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

How the Rise of Working From Home Changed My Life

As someone with a disability, I’ve seen the pandemic’s normalizing effect on remote work as a blessing in disguise
Jessica Koehler, who won 2020's Mrs. Minnesota pageant, with her family

Mrs. Minnesota Is Going From Stage to Streets

Jessica Koehler shares her personal story as a pageant contestant, parent to kids with PTSD, and mentor with Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
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