Symposium "Prince From Minneapolis"

April 16
The symposium "Prince From Minneapolis" began Monday night, April 16, 2018 with a keynote speech by Jeff Chang of Stanford University at Northrop Auditorium on the U of M campus in Minneapolis. His talk was titled "Keep The Children Free: Prince on the Frontline of Post-Civil Rights America." A response was given by Yale University professor Daphne Brooks. After that, artists and staff of the Guthrie Theater on Monday night, April 16, 2018 joined the city-wide celebrations of the Prince's legacy, by sharing music, poetry and special creations in honor of Prince.

Columbine anniversary walkout for gun control

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For the second time in about a month, hundreds of Minnesota students will walk out of their classrooms on Friday to push for stricter gun control measures — marking the 19th anniversary of the deadly Columbine High School shooting.