Category Archives: Minnesota

Songs where I’m from

City Pages:

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Anti-Racism in Duluth, MN

Duluth, MN is a place very close to my heart. I go there every chance I get. My “Minnesotan family” live there. They mean the world to me and so does Duluth. Really, I don’t know where I would be … Continue reading

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OCCUPY Bobby’s House, Occupy Foreclosures

The people of OWS in Minnesota are defending homes, families and neighbourhoods. People are standing together against US Bank to save Bobby Hull’s home on Columbus Ave S in Minneapolis from foreclosure. Bobby is asking for a reasonable adjustment on … Continue reading

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The Field

Mason Jennings, The Field

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MN fall images

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minn. — An unnamed bog near Isabella Lake, surrounded by burned-over forest. (Photos for MPR by Steve Foss) A mound of sugar beets sits outside the American Crystal Sugar Co. processing plant in north Moorhead, … Continue reading

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“a bunch of skinny black guys will get killed”

A few days a go, I noticed that some Twin Cities media people I follow on facebook/twitter were circulating a call for Somali Americans to audition for a Tom Hanks film. I also noticed that none of my East African … Continue reading

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“this is about building another kind of society.”

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