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“Trans Punk at the East Side Freedom Library” by Brianna Baker

Punk rock is often described as abrasive, discordant and uncomfortable. It is in your face and it won’t leave until you listen. One can definitely see why it was a draw for transgender musician Venus de Mars. Recently Venus gave a presentation at the East Side Freedom...

Listening for Freedom: Music, Movement and Watch Night History

“Listening for Freedom: Music, Movement and Watch Night History,” by Kate Havelin The last night of December, 1862, many African Americans North and South gathered in homes and churches, watching and praying for news they hoped would change their lives....

Freedom Rings at East Side Freedom Library!

“In something like the Miracle on Greenbrier Street the power of vision, passion and grit have transformed an abandoned public library building on St. Paul’s East Side. Phoenix-like, the once forlorn Carnegie Library is reborn as the East Side Freedom Library, a...

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