3 Muslim Amazon Workers In Minnesota File Discrimination ComplaintThey allege Somali and East African employees were denied promotions and training that went to white workers and were assigned more difficult tasks, such as packing heavy items.
Human Rights Department Joins Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Anoka-Hennepin School DistrictThe Minnesota Department of Human Rights joined Tuesday a lawsuit against the state’s largest school district, alleging that it discriminated against a transgender student.
Carver County Severs Scream Town Contract Amid ControversyCarver County has terminated its contract with Scream Town after the Halloween attraction’s owner sent a memo to employees calling for a “zero tolerance policy with Somalis.”
Women Say They Were Denied Jobs Because They Had 'Ghetto' NamesSeveral women are claiming they were discriminated against after receiving an email saying their "ghetto" name disqualified them from working at a Missouri company.
Mother Claims IHOP Discriminated Against Toddler With No ArmsAn Arkansas mother is accusing a local IHOP franchise of discriminating against her three-year-old son who was born without arms.
Discrimination Allegations Against The Milwaukee Red Cross"The optics of it is classic red-lining. It's not simply a race issue. I would say it's a class issue."
Feds Sue KleinBank For 'Redlining'; Exec Calls Allegations BaselessThe U.S. Department of Justice has sued a Minnesota bank for allegedly engaging in mortgage lending practices that discriminate against minorities. The bank disputed the claim Monday, saying the lawsuit is not based on fact.
Dayton Issues New Travel Ban Against MississippiJust days after Gov. Mark Dayton banned state employees from nonessential travel to North Carolina, another state is now on the no-travel list.
CAIR-MN Awarded Grant Money To Fight DiscriminationThe largest civil liberties organization for Muslims in Minnesota says it’s received numerous grants from local foundations to help fight discrimination in the state at a time when tensions and fears are running high.
Saudi Prince Must Pay 3 Women $130K In Discrimination SuitIt likely made no major dent in his pocketbook, but a Saudi Arabian prince visiting the Mayo Clinic in Rochester learns the hard way that he can't discriminate against women in Minnesota. Three women limo drivers from Rochester filed a federal lawsuit last fall after they were fired.
Fmr. Professor Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against MSU-MoorheadA former professor at Minnesota State University Moorhead has filed a lawsuit alleging she was discriminating against when applying for a new position at the school.
Mpls. Councilmembers Want Decreased Consequences For Minor Pot PossessionA push is underway to downgrade minor possession of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a petty misdemeanor in the city of Minneapolis. If you are caught with pot in Minneapolis right now, you could face a $200 fine, jail time and a criminal record.
Terror Recruitment Video Highlights 'Minnesota Martyrs'A new video, aimed at recruiting jihad fighters, highlights Minnesotans who have left to fight with terrorists. Al-Shabaab released the 50-minute video Friday which was similar to past propaganda videos, featuring high-quality graphics and video editing to glorify fighting overseas.
Township Accused Of Discrimination For Rejecting Islamic CemeteryAn Islamic civil rights group wants a federal investigation into a Dakota County township board's rejection of a proposed cemetery for Muslims last year
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.