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Camille Gage

Camille Gage

Camille Gage is a Minneapolis-based artist and writer.

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Remembrance: The day I experienced the decency of Colin Powell

By: - October 25, 2021

The giant black SUV rolled slowly to a stop. Before the driver could round the car to open the door chauffeur-style, Colin Powell popped out from behind the tinted windows. “Good morning Secretary Powell!” I said as I extended my hand for a shake.  Powell replied with a smile. “You must be Camille. Good to […]

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The ethics of protesting: How far is too far in getting your message across

By: - October 2, 2020

Hanging governors in effigy. Vandalizing homes. Heckling political opponents in restaurants or dining outdoors. Death threats. Protest is getting personal — and raising real concern for the safety of lawmakers, policymakers, public health officials and those peacefully assembled. Historically the success of sweeping social movements is aided by a swing of public opinion and subsequent […]