Posts Tagged: St. Louis

Notable Twin Cities: 7/30–8/5

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Sunday 7/30: Michael Brownlee will be presenting his book The Local Food Revolution: How Humanity Will Feed Itself in Uncertain Times. Common Good Books, 1 p.m., free.

Monday 7/31: Tune up your guitar, warm up your voice, and check out Day Block Brewing’s weekly Open Mic night!

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: The Great Elk

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For a moment, seeing the small figures walking before the elk makes me think that white people know the Great Elk too. ...more

Letters to Laura from a McDonald’s in Brooklyn

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Tonight my loneliness is infinite and I could eat dinner or dance with my limbs wild because there is no gravity keeping me grounded. ...more

He Doth Protest Too Much

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I’ve begun to question my place in society, my place in a country that wants me to remain silent. Mostly, I question my choice to remain silent. ...more

Ferguson: A Rumpus Roundup

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Early in August, unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, in Ferguson Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis.

While protests broke out in the weeks following Brown’s death, Wilson remained free, awaiting a grand jury indictment.

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