Counter Stories We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes.
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Counter Stories: New report shows racial inequities in MN

The report highlights disparities in income, unemployment and home ownership.

Counter Stories: How can white allies help fight hate?

Panelists discuss how, in the wake of Charlottesville, white allies can help fight against hate and for racial equity.

Counter Stories: The shooting of Justine Ruszczyk

How is the dynamic of this shooting different than others?

Counter Stories: Reflecting on the Yanez verdict and dashcam video

Counter Stories is our regular conversation here on MPR News by people of color, for people of color and everyone else. We discuss race, identity and social justice in the context of current events.

Counter Stories: Separation ordinance and Walker's 'Scaffold' installation

Three of the Counter Stories hosts - Hlee Lee, Don Eubanks and Luz Maria Frias - joined Tom Weber along with guest Sharon Smith-Akinsanya to discuss the Portland attack, separation ordinances and reactions to the Walker's Scaffold sculpture.

Counter Stories: Separation ordinance and Walker's 'Scaffold' installation

Counter Stories: The fatal shooting of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards

Jordan Edwards, 15, was shot in the head by an officer last weekend as he and his friends were leaving a party in suburban Dallas.

Counter Stories: The Pepsi ad and the all-male card club

The Counter Stories hosts discussed issues facing people of color locally and nationally.

Counter Stories goes to the movies: 'I Am Not Your Negro'

The Counter Stories hosts watched "I Am Not Your Negro" and shared their thoughts.

Counter Stories: The 'Hidden Figures' of history

The Counter Stories team watched the Academy Award-nominated movie "Hidden Figures" and gave their reviews. They also considered other forgotten, but important, people of the past.

Counter Stories: Reflecting on the election

Three members of the Counter Stories team discussed what they're seeing and hearing in their communities after last week's election.

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