MPR News podcast Untangled Roots celebrates Minnesotans of color
Untangled Roots is celebrates the history and culture of communities of color across Minnesota, with a focus on Black experiences.
The first season pf the MPR News podcast explores what the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul meant and still means to Black Minnesotans and what ethnic enclaves like “Little Mekong” on University Avenue in St. Paul contribute to the state.
Co-hosts Brandt Williams and Jonathan Rabb also have frank conversations about Black cultural spaces and what it’s like for new Black Minnesotans to find community and connection.
MPR News host Angela Davis talks with the people behind the podcast in the North Star Journey project.
Brandt Williams is an editor for MPR News and co-host of the Untangled Roots podcast.
Twila Dang is an MPR News producer and the producer on the Untangled Roots podcast.
North Star Journey was made possible in part with funds from the Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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