Education

The Present-Day History Of The Civil Rights Movement

The Weisman Art Museum’s new exhibit is highlighting the thousands of police murders of Black people each year, mass incarceration,…

Graduating To What?

Graduating college is a big deal. Typically accompanied by a celebration, a red-inked bank statement, and shiny new career. Right?…

A Word In Edgewise: Where Are the Plagues of Yesteryear?

Photo courtesy of BigStock/EzumeImages I recommend Hans Zinsser’s 1935 Rats, Lice and History, a surprisingly witty, acerbic biography of Typhus.…

Minnesota Black History, Part II

Tracing back: Modern consequences of antiquated enactments The latest Census Bureau data shows that of Minnesota’s 5.6 million residents, about…

A Word In Edgewise: Ratiocination or Lizard Hind-Brain: What’s Your Pleasure?

Photo by BigStock/volodymyrscherbak In 1374, along the Rhine valley, hundreds of townsfolk danced compulsively–non-stop, for days–to exhaustion, even death. The…

Minnesota Black History: Part 1

The Honorable Wilhelmina M. Wright received her federal judicial commission on February 18, 2016. Image courtesy of Wilhelmina M. Wright…

Taylor Seaberg Wins Lavender Scholarship

Lavender is delighted to announce the first recipient of the Lavender Scholarship. Taylor Ngiri Seaberg is a gender non-binary, third…

Our LGBTQ+ Future is Still Unwritten…

Photo courtesy of BigStock/YakobchukOlena Sadly, most of our stories are lost. Vanished in the ash heap of history during a…

A Word In Edgewise: The First Step Toward Knowledge

Photo by Bigstock/zigres As the Black Plague ravaged Europe in 1346, no one understood why they’d been afflicted. The 14th…

A Word In Edgewise: Freedom’s Just Another Word

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Viktoriya Fivko Frances Oldham Kelsey, pharmacologist and physician, learned during her malaria research in 1942, that some drugs…

07-12-21 - 08-23-21 DCTC
07-12-21 - 08-23-21 Inver HIlls
APN 300x250
Fern Connection Tile GIF
MDHQP_NewYears_Banner_300x250
PFund-Digital-Medium-300x250---AprilMay2021

ChrisFriend