In his book The Color of Law, Richard Rothstein reflects on the legacy of the Fair Housing Act of 1968: “You might think that fifty years would be long enough to erase the effects of government promotion of and support for segregation. But [...]
Join us for a conversation about how people are responding to social and environmental justice questions raised by freeway alignment projects in the past. Moderated by A Public History of 35W. Hosted by Hennepin History Museum in partnership with the Bell Museum.
Join us for an interactive program about religion and mutual aid co-hosted by History for the Future. This workshop will focus on the histories of mutual aid within faith institutions and how these histories have led religious institutions to be able to assist during this crucial moment of increasing despair and hardship due to the pandemic.
The Twin Cities are grappling with a housing crisis, which disproportionately affects BIPOC communities. How did we get here? How can a shared understanding of history help us carve a better path forward? Join us for this local conversation moderated by Chanda Smith Baker.
This virtual event will discuss opposition to plans to expand Interstate 35W from 1986 to the early 2000s. Panelists will include political and community leaders who advocated for transportation alternatives, brought awareness to automobile pollution, and pushed back against the demolition of housing for freeways.