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V.T. Bidania is the author the "Astrid & Apollo" chapter-book series for ages 6-8

V.T. Bidania’s Hmong-Focused Kids’ Books Make Diversity the Subtext

The characters are Hmong, but the stories are for everyone, says the author of St. Paul-based “Astrid & Apollo” series

10 Ways to Enhance Diversity and Inclusion in Your Workplace

U.S. Bank’s chief diversity officer Greg Cunningham offers tips for building inclusivity and responding to racial injustice
Leslie Barlow

Fall Arts 2020: Leslie Barlow’s Vivid Portraits Explore Mixed-Race Identity

The Minneapolis-based artist has responded to the police killing of George Floyd with intimate murals
Seitu Jones is Two Stars' mentor for the Forecast project for the Midway Public Art

Q&A: The Rise of Artist Angela Two Stars in the Twin Cities

Two Stars plans to dig into Minnesota’s landscape, history, and current events with commissions and sculptural works

Q&A: U of M President on Going Back to School in a New World

A year after taking office, President Joan T.A. Gabel must rethink campus life, from pandemic precautions to police presence
Artist Ann Wood recreates flowers, insects, fruits, vegetables, and other earthly items using handcut paper and mixed media

Meet 6 Gifted Minnesota Makers in Their Spaces

Minnesotans are creating beautiful, delicious, useful things out of concrete, honey, straw, and tons more

Brian Yazzie Stands Up for Native American Recipes

On social channels like Twitter and YouTube, the St. Paul chef celebrates Indigenous cuisine and calls out cultural appropriation
Michael "BearDaBeast" Key holds the NBA 2K championship trophy

Minnesota’s First Esports Superstar: Michael “BearDaBeast” Key

BearDaBeast led T-Wolves Gaming to the 2019 NBA 2K League championship and is hungry for more

Q&A: New Director Katie Luber Guides Mia Through a Pandemic

Plus, more on the museum’s virtual experiences, new partnerships, and future exhibits
Jessie Diggins at Snow Farm Resort in New Zealand, where she trains with the U.S. ski team

Q&A: Jessie Diggins on Her Tough Road to Success

The Olympic gold medalist returns to Minnesota with a candid memoir and a championship race

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