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Carpenter Alleges Workplace Racism After Finding Noose, Being Fired

A Twin Cities man believes he was targeted at his workplace because of his race. Lee Jackson says Lunda Construction hired him to work on the St. Croix Crossing project that will replace the Stillwater Bridge. After just a few months, he says he discovered a noose at the job site.

04/23/2015

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Parents, Activists Upset Over Washburn Racial Incident

A group of Minneapolis parents and community activists are expressing their anger over a racial incident.

01/22/2013

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Esme’s Blog: The Real Problem With Washburn HS Doll Incident

On Jan. 11, four students at Washburn HS in South Minneapolis hung a dark-skinned doll from a rope in a school stairwell, took pictures of it and posted the images to social networking websites.

01/19/2013

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Washburn HS To Host Meeting After Racial Incident

Minneapolis Public Schools will host a community meeting next month at Washburn High School following a racial incident.

01/18/2013

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Washburn HS Racial Incident Cancels Parent Meeting, Community Still Stirring

A Minneapolis Public School says they are “deeply disturbed” after a racial incident involving a baby doll occurred last Friday at Washburn High School.

01/17/2013

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Neighbors Speak Out Against Chair-Lynching Display

Neighbors are speaking out against a Rochester family’s yard display which features an empty chair hanging from a noose tied to a tree. They created the display after the RNC, when Clint Eastwood addressed an empty chair meant to represent Barack Obama.

10/31/2012