Human RIghts

Moorhead Passes Juneteenth Independence Day Resolution

Juneteenth Independence Day began as a holiday in Texas

MOORHEAD, Minn. — June 19th is now designated as Juneteenth Independence Day in Moorhead. The City Council passing a resolution on the recommendation of the Moorhead Human Rights Commission from July. While there have been previous Juneteeth events held in the city in the past, this is the first time it has been formally adopted. The holiday is an observance…

Community Comes Together For Annual Women’s March

The march was originally going to happen in January, but was postponed due to the blizzard.

FARGO, N.D- John Mcmullen from Fargo came with his partner and her daughter. He says it’s important to show her that she has every right to be in control of her own decisions. “I really want her to know that she can do anything, don’t listen to anybody. Putting her down, telling her she can’t do something because she’s a…

Human Rights Film & Arts Festival emphasizes human rights for all

The exhibit features artwork by more than 65 artists

FARGO, N.D. — Step onto the third floor of the Plains Art Museum, and you’ll see paintings, photographs, films and letters blanketing the walls. The images created and words written are intentional. Their goal is to bring about change within the local community. “The issues that these artists are talking about in their works are issues that impact every single…

Artists Speak On Human Rights Through Artwork at Plains Art Museum

The art is being showcased at the 2nd annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival

FARGO, N.D. –¬†Plains Art Museum is showcasing human rights-focused art of 35 different artists. The art is being showcased at the 2nd annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival. Pastor Joe of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church is one of the 35 artists participating in the festival. His piece is called “Bright Sky.” “This is a painting I did last summer…

Second Annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival Kicks Off

The exhibit will also make stops in Bismarck and Grand Forks

FARGO, N.D. —¬†For the second year, the North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival is showcasing art focused on issues people face every day. 35 artists from all over the world are taking part in this year’s festival, which is taking place at the Plains Art Museum. In addition to paintings and sculptures, people can read literature and take in some…