The Danger of North Minneapolis’ Single Story: The Way We Talk About Black People Matters

“Show a people as one thing and only one thing, over and over again, and that is what they become.” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Danger of a Single Story. Dangerous. Crime ridden. Littered with trash and broken glass. Infested with miscreants and human vermin. Falling apart. According to a recent commentary in the Star Tribune, …

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Announcing New Blog Project: ReDEFINING (and Call for Submissions)

1. A little over a year ago, an Indian-American woman took home the Miss America title for the first time ever. No sooner than the crown landed on her head, people took to Twitter to criticize the pageant for choosing a person of color to be a representation of beauty, intelligence, and what it means …

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