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Educators and supporters walked from the Minneapolis Public Schools nutrition center to the Davis Center (1250 West Broadway Ave.) on the first day of the strike, March 8, 2022, bringing attention to … more
Minneapolis Public Schools Science teacher Ana Vasquez, an Indigenous woman, found it meaningful to rally on International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8, outside Roosevelt High School. She … more
"Our ESPs and our teachers have been working through historically trying times over the last few years and deserve to get paid fair wages; wages that keep up with inflation and cost of living. Our … more
https://youtu.be/E11-kXwVW7g “I have had no fewer than 50 phone calls or text messages within the last few hours from friends and people around this country saying ‘Greta, you and your … more
Learn more here from the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Professionals, Local 59:https://www.mft59.org/ Hear from Minneapolis School District … more
The Aliveness Project Thrive Clinic (3808 Nicollet Ave.) recently opened to help stop the spread of HIV through PrEP, a pre-exposure preventive measure. According to the Minnesota Department of … more
Teens from area schools were among those who walked out of classes on Feb. 8, 2022, gathered at Central High School in St. Paul and marched to the Governor's Mansion. more
When family members of Amir Locke and community members gathered in the rotunda of Minneapolis City Hall on Feb. 4, 2022, his mother, Karen Wells, said in no uncertain terms: “I believe that he … more
Dozens gather at Minneapolis City Hall on Feb. 11 to hand deliver ethics complaints by 1,250 Minneapolis residents against Mayor Jacob Frey related to the killing by police of Amir Locke. “The … more
While people throughout Minneapolis continue to be devastated and shaken by the police killing of Amir Locke on Feb. 2, lawmakers have been working to respond. The formal investigation of the … more
Following a public hearing and unanimous support from the Public Works and Infrastructure committee, on Feb. 10, 2022, the Minneapolis City Council approved the appointment of Margaret Anderson … more
Minnesotans don’t know how to talk about race. But Dianne Haulcy is working to change that.Haulcy, who was born and raise in Minnesota and spent her formative years in Eagan, has a podcast … more
With its mid-month Valentine’s Day holiday, February is synonymous with love. And countless couples seal their love by entering committed relationships, whether marriage or domestic … more
A long-time dream of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Film Society (MSP Film) is about to come to fruition. The site of the MSP Film Society at St. Anthony Main Theatre, 115 SE Main in Minneapolis, has … more
The non-profit electronics recycler Tech Dump just celebrated its 10th anniversary. With retail outlets now in St. Paul and Golden Valley, they provide an affordable, reliable source of refurbished … more
By SUSAN SCHAEFER Much has been written about the benefits of exercise and being outdoors to beat the blues. According to a recent report from the American Psychological Association, “There … more
When Starr Jones* tells her story, people can’t believe this is happening in Minnesota. They can’t believe that the dad was investigated by child protection when their first daughter was … more
When Kia Bible went to 38th St. and Chicago Ave. four days after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police, she had no idea she was about to be called into service. Moved by her 12-year-old … more
A young man on a South Minneapolis street was fighting against heavy odds. Seven other youths were attacking him. But someone intervened.“We took 10 guys and encircled the young man and got him … more
Imagine you are a 27-year old black woman. You put yourself through school at Metro State while working full-time. You have been working since you were 19 years old, just like your mother did when … more
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