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Kate Lundquist is still a citizen activist

 

The Lundquist Family: Front - Kate, Maki, Ridge, and Verabeth Back - Nelson, Jacob, Addi, and Charlotte

For 15 years, Roseau was home to Kate Lundquist, a former Roseau High School English teacher and mother of six, two of whom are adoptees from Haiti.

Just like that, they became a multi-racial family, which is not totally rare in Roseau County.

Still, it gave Kate and her husband, Jacob, a deeper understanding of being a person of color.They couldn't avoid that perspective after George Floyd was murdered by Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis cop, on May 25, 2020.

His death changed Kate's life.

And her family's.

Last week on Minnesota Public Radio, her voice came back to life as she commented...



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