After the final remaining Hmong refugee camp in Thailand closed, Minnesota greeted five thousand new residents with warm words and closed doors. Now many are homeless and struggling to survive.
Orphanage advocate Mary Jo Copeland, exiting the Dry Dock Cafe (where she frequently lunches) in the Warehouse District of Minneapolis shortly after 1 p.m. today. She departed in a late-model silver Lincoln. Vanity license plate: "Empathy."
Copeland's orphanage to open at Supertarget
Photographing radical Faeries, elderly grandparents, and homeless kids, Keri Pickett pulls subjects from the edges of public awareness to the center of the frame
The terrible compassion of Mary Jo Copeland.
Would-be-mayor Barbara Carlson means to make Minneapolis everything she has always imagined it to be.