March 21, 2017

​On February 23, North Minneapolis’ Henry High School held an African American Fashion Show. The show was filled with boys and girls who wore a series of African American clothing. Beginning in the early 1900s and...

March 6, 2017

​Being biracial, white and black, I’ve not, and never have, had a problem my white teachers. Even before I experienced having “minority” teachers, I was fine with my all-white instructors. However, once I had the e...

February 17, 2017

​On the February 17, 2017, I attended a community conversation in Rosedale as a table host of a World Cafe, about the betterment of Minnesota education. A World Cafe is a way to have multiple conversations with a d...

January 30, 2017

​According to Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13” , Racial hierarchy is maintained in three ways - the prison industrial complex, the imprisonment and killing black leaders in the 60s & 70s, and through the pressure to...

November 16, 2016

​Being that I am a female senior in high school, the Let’s Be Real event was encouraging. Though I’ve been to other events that involve empowering young-girls, the Let’s Be Real event differed from those. The women...

May 20, 2016

Open Stages is a multidisciplinary showcase located at Intermedia arts, a prominent art center in the Uptown community. Open Stages is sponsored by Kulture Klub Collaborative, Learning Dreams, and Intermedia Arts an...

April 21, 2016

 ​Last Saturday, The SoLeaders got a chance to attend WE Day’s Youth Summit. The whole summit was geared towards social change, so they had motivational speakers, founders of nonprofit organizations, and entreprene...

April 4, 2016

​Learning To BREATHE: Black Feminism, Performative Pedagogies and Creative Praxis. The Winton Cornerstone Event showcases the art-making practices of black feminists who use poetry and performance to elevate black c...

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