Michele Norris on the Minneapolis Uprising and Her Minnesota Roots

At the end of one of the most tumultuous summers in recent memory, with tensions between protesters and police still high and a seemingly endless pandemic raging, we plunged headlong into a presidential campaign as pitched and insane as any in our history. And that is why it felt imperative to find a voice of reason—somebody who understands who we are as Minnesotans and could put into perspective how we got here. It’s time to get reacquainted with Michele Norris.