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Rage and the Minnesota Poet Laureate

April 30, 2021 - By Trygve Throntveit

A few days ago a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of killing George Floyd—a murder that feels simultaneously as if it happened yesterday and as if it happened years ago.

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The Work Ahead

April 23, 2021 - By Christopher P. Lehman

In the span of less than seven years, Minnesota has been the site of several high–profile incidents involving the use of deadly force against African American men by law enforcement.

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