Explore the “hidden history” of African Americans who helped shape the North Star State of Minnesota in North Star: Making Home. From fur trader George Bonga to the state’s first black woman lawyer, Lena Smith, Minnesota Experience shines a spotlight on the contributions of the state’s Black pioneers.
Discover how one Prince set the stage for THE Prince.
Did you know that Minnesota is the home of a confederate flag stolen from the Gettysburg battlefield, thanks to one Civil War soldier from the state?
This story is made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota.