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“Op-ed: Preserving the memory of what just happened.” The Architect’s Newspaper, Sept 25, 2020.

“Campaign Aims To Preserve Plywood Art From Boarded-Up Minneapolis Businesses Following George Floyd’s Death.” CBS Minnesota, Aug 23, 2020.

“MN African American Heritage Museum and Gallery reopens.” KARE 11, Aug 22, 2020.

“Meet Artists Behind the ‘Black Lives Matter’ Street Mural.” Minnesota Monthly, Aug 14, 2020.

“38th Street Dreams.” Southwest Journal, July 13, 2020.

“Preserving the murals made during the uprising.” Southwest Journal, June 26, 2020.

“A global list of Black-owned/founded museums, art galleries, and spaces.” Dazed, June 19, 2020.

“America’s protests are making history. Museums are documenting that in real time.” Washington Post, June 19, 2020.

“Finding Minnesota: African American Heritage Museum and Gallery in Minneapolis.” WCCO TV, Feb 16, 2020.

“Life-Etiquette Tips for a Memorable Trip to the Museum.” Minnesota Spokesman Recorder, Oct 19, 2019.

“State’s Only African American Museum Celebrates its first year (photos).” Minnesota Spokesman Recorder, Oct 13, 2019.

“23 Best Free Things to Do in Minneapolis.” VacationIdea - Dream Vacation Magazine, July 20, 2019.

8 Seasons of Art. Directed by Phil Prospers McGraw. Twin Cities: Monarch Melanin Films, Mar 26, 2019.

“Coventry Cowens: MN African American Heritage Museum and Gallery.” Placemaker’s Post, Mar 3, 2019.

“Minnesota finally gets an African American museum, thanks to two visionary women.” Star Tribune, Sept 28, 2018.

“ ‘A Revelation': Scenes from opening day at the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery.” MinnPost, Sept 10, 2018.

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“African American history museum set to open its doors.” Minnesota Spokesman Recorder, August 22, 2018.

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