  On Memorial Day, shocking live videos surfaced on social media, showing a white Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed black...

Faith and Community Drive Minnesota Women of Color in Mask Giveaways

  Minnesota’s racial and ethnic disparities have played out in myriad ways, from education gaps to home ownership, and from income differences to health outcomes....

A Detroit Lakes Resort Owner Remains Hopeful for the Summer Season

Beth Schupp is a fourth-generation resort owner in Detroit Lakes, Minn. And she's bracing for the best for the 94th summer that the  Fair Hills...

Almanac’s Mary Lahammer Gets an Antibody Test for COVID-19

  Story published: May 11, 2020 The day begins on a beautiful spring morning - it’s hard not to feel optimistic when you have trees blooming...