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Black dolls make a difference in the world.This statement is a reminder of the importance of developing self-identity, embracing cultural heritage, and fostering self-awareness. As early as three … more
How our energy is created and distributed impacts us all. It impacts our health and it impacts our wallets. That said, it does not impact us all equally. First, let’s look at energy and health. … more
The New York Times covers it thoroughly, half the channels on tv are covering it, the community is buzzing loudly. Funny how 365 days can change the world so surprisingly, so drastically.One piece at … more
Midway Como Frogtown Monitor staff attended the Minnesota Newspaper Association Convention (MNA) back in February from the comfort of our respective homes. As many events these days, it ended up … more
In a world where we depend on our computers, phones, tablets and so much of our lives is run through screens and virtually, is there now more importance on the traditional ways of life? Trends have … more
Children are the hope for the future. History has shown us that youth have been at the forefront of social change movements. Whether it be the Freedom Riders of the past (who fought against racial … more
After reading Dr. Artika Tyner’s column (March 2021 issue), not once was it mentioned that students are responsible for their own actions. Schools, staff or teachers don’t make students … more
After years of driving past the caged black rocks in Dickerman Park on Fairview and University Aves., I simply must discover their purpose. Available online plans mention only park development … more
The fate of the Hamline-Midway neighborhood library building is uncertain. The Saint Paul Public Library (SPPL) is seeking Capital Improvement Budget (CIB) funding to either fully renovate the … more
In 2015, a powerful area real estate developer purchased an apartment complex in Richfield. The new owner rebranded the property “Concierge,” raised rents, and instituted income and … more
In late 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change gave the world a stark warning. The warning was that the world MUST take unprecedented aggressive action to fight climate change to have … more
Schools and prisons should never be in the same sentence; however, the school-to-prison pipeline is real. For far too many students of color, entering the gateway to incarceration begins with a … more
On Feb. 25, 2021, the Midway Chamber of Commerce held its annual celebration. In a typical year, this would mean dressing up and having a plated dinner in person with 300 attendees on a Saturday … more
If you haven’t had your catalytic converter stolen this year, chances are you know someone who has. The catalytic converter is a device located in the exhaust system underneath an automobile … more
In an effort to get further outside the confines of my limited perspective as a white woman in South Minneapolis, I started following the Facebook pages of a number of Indigenous tribes in Minnesota … more
It’s just another day in quarantine. The Minnesota winter feels extra cold as negative temperatures discourage walks and breaks away from laptops, people, and small spaces. She thought this was … more
Newspapers are dying.Thousands of newspapers have closed.No one reads the newspapers anymore.Only old people read newspapers.Newspaper ad effectiveness is uncertain.Newspaper ads underperform digital … more
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