A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota

A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota

Essays that challenge, discomfort, disorient, galvanize, and inspire all of us to evolve now, for our shared future....

Title:A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781681340029
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    A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota Reviews

  • Linda Owen

    The authors of these essays have nailed us, "us" being the white "Minnesota Nice" majority. Turns out our "niceness" masks a clueless indifference that in some ways is worse than the Confederate flags...

  • heidi

    Having read, listened, and learned about experiences of people of color in America and knowing that racism is alive in MN, I was still challenged by these phenomenal, raw, and moving essays of the exp...

  • Kristan

    4.5 stars. Collection of personal stories about race in Minnesota across racial lines. MN nice isn't always so nice. One author, Taiyon Coleman visits Alabama for the first time for a college intervie...

  • Kate

    "...It's easy to take the moral high road on a social issue when your personal commitment to the principals you espouse remains largely untested. It's easy to point a finger at the egregious violation...

  • Corrin

    This was devastating to read--to know what the experience of living in MN has been for people of color. It included varied experiences from many different ethnicities. This is a wake up call to me and...

  • Nathan

    Peeks past the surface of Minnesota Nice and reveals some of the too-often unspoken pains and tensions beneath....

  • Jessica

    Most essay collections are hit-or-miss, and you read them hoping for a few gems and expect mostly solid pieces and a few duds. A Good Time for the Truth is unusual in that the essays are consistently ...

  • Stacey

    While you can't often walk a mile in someone else's shoes, by listening and reading their story, you can engage in their experiences. This amazing collection of essays shares perspectives that both hu...

  • Terry

    This collection of articulate, mostly firsthand observations of the accumulating legacy of the insidious racism present in Minnesota is both a welcome revelation and an uncomfortable indictment. Pushe...

  • Harris

    This, I feel, is a very important book, especially now. A collection of essays by writers of color living in Minnesota, A Good Time for the Truth was published this year by the Minnesota Historical So...