Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder: Castile exhibit at Mia intersects art and activism

In the months following Philando Castile’s July 2016 death during a routine traffic stop, artists from all over the Twin Cities showed their support for the family through art. Valerie Castile said she found healing in their generosity, and her faith called her to not keep the artwork to herself.  Read more
“We have this other side of it where we’re talking about poverty. We’re robbing Peter to pay Paul. But…why, if we are the financial influencers of our households and our community?”  Read more
“Would you allow your child to sleep in a cage? I think that is simply cruel and unusual punishment for children!”  Read more
Anyone who takes the time to speak to artist RajiTheOne will find out quickly that he has a plan at hand, and nobody believes in him as much as he does. Read more
When it comes to bicycling, the Twin Cities is repeatedly recognized as one of the best places for riding in not just the U.S., but in the world! Here are some ideas to minimize risks and increase both safety and biking enjoyment: Read more
Matthew Kipper, a recent Bloomington Jefferson High School graduate, was a three-sport standout during a time when many student-athletes specialize in one sport. Read more


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