Juneteenth, also known as Black Independence Day, is being celebrated across the Twin Cities area by a number of local organizations.
Local educator, artist, and speaker Joe Davis performing his poem "Show Up."
An online education resource called the African American Registry is trying to get into more Minnesota classrooms.
For four generations, a Twin Cities company has built or renovated thousands of homes in Minnesota. But, 60 years ago, it helped make history for African American families who wanted to own their own homes.
The Justice for Black Farmers Act would create a new agency within the USDA to buy land and grant up to 160 acres at no charge to African Americans who are interested in starting their own farms.
A week from Thursday, a new cooperative will open in the Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis along Minnehaha Avenue.
If you’ve ever driven on I-94 through St. Paul, you traveled through an ugly chapter in the city’s history.
The gap in financing between Black-owned businesses and white-owned businesses is stark, and experts say COVID-19 has only worsened the situation.
Shona Jackson and Malik Davis were born and raised in the historic Rondo Neighborhood in St. Paul – a once vibrant community, scarred by the construction of I-94 in the late ‘60s.
For generations, African American parents have been warning their children about the potential dangers of being black in America.
As more and more students in the Hopkins school district head back to the classroom, one principal is pledging not to return to the status quo.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is usually marked by celebration and service, but for some this year the day will take on a different tone.
A Minnesota attorney was inspired to bridge the knowledge divide between minority small businesses and lawyers, so she started her own law firm called Just Law.
There are only about a dozen or so Black architects practicing their craft in Minnesota, but one of the men who helped build the Twin Cities was the first African American architect in the state.
With small businesses struggling to stay afloat nationwide, the pandemic is hitting Black-owned businesses especially hard. In our Voices for Change series, we are getting a look at how a local entrepreneur is showing support with hopes it pays off.
Minnesota has a reputation as a progressive northern state, but back in the ‘30s, racism and discrimination weren't just confined to the south.
The lunar landing launched the nation's space program into the stratosphere, but one of the people responsible for its success is still amazed at her accomplishment here on Earth.
There’s a renewed effort by some African-Americans to go into farming and become stewards of the land.
Following the death of George Floyd this year, a number of local governments have declared racism a public health emergency.
A Twin Cities-based virtual symposium hopes to address issues challenging the black community by bringing people together.