Tiffanie Ellis and other volunteers on the Powwow Trail

These Volunteers Keep the Trails of the Boundary Waters Alive

A Minnesota nonprofit group fulfills what the U.S. Forest Service is no longer able to do: keep BWCAW trails open to hikers and backpackers

Guide to Twin Cities Black-Owned Business

Support these local, Black-owned businesses this month—and every month

From Our Archives: Essay: Waiting for the Russian Invasion

A Minnesotan journalist living in Ukraine reflects on Putin’s plans and a nation’s resolve

Braver Angels Is Bridging the Political Divide

This organization, co-founded by a Minnesota professor, is working to depolarize America one workshop at a time

For Pride Month, LuxJoy and Comfort Makes Inclusive Gift Boxes

Edina-based entrepreneur Rachel Silberman prioritizes representation

Meat vs. Plant-based: Where Do We Stand in 2022?

Plant-based meats are popular—but with Americans’ appetite for meat having grown, too, where might that leave Minnesota's farmers?

Q&A: Andrea Jenkins, Minneapolis’ New City Council President

The country’s first Black, openly transgender city council president reflects on love, pragmatism, and her journey here

How the DNR Is Re-examining Conservation Funding

As younger folks leave hunting and fishing behind, the way we fund outdoor upkeep needs to change
Clockwise from upper left: Yohuru Williams, Amina Jaafar, Tru Pettigrew, Anjali Bhagra

Meet Four DEI Leaders of Minnesota

In the realms of education, sports, medicine, and media, these trailblazers are pushing us beyond "Minnesota Nice" toward results in diversity, equity, and inclusion
Amina Jaafar, chief inclusion and strategy officer of Twin Cities Public Television

DEI Leaders of Minnesota: Amina Jaafar

TPT’s chief inclusion and strategy officer entered into the field through moments of disconnection