MN House passes legislation barring transgender inclusion in schools

The Minnesota House of Representatives passed an omnibus bill on Saturday that includes a provision that would repeal transgender-inclusive policies in Minneapolis and St.


“All Options on the Table” with Southwest Corridor

Tunnel plans for the Southwest Light Rail in the Kenliworth Corridor.

Lots of news on the Southwest Corridor lately. You may have heard about it:


It’s time to make college debt free

via Pew Research.

When I graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1990, students were graduating from college with an average of about $12,000 in debt.

Everything you need to know about free speech at the Mall of America

A warning during the December Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America.

Starting this week, the ongoing trial of Black Lives Matter protestors for allegedly organizing a December demonstration at the Mall of America will place a spotlight on free speech, racial inequal


Twins continue to honor Jackie Robinson while struggling to attract Black fans

Members of the Twins coaching staff all wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, the first to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Photos Harry Colbert,

In what has now become an annual tradition, the Minnesota Twins along with every team in Major League Baseball (MLB) honored the legacy of baseball Hall of Famer and civil rights icon, Jackie


Growing up Somalian in Minnesota

Minneapolis sidewalk; Image from Voices for Racial Justice.

Growing up Somalian in America is a walking contradiction. Both cultures are constantly at odds jockeying for which one drives my life.


Undemocratic neighborhood process continues in Prospect Park

A watertower in Prospect Park, Minneapolis.

I’ve been a member of the Prospect Park East River Road Improvement Association since 1997.

Is Innovation Dead in Minnesota Politics?

Whatever happened to the spirit of reform and innovation in Minnesota government and politics?
At one time t

Dinky gets closer to new status

The Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission released a report