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Editorial: One Year Later

The facts of what happened in Minneapolis just after 8 p.m. on May 25, 2020, are stark: Four Minneapolis police officers responded to a call from a store clerk that a Black man was suspected of having used a counterfeit $20 bill in his transaction. Three stood by while then-Officer Derek Chauvin held his knee […]

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Peggy Tarr: ‘What’s Going On’*

The month of May has several days designated for celebrating events and/or honoring individuals or groups of people, such as May Day, Cinco De Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day. The month itself is given titles that focus on specific interests or groups of people, such as Mental Health Awareness Month and Asian American and Pacific […]