Minn. Group Rallies Around Confederate Flag, Sparks Counter ProtestA Minnesota group says they are rallying in support of the Confederate flag.
Investigation Finds No Evidence To Support Claims Of Bias At SuperAmericaAn investigation into an alleged incident of bias against an Air National Guard serviceperson at a SuperAmerica last month has concluded that there is no evidence to support the event actually happened.
SuperAmerica Says Alleged Military Bias Was 'Misunderstanding On Both Parts'SuperAmerica says that an alleged incident last month involving an Air National Guard serviceperson was "a misunderstanding on both parts." The Facebook posts of the military member allege that she was denied service at the SuperAmerica on Post Road near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Gov. Walker Says Haley Asked That He Not Talk About Confederate FlagWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he didn't initially offer his opinion on whether the Confederate flag should be taken down from the Capitol grounds in South Carolina because Gov. Nikki Haley asked him to hold off speaking about it.
Target Pulls Confederate Soldier CostumeTarget Corporation has removed a Confederate officer costume from sales on its website in the aftermath of the murders at a black Charleston, South Carolina church last week.
Obama Tweeter Says Posts Cost Him His JobA Minnesota man investigated for violent tweets addressed to President Barack Obama says he lost his job because of them, but the company denies that's the reason. The president's first official tweet from his @POTUS handle last month drew some hateful comments.
Carpenter Alleges Workplace Racism After Finding Noose, Being FiredA 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.
Rally Aims To Highlight Racial Employment Disparities In Metro AreaA report to be released on Thursday aims to highlight employment disparities in Minnesota. The groups Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, the Center for Popular Democracy, and the Economic Policy Institute say they plan to hold a rally.
Family Accused Of Cyber Bullying Apologizes For Dad's ReactionThe family of the Prior Lake father who is accused of retaliating in the wake of his kids' alleged cyber bullying has responded to the national attention the incident has attracted. Recently, Brad Knudson posted a video on YouTube to show people how his 14-year-old daughter was being bullied via Snapchat.
Prior Lake Father Calls Out Teen Daughter’s Bullies OnlineA Prior Lake father is taking a unique approach to fight back against the family he says bullied his 14-year-old girl. He's calling them out on YouTube by showing an offensive video sent to his African-American daughter. (Warning: Video contains strong language). Brad Knudson posted the video to show people how his daughter was being bullied with racist messages via Snapchat. The YouTube video he made late Monday already has over 58,000 views.
County GOP Official Calls Muslims 'Parasites' On FacebookThe chairman of the Republican Party of Minnesota is condemning comments about Muslims a county GOP chair made on his Facebook page. Big Stone County GOP Chair Jack Whitley called Muslims "parasites" and wrote "FRAG 'EM!" when they travel to Mecca, slang for a fragmentation hand grenade.
Movie Blog: Three Films From 'Cine Latino'This weekend kicks off Cine Latino, a film festival put on by the Film Society of Minneapolis-St. Paul that seeks to celebrate movies in Spanish and Portuguese. Here are capsule reviews of a few of the films that caught my eye.