Recent content from Jennifer Brooks
A mural of George Floyd in south Minneapolis is an act of creation in the middle of so much destruction.
Something's not right in Minnesota, land of some of the worst racial disparities in America.
For some families, a global pandemic barely registers as a traumatic event compared with everything else they've survived.
Minnesota's Catholic conference and the conservative Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod are promising every precaution. That might not be enough.
The pandemic threatens our lives and our livelihoods. But for everything the virus takes, there are people who find ways to give back.
For thousands of Minnesotans with hearing loss, the masks we've come to rely on are a barrier to communication.
A small group of students from the University of Minnesota just invented a new Class 1 medical device and got it into production. It took them two weeks.
This is the price some pay to protect the rest of us.
Among the signs: It falls to the lawmakers themselves to fill in as chaplain and open each session with a few good words in these bad times.
The 50th reunion might not happen until the 51st, but Macalester's Class of 1970 is more worried about the Class of 2020.