Gail Rosenblum

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-7350
Gail Rosenblum writes two to three columns a week on people, social issues, trends, and the complexities of human relationships.

Recent content from Gail Rosenblum

Rosenblum: Public defender crisis deserves our attention

Rosalie Wahl’s death on July 22 left Minnesota with immense shoes to fill. The 88-year-old pioneer was a public defender,...

Updated: August 21, 2013, - 08:15 PM

Rosenblum: MIA show by at-risk kids looks under the hoodie for art

In the summer of the Trayvon verdict, it’s hard to feel anything but queasy when imagining an entire art exhibit...

Updated: August 19, 2013, - 08:46 PM

Rosenblum: 35W bridge survivor sees art as healing tool for youth

Larry Whiten wandered into the new youth center in south Minneapolis a few months ago, intrigued by its open-door policy,...

Updated: July 27, 2013, - 10:24 PM

Duets: Beekeeping Jim and his grandson Gus

Jim Berger, 68, usually is working a crossword puzzle or playing Sudoku on his three-season porch when the soft-spoken reminder comes.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 09:22 PM

Rosenblum: Hmong leader ‘always felt better’ when others felt better

The long-awaited hot summer days are here, but Mee Moua finds far less pleasure in them than she once did.“He...

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 09:31 PM

Rosenblum: International student-senior exchange a win-win

Many residents of Kenwood Retirement Community in Minneapolis once traveled the world. Now that they no longer can, that exhilarating...

Updated: July 20, 2013, - 10:03 PM

Rosenblum: North Siders rally neighbors to ease family's broken heart

If there is a tiny dose of comfort to be drawn after the death of 9-year-old Michael Sullivan, it is...

Updated: July 17, 2013, - 09:14 PM

Rosenblum: Two national awards honor work of Braille innovator

Emily Wharton’s epiphany came in college, as she faced a roomful of listeners at a coffeehouse poetry reading.All her life,...

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 07:43 PM

Rosenblum: Reasons for female sex traffickers are complex

The sex-trafficking trial of Otis D. Washington is an eye-opener for many reasons, beginning with its alleged scope and duration.Washington,...

Updated: July 10, 2013, - 09:15 PM

Rosenblum: Rondo Days tips hat to St. Paul Red Caps

The exquisitely renovated St. Paul Union Depot is, fittingly, on the National Register of Historic Places. Next week, the heart...

Updated: July 06, 2013, - 10:02 PM

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