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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 … ContinuedLearn More
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 … ContinuedLearn More