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.
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.
Growing up, Mai Thao didn’t see any reflections of herself in the media. Now a college senior, she’s working to change that by producing a new sitcom.
Working to fight for racial equity in a newsroom can take a toll on an already overworked journalist. Unfortunately, when a journalist of color leaves the profession, that leads to fewer stories on communities of color.
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
The discovery of the bodies of hundreds of children in unmarked graves at Canadian boarding schools for Indigenous children has many people looking for more information about similar sites in the United States.
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.
Reporters Samantha HoangLong, Feven Gerezgiher, and Chioma Uwagwu visited Phelps Park for the commemorative events on the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.