Grammy-Nominated Allan Kingdom Is Back in Minnesota on a Mission

The recording artist’s Yebo Life nonprofit hosts an event this weekend to aid Twin Cities families in need

Justin Sutherland Moved His Prized Restaurant and Came Back Strong

The Handsome Hog chef/owner talks shifting dining trends, his TV show ”Fast Foodies,” and how he’s moving forward in 2021
MOA store owner Patric Richardson, "The Laundry Guy," now has his own show

Local “Laundry Guy” Goes National with New Show on Discovery+

Patric Richardsosn preaches his love for laundry while helping others restore what they lost
Maggie Thompson, photographed at the Northrup King Building in northeast Minneapolis

How Makwa Studio Knits Together Art, Activism, and Business

Textile artist Maggie Thompson had a busy 2020 in Minneapolis

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

Meet the Voice of the U of M’s New Global Focus on Women’s Health

Dr. Rahel Nardos is connecting the University of Minnesota with low-resource locations to improve healthcare access

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Farmers for Change

Three local organizations lift up BIPOC crops, food systems, and dreams

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Yao Yaj

Heading up the Minnesota Hmong Chamber of Commerce, Yaj is keeping Hmong businesses in the conversation
Nellie Francis Book Cover

New Book Tells of Black Suffragist Who Fought for Racial Justice in Minnesota

The life of civil rights activist Nellie Francis is beautifully explored in Augsburg professor William Green's new biography