Recent content from Myron Medcalf
They didn't just build a major highway through a Black neighborhood in the 1950s and 1960s. They killed dreams.
I've loved hip-hop music since I was a kid. It's filled with vivid imagery, anchored by defiance. Local rapper Nur-D, real name Matt Allen, and…
Throughout the history of the movement for equality, Black women have been denied the recognition they've deserved.
Medcalf: White Minnesotans who ask why BLM protests police shootings, not homicides, aren't being honest
Those who ask why BLM protests police shootings, not homicides, aren't being honest
I remember pressing a gray button to get my voicemail messages and hearing the menacing voice. I was 20 years old, serving as the editor-in-chief…
To ponder the past is not an optional quest for a Black person in this country.
The great fight for any family of color in this state is to magnify the brilliance, potential and progress of our children against the undercurrent of discouraging statistics in Minnesota.
It's hard to fight a pandemic — and winter inertia — while also shouldering the disproportionate health impact of the virus, Myron Medcalf writes. But these motivators help.
In the middle of struggles for racial equality, it's OK to be tired, too. And it's important to do whatever's necessary to reboot.
Value often feels like something you have to earn here when you're not white. Value seems conditional.