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Law group teaches immigrant communities how to navigate police interactions

Amran Farah, right, offers advice about individual rights and police interactions. MinnPost photo by Ibrahim Hirsi

Late last week, scores of immigrants filled the seats of the dimly lit conference room in the Minneapolis Brian Coyle Center as a group of lawyers addressed the crowd about their legal rights when

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Black Lives at the Mall of America: the long shadow of history

In the dock are eleven Black Lives Matter activists fingered by police as the “ringleaders” of a peaceful rally at the Mall of America last

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History Moves in a Spiral

History moves in a spiral – in this it is like a galaxy, a hurricane and most organisms when we are deprived of sensory information to guide us.

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What Really Matters

Having a more interesting life, a life that disturbs complacency, a life that pulls us out of the comfortable and thereby demands a larger spiritual engagement than we planned or that feels com

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Why this middle-class white mom is boycotting the Mall of America

Photos By: 
Shannon Drury

 

As a white, middle class mom of two with a certain amount of disposable income, I can safely say that I’m the Mall of America’s target market.

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from beyond the LOOP...#033115

Photo by Bill Cottman

just like Africa
the NorthSide's a continent...
one acts not for all


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Videos: Lorna Landvik & John Marty

MN State Senator John Marty and author/comedian Lorna Landvik appear on the current edition of Democratic Visions.

 

Author Lorna Landvik reveals that her recent novel best to Best to Laugh borrows some from her own life in Hollywood.

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