MSR Forefront Digital Series


Real Talk. Real Topics. Real Solutions.

WHAT: MSR’s Forefront is an ongoing digital discussion series featuring voices from the community and elected officials to discuss the state of Black Minnesota and demands for racial equity to make Minnesota “nice” for everyone.

WHO: Various thought-leaders, change-agents, elected officials, and organizers. Moderated by Stephenetta Harmon

WHERE: MSR’s Facebook page, YouTube channel and website

. Stephenetta Harmon

ABOUT THE HOST: Stephenetta (isis) Harmon is a Black beauty provocateur, editor, curator, and communications consultant, with more than 20 years of editorial and digital media experience.

Her previous work includes serving as editor-in-chief for the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder and serving as both a senior web producer and a contributing writer for UPTOWN, VIBE/VIBE Vixen publications. She was also the sole digital media editor for Hype Hair for over six years.

Harmon is also the founder of Sadiaa Black Beauty Guide, the premier directory and digital platform to specifically connect, celebrate, and increase awareness of Black-owned hair and beauty brands.


MSR Forefront is sponsored, in part, by the Minneapolis Foundation.

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