A just society that is connected, curious, and compassionate.

Programs

A just society that is connected, curious, and compassionate.

The Minnesota Humanities Center’s programs connect our past, present, and future by bringing people together to increase understanding and spark change.

Join us for fun, challenging, fascinating events that help build thoughtful, literate, and engaged Minnesotans.

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In this place now called Minnesota, we learn from Dakota and Ojibwe people through stories of this land and its first people.

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Immerse yourself in Minnesota’s rich cultural heritage through literature, bilingual book projects, cultural events, and more.

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Drawing on the power of the humanities, Veterans’ Voices changes the narrative of Veterans and honors their contributions.

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We Are Water MN deepens connections between the humanities and water through a network of partnerships, a traveling exhibit, and public events.

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Blog

Kevin Lindsey How Can We Breathe – A Time to Listen, Share, and Be Heard

Aug. 25, 2020 By Kevin Lindsey

How Can We Breathe – A Time to Listen, Share, and Be Heard

At the dawn of the formation of our country, and even begrudgingly to this day, the existing political and social hierarchy of our nation has sought to deny and frustrate the inalienable rights of African Americans to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.  Since the video of the murder of Mr. George Floyd went … Continued

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Kevin Lindsey Celebrating Juneteenth by Finishing the Work

Jun. 19, 2020 By Kevin Lindsey

Celebrating Juneteenth by Finishing the Work

A new movement has begun to recognize Juneteenth as a national holiday. Proponents stress the need for America never to forget how racial slavery has been imprinted upon the soul of the nation and to always remember how the descendants of enslaved African Americans continue to shape its present and future. The death of George … Continued

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