Recent content from Maya Rao
Some Twin Cities entrepreneurs of color who suffered losses from the riots after George Floyd's death are wrestling with the political implications of Trump using their stories to blame Democrats for permitting the chaos.
Discussions on race are happening against a backdrop of political divisions in a swing county that backed Obama and Trump.
Some heard echoes of language Nazis used to justify their genetic superiority and which led to the killing of 6 million Jews during the Holocaust.
Those holding Temporary Protected Status could lose their legal standing.
Yet obstacles still exist for contractors breaking into a white-dominated field.
Nearly six months into the pandemic, downtown remains largely empty, with at least 85% of the area's workforce still at home.
Kenosha shooting leads some to Wisconsin, others to Hennepin Government Center
Aides pushed for him to have a more visible presence out in the community, and the mayor has vowed to expand his connections.
Several Black therapists lost offices in riots as their clients needed them most.
Such navigators are hired as trusted members of their communities who understand the cultural complexities that affect public health.