Good Question: Where Are Journalists Allowed To Go?Following the resignation of the president of University of Missouri Monday, protestors at the school tried to physically block the press from covering their demonstrations. So, where are journalists allowed to go? Good Question.
Lawsuit Accuses Mpls., St. Paul Schools Of Segregating StudentsA lawsuit has been filed against the state of Minnesota demanding desegregation at Minneapolis and St. Paul schools. The lawsuit, which was filed Thursday morning in Hennepin County District Court, challenges what it calls unlawful and unconstitutional segregation in the Twin Cities.
National Anti-Racism Group Plans Rally For Vikings-Chiefs GameThe Kansas City Chiefs will visit TCF Bank Stadium to play the Vikings. With the Chiefs in town, a rally is being planned. Members of the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media held a press conference Friday morning, calling the team's name and logo racist and offensive.
Fmr. Minn. Teacher Develops Board Game To Help Fight RacismAudrey Clausen left her job in the South Washington school district in 2013 to devote full time to her passion. She developed a simple board game with the goal of getting people of all ages to talk about race equality.
Gov. Dayton Leads Discussion On St. Cloud Race RelationsPeople gathered in St. Cloud Tuesday to have an honest conversation about race. About 150 people -- including Gov. Mark Dayton, the mayor of St. Cloud and the city's police chief -- were on hand at the Great River Regional Library to help lead the conversation.
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.