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.
Over the past few months, the Vikings have rolled out a number of initiatives in a push towards social justice.
From the cities to the suburbs, a group of Twin Cities-area principals is vowing to make educational practices in the state more equitable.
Since launching four years ago in the Twin Cities, the People of Color Career Fair has worked to close the unemployment gap among people of color.
A math teacher by profession, one Minneapolis man is using the arts to promote solidarity.
Molding boys into men of character is the mission of a Twin Cities nonprofit for nearly 10 years.
A local author and illustrator are hoping to inspire kids of color to chase their dreams.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Minneapolis-based Southeast Asian Diaspora (SEAD) Project provided hand sanitizers and face masks to Minnesota’s Southeast Asian communities.
Project Food Forest, a nonprofit organization based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is working to strengthen the connection between minority groups and the rest of the community to address food insecurity in Rock County.
Chefs of the Gatherings Cafe at the Minneapolis American Indian Center have been preparing healthy and delicious meals for the elderly in their community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more than 10 years, the Twin Cities area nonprofit Project Diva International has helped to shape the lives of black girls in Minnesota.
Last week, nine young journalists participated in the ThreeSixty Journalism's inaugural Digital Media Arts Camp where they remotely worked on photo essays, audio stories, illustrations, social media, and interactive digital stories.