• After A Year Of Loss And Struggle, North Side Teens Find Healing Through Art

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    MINNEAPOLIS - Gun violence, the pandemic and a teacher strike have made it a tough year for students, especially in north Minneapolis. But a program called “Art is my Weapon” is trying to help them heal from the trauma, one brush stroke at a time.
    The nonprofit organization visited Patrick Henry High School for its program “Healing HeARTS” for its second session this school year.
    “It's like, calming and relaxing,” senior Mia Campbell said.
    She was among the students in the class given a blank canvas to paint whatever they chose.
    “A lot of times I like to intertwine art with my activism...
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