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Minneapolis – Learning from Place: Cedar-Riverside/West Bank

K-12 educators will receive 3 clock hours. Build your cultural understanding and awareness as you immerse yourself in Minneapolis’s Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, a community with a longstanding tradition of cultural diversity and settlement with a robust business and arts community. Read More


Minneapolis – Dialogues of War Listening Session: Somali Community

Join Marian Hassan for a Community Listening Session, part of Minnesota Humanities Center's program, Dialogues of War. In this facilitated discussion, participants will be led in meaningful dialogue to connect with others and share their perspectives as relates to their experiences with war and conflict. Read More


St. Paul – Telling My Story!

This writing retreat is focused on the process of naming strength and finding healing through writing and is open to all members of the Black community, writers at all levels and non-writers alike. Read More

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Mancala Gameworlds and the Afrofuturist Orbit

February 19, 2021 - By John S. Wright, Professor Emeritus University of Minnesota

In celebration of Black History Month, the Minnesota Humanities Center has asked some of our friends to write essays to share with you their thoughts on black history and culture, as well as on broad issues of racial and social justice. Like a good conversation with friends after a good…

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