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Students Learn from Local Activists About Making Change in the Community

Those four are sharing their words of wisdom, ideas and passions with a larger group to explain the importance of having a voice

MOORHEAD, Minn. —┬áStudents at Concordia are talking to local activists about their work within the metro. Each student had the opportunity to talk to someone trying to make change in the community and the classes narrowed down its pool to four people. Those four are sharing their words of wisdom, ideas and passions with a larger group to explain the…

Exhibit Shows Social Justice Experiences Through Artwork

But the artwork at the Human Rights Exhibit at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Fargo goes beyond that

FARGO, ND — Over the last few months, the North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival has given artists a platform to share the stories behind their pieces. People in the community are learning about their opinions, struggles and experiences through artwork. “They’re putting their view and it’s filtering through their mind and their experiences and it’s coming out…

Sen. Al Franken: “I May Be Leaving the Senate, but I am Not Giving Up My Voice”

The 66-year-old senator spoke in Minneapolis to about 300 supporters, family members and friends about his time in office

  MINNEAPOLIS — As Minnesota Senator Al Franken departs on January 2nd after resigning from office amid sexual harassment allegations, he wants supporters to know he’s not resigning from the work. “Here is my promise to you,” Franken told a room of supporters. “I may be leaving the Senate, but I am not giving up my voice.” The 66-year-old senator…

“Mind Over Marathon” BBC Documentary on the Silence of the Mental Health Struggle

Prince William says this topic is especially close to his heart after his brother struggled silently with his mental health for more than 20 years after the death of their mother, Diana

INTERNATIONAL — Prince William is calling a new BBC documentary on mental health “amazing” because it gives those struggling silently with mental health a voice. The Duke of Cambridge was a guest speaker after a special screening of the movie and addressed many of the documentary subjects. He says this topic is especially close to his heart after his brother…