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Omar: Women of color on the rise in national politics
Minnesota DFL U.S. House Rep. Ilhan Omar expects women of color to be even more visible in the 2020 election campaigns. “We are the face of our party,” Omar tells MPR News.
Racism is a health risk for black mothers and babies
African-American women are more likely than white women to die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications, and their babies face worse outcomes than their white counterparts. A growing body of research suggests racism plays a role.
Twin Cities coworking spaces that cater to women offer safe place for work, community
A business concept that came out of New York City in 2016 is quickly spreading across the country and into Minnesota: coworking spaces that cater specifically to women, nonbinary and trans folks. The attraction? Users cite a need for a safer space, a community that inspires and sparks creativity, and a network that boosts business.
Two beaches on Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis are closed for the rest of the summer. MPR News host Angela Davis checks in with Trisha Robinson from the Minnesota Department of Health about why MDH decided to close the beaches and whether the number of E. coli bacteria-related sicknesses is unusual.
Parents raise their children in the hope they will become independent. But with their children’s independence comes the pain of letting them go.
Imagine living with intense pain after you eat or drink, or having a stomach bug that never goes away — That's what it's like for thousands of people living with Crohn's disease.
Inside Sahan Journal with Mukhtar Ibrahim
According to its founder, Mukhtar Ibrahim, Sahan Journal is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to providing authentic news reporting for and about immigrants and refugees in Minnesota.
The difference between Minnesota having seven or eight congressional districts is in the hands of groups who are normally missed by the census, but there are people working to make sure everyone is counted.
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