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Erik Tormoen is an Associate Editor of Minnesota Monthly. etormoen@greenspring.com
Lift Bridge's co-founders, Vice President Brad Glynn (left) and CEO Dan Schwarz

Lift Bridge Brewing Co. to Open New Spot in Wisconsin

Across the river, the Stillwater-based brewery will expand offerings, seating, and production

Resources to Fight Anti-Asian Racism in Minnesota

How to report hate incidents and support racial justice work for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Kyndell Harkness

As the Star Tribune continues to examine diversity in coverage and staffers, a veteran photographer leads the way

The Air-Filtering Breathe99 Mask Was Ahead of the Pandemic

The Minneapolis-based designer of an ergonomic respirator mask was struggling to find a market—and then COVID-19 hit

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Amira Adawe

The founder and executive director of the Beautywell Project fights against the skin-lightening cosmetics industry, to promote internal and external wellness

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Octavia Smith

The Minnesota Freedom Fund board president saw rapid and exponential growth amidst a trying 2020
Vice President, Minneapolis City Council

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Andrea Jenkins

The Vice President of the Minneapolis City Council can feel the world’s weight on her shoulders

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Yao Yaj

Heading up the Minnesota Hmong Chamber of Commerce, Yaj is keeping Hmong businesses in the conversation
Houston White, Amáda Márquez Simula, Amira Adawe, Yao Yaj, Taylor Ngiri Seaberg

22 Champions of Change in Minnesota

A deeper look at artists, leaders, farmers, and more fighting for equity, progress, and community
By studying the brain at rest, Damien Fair has expanded our understanding of ADHD and autism

This U of M Brain Science “Genius” Has Justice on His Mind

Beyond Dr. Damien Fair's groundbreaking ADHD and autism findings, he's fighting racism in academia and getting real on Twitter