“Feeding Our Souls: The Essence of Black Joy” will focus on the uplifting beat that spreads across generations despite the struggles of systemic racism. What is the root of self-determination and faith that Black people proclaim? Through the art and culture of food, music, publishing, family legacies, and more, participants will examine the actualization of “hope.”
Join the Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) for readings and a discussion around the book, “What We Hunger For: Refugee and Immigrant Stories about Food and Family.” This book is the first text featured in MHC’s new Minnesota Writers Series, which amplifies recent publications from Minnesota authors.
Due to unforeseen circumstances the Truth, Justice, and Equity conference will be held virtually. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we hope that you will be able to join us virtually for these important conversations. Generations of scholars have argued that America will never be whole until reparations are provided for the moral debt created […]
Did you know that Minnesota youth are the only youth in the nation that have an official voice in legislation? Join us on May 16th to learn about the four key initiatives of the Minnesota Youth Council (MYC) and the work they have done this legislative session in pursuit of a just and equitable Minnesota.
Join renowned philosopher and social critic Dr. Cornel West and social impact strategist and professional disruptor Ifeoma Ike in Minneapolis in a collaborative event with our partners Westminster Town Hall Forum and Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers. Minnesota Public Radio Host Angela Davis will serve as our moderator for the “ARC Toward Justice” event.
How can religious leaders and community organizations collectively work to effectively address hate and divisiveness in Minnesota? Professor Najeeba Sayeed, El-Hibri Endowed Chair and Executive Director of Interfaith at Augsburg share the process and results from the July 20th convening as well as her own work toward countering and preventing religious based discrimination and violence, particularly with an anti-Muslim bias.
Are you a young person (13-19 years of age) who writes poetry or aspires to start writing poetry? Do you want to connect with other youth writers? Then join us for the Poetry Sparks! Youth Writing Workshop with Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Nell Westerman, and former St. Paul Youth Poet Laureate, Chavah Gabrielle.