Indigenous People’s Day vs. Columbus Day

Native Americans have protested Columbus Day for decades, because it erases thousands of years of Indigenous history, and ignores Columbus’ role as a violent conqueror and a slave trader.

Pillsbury Theater Combats Anti-Blackness

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, the theater company created a pop-up pantry to serve the needs of neighbors. The company regularly partners with artists on projects that confront pressing community issues.

Women of Color Seek Better Outcomes in Childbirth

Cropped shot of a healthy female carrying her baby. Close-up of a woman in underwear with feet of child on postpartum belly.

American women die in childbirth at a higher rate than in any other developed nation. Within the United States, non-Hispanic Black women are three times more likely to die from complications in childbirth than white women. In light of these painful dispar

“Art + Abolition” Celebrates Protest Art

Several Twin Cities co-ops hosted “Art + Abolition,” a community celebration of protest art created over the past year. Participating artist Maiya Lea Hartmann says her work seeks to honor lives lost and celebrate Black people. Chioma Uwagwu reports.

One Year Later at Phelps Park

Reporters Samantha HoangLong, Feven Gerezgiher, and Chioma Uwagwu visited Phelps Park for the commemorative events on the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.

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