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Bde Maka Ska: ASDIC Board Chair's Letter to the Editor

Scott Russell writes: "The Star Tribune ran a disturbing Op/Ed Monday titled: I asked 350 people who live along or near Lake Calhoun about renaming it — The breakdown is 20 percent for and 80 percent against. Equally interesting are the reasons.

"The author is critical of the proposed name change from Lake Calhoun to its original Dakota name, Bde Maka Ska (or Mde Maka Ska). Here are four examples of how the Op/Ed embodies white privilege..."

Continue reading ASDIC Board Chair Scott Russell's letter to the editor.

Earlier Event: November 3
Overcoming Racism Conference