This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.
Framing the story as "safe bicyclist still dies" rather than "drunk driver kills bicyclist" continues to highlight the necessity for bicyclists to prove that they do not deserve their injuries or death.
Early in October I flew to Minneapolis and ran my first marathon. It's astounding to me how many people do this on a regular basis because it really is a long way to run. What I want to talk about, though, is how I ran my first marathon with Haruki Murakami.
Empowerment comes through discovering individual strengths and accepting personal responsibilities. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing atmosphere in which individuals and families can determine their own goals for growth and development.
Minnesota is consistently named one of the best places to live in the United States. What many people don't know, however, is that the Twin Cities is also home to some of our nation's most dramatic racial and economic disparities.