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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes. Hosts: Anthony Galloway, Luz Maria Frias, Don Eubanks and Hlee Lee.


137 Pieces

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We wrap up our celebration of Black History Month with a conversation with James Burroughs, who has worn many hats within community. As the Chief E...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2024
  • Length: 28:34
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As we look at Black History Month, we need to also look to the future. How do Black Minnesotans imagine the future through innovative, Black-center...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 28:34
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As we dig deeper in Black History Month, the crew is joined by Sweet Potato Comfort Pie founder Rose McGee. Digging deeper beyond the surface of cu...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2024
  • Length: 28:31
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All together once again, the crew talks Black history. From George Bunga, a Black-Indigenous fur trader from the 1890s to sundown towns, the crew s...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 28:29
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As we enter Black History Month, the crew talk about its history, and how they were exposed to Black history growing up. In this Grab Bag show, the...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 28:38
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We continue our conversation on Minnesota’s historic tenant protection laws that took effect on January 1, 2024, ensuring safe, stable, and afforda...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 28:38
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Minnesota’s historic tenant protection laws took effect on January 1, 2024, ensuring safe, stable, and affordable housing. Representative Ester Agb...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2024
  • Length: 28:43
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What started as a show about self-care during the holiday season, turned into a group therapy session with Dr. Aisha Mgeni. She reassures the crew ...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 28:43
  • Purchases: 2
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The crew invited back artist and designer Adrienne Benjamin to enlighten us about the Jingle Dress. Including its origin (and how it’s different wh...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2023
  • Length: 28:42
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When recreational cannabis became legal to possess and sell (with licenses) on August 1, 2023, the Red Lake Nation was ready. Having already been g...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2023
  • Length: 28:42
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When the cost of child care continues to climb, families, especially low-income families, are often left with few options. When this happens, it af...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2023
  • Length: 28:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Beginning in 2026, Minnesota will be the 12th state in the union to offer paid family and medical leave for all Minnesotans working in the state. T...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2023
  • Length: 28:40
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This session, Minnesota joined a growing list of states enacting the CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful & Open World for Natural Hair). This amendmen...

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2023
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Several acts passed into law this session focused on reproductive health. The PRO Act established a fundamental right to abortion access and reprod...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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New public safety and gun control measures have been put in place in Minnesota with the goal of keeping everyone safe. This includes what some call...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Taking a break from our Legislative Wrap Up, the crew gathers to celebrate joys in our latest Grab Bag show. We celebrate the recent accomplishment...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2023
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 1
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In our second installment, the crew discusses the community impact of the new law giving those who have left prison the right to vote. This action ...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2023
  • Length: 28:34
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As many as 55,000 Minnesotans are regaining their right to cast a ballot with the passing of the Restore the Vote bill. The new law means restoring...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
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After more than two decades, Minnesota passed a law in 2023 allowing anyone in the state to get a driver’s license no matter their immigration stat...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2023
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 2
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In this year’s Legislative Wrap-Up, the crew discusses the 100% Carbon-Free Electricity by 2040 requiring utilities offer customers 100% carbon-fre...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2023
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1