The 53-year-old man who was severely beaten in a racially-motivated assault is now suing the Brainerd bar where the incident occurred.
A 30-year-old man was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for his part in a fight that police said was racially motivated.
A 28-year-old Brainerd man was sentenced to more than eight years in prison Friday in connection with what was believed to be a racially-motivated assault at a Brainerd bar back in February.
Two Minnesota men accused of beating a man because he was black are going to prison. But the victim isn’t happy about it.
A man accused of assaulting a man at a Brainerd bar back in February because he is black pleaded guilty to first-degree assault on Tuesday in Crow Wing County Court.
Young and old, black and white — people from all walks of life gathered outside the Crow Wing County Courthouse to take a common stand. A single sign voiced a clear message, which read, “The thing to hate is hate!”
Two men are in jail are accused of beating a man outside a Brainerd bar. Police say 29-year-old Travis Campbell and 27-year-old Lucas Eastwood targeted Willie Navy last weekend because he is black.
Police in Brainerd say two men intentionally beat another man because he’s black.
Two men are in custody after what appears to be a racially-motivated attack on a black man outside a central Minnesota bar.