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Minnesota Law Provides Birth Doulas for Incarcerated Women

Minnesota Law Provides Birth Doulas for Incarcerated Women

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on September 4 2014, 8:45AM

It’s the first state to provide imprisoned women with this emotional and physical support.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality

Minneapolis Teens Trade Hip-Hop Producing Training in Exchange for Homework

Minneapolis Teens Trade Hip-Hop Producing Training in Exchange for Homework

by Jorge Rivas on May 24 2013, 2:28PM

An after-school program set up by the North Community YMCA in Minneapolis gives young kids the opportunity to make rap music as a reward for keeping up with their schoolwork

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Minnesota Voters Raise Their Diverse Voices for Voting Rights

Minnesota Voters Raise Their Diverse Voices for Voting Rights

by Aura Bogado on October 2 2012, 11:29AM

Minnesota’s Communities of color are changing the narrative about the state’s voter ID amendment.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Minnesota Voter ID Amendment Draws Youth Activists

Minnesota Voter ID Amendment Draws Youth Activists

by Aura Bogado on July 18 2012, 9:20AM

Minnesota’s voter ID is creating a new generation of activists fighting for social justice. Miracle Randle is one of them.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics, Voting Rights Watch

How Many Lawyers Does it Take to Screw an Election?

How Many Lawyers Does it Take to Screw an Election?

by Aura Bogado on July 2 2012, 9:58AM

Minnesota lawmakers claim ignorance over violating ethics in the voter ID suit that stands to discriminate against voters of color.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Indy Rapper Brother Ali's #Occupation in Black Minneapolis

Indy Rapper Brother Ali’s #Occupation in Black Minneapolis

by Jamilah King on June 28 2012, 9:57AM

Brother Ali hasn’t always seen his work as political commentary. But ahead of his third studio album and a new political consciousness, all of that has changed when he got arrested while occupying a foreclosed home.

Topics: #Occupy, Arts & Culture

Black Transgender Woman CeCe McDonald to be Housed in Male Prison

Black Transgender Woman CeCe McDonald to be Housed in Male Prison

by Jorge Rivas on June 4 2012, 3:28PM

Minnesota will initially house new inmate CeCe McDonald as a male.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

The Wealthy One Percent That's Behind Minnesota's Voter ID Push

The Wealthy One Percent That’s Behind Minnesota’s Voter ID Push

by Brentin Mock on February 10 2012, 9:45AM

The perennial swing state’s wealthiest finance institutions and conservative political operatives are banding together to disenfranchise millions of voters, according to a new report.

Topics: ALEC, Voting Rights, Politics

First Openly Gay Indian Woman Elected to MN State Legislature

First Openly Gay Indian Woman Elected to MN State Legislature

by Jorge Rivas on January 12 2012, 7:52PM

Minnesota House district 61B made history Tuesday when they elected the first American Indian woman to the state legislature.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Racist Phone Calls for Hmong City Council Candidate in Minnesota

Racist Phone Calls for Hmong City Council Candidate in Minnesota

by Jorge Rivas on November 10 2011, 4:24PM

A racist man angry about the Saint Paul’s changing demographics takes it out on a local politician. And there’s a recording of it.

Topics: Politics

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