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

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

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

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

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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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Human-powered humanities takes all of us

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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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Kevin Lindsey The Death of George Floyd

May. 28, 2020 By Kevin Lindsey

The Death of George Floyd

As the leader of the Minnesota Humanities Center, envisioning a just society that is connected, curious, and compassionate, we send our condolences to the family of George Floyd and his many friends. The tragic history of our country is replete with instances of the suppression of the inalienable human rights of African American individuals. Equally … Continued

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