In 2014, a local computer engineer decided to pursue her passion for physical fitness. Today, Valerie Fleurantin runs her own business. It's a one-woman operation, and she is working to make an impact in the community one step at a time.
A new program is designed to help young Somali children, many of whom were born in the U.S. and only speak English, become literate in the language.
The School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota is starting the new school year with a new director.
At the historic Mounds Theater in St. Paul, a dark chapter in U.S. history is taking center stage.
While most coffee beans are still harvested by Black and brown people in Africa and Latin America, the majority of roasters in the United States are white. But that trend is starting to change in Minneapolis.
A Minneapolis man with roots on the north side is looking to invest in the community he serves.
At many historically Black colleges and universities, the marching band is a bigger attraction at sporting events than the teams themselves. Now some HBCU graduates are bringing some of that culture to kids here in Minnesota.
The Legacy Arts Group, consisting of four Minneapolis high school students, is the first all-Black cast performing at the Fringe Festival in Scotland.
With the last name Love, Lorraine Love seemed destined for a career in the wedding industry. She recently became a newcomer in Minnesota's bridal market, opening a shop in St. Paul.
Jayar Luedke has been playing hockey since he was just a year old. But this is the first time the Inver Grove Heights High School hockey player has ever been on the ice with an entire team of athletes who look like him.
NAREB will host a fair this Saturday at the Wellstone Center in St. Paul to help set people of color and other diverse groups on the path to homeownership, with hopes of closing the diversity gap.
A flashpoint in the movement toward social justice, the murder of George Floyd became a catalyst for change. Two years later, an examination of the progress made and the work still ahead.
If the walls in this St Paul bar could talk, they would probably sing the blues. Now the new watering hole is bringing a different kind of soul to St. Paul's Del Sol neighborhood.
Minneapolis is known as the City Of Lakes, but not everyone has the opportunity to take full advantage of those natural resources.
Over the past two years, independent photojournalist KingDemetrius Pendleton has been on the ground capturing some of the biggest moments in the social justice movement in Minnesota.
A local organization is making some major investments in north Minneapolis.
The mission of a new company is to take unproductive and overlooked buildings in Black and Brown communities, and turn them into hubs that address economic, education and health disparities.
"We can be the change we want to see:" Tammy Sinkfield-Morey, the first Black nurse to ever work at Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul, continues to break barriers.
In a historic move, First Independence Bank is venturing outside of Detroit, Michigan, for the very first time in its more than 50 years in business to open two locations in Minneapolis.
Minnesota has one of the worst achievement gaps between Black and white students in the country. But a local community college believes students of color could be helped by having more teachers in the classroom who look like them.