Minneapolis Park Board Reaches $170K Settlement With Families Of Somali Teens Held At GunpointThe families of four Somali-American teenagers have reached a settlement after Minneapolis Park Police officers handcuffed the boys and held them at gunpoint in July of 2018.
Minnesota American-Islamic Relations Group Denounces Somalia BombingAt least 79 people are dead and 149 more injured after a massive car bomb exploded at a busy intersection on the outskirts of Somalia's capital.
'Go Back To Where You Came From': Muslim DoorDash Driver Says He Was Attacked By Customer Near Lake MinnetonkaA DoorDash delivery man says he was punched and told to go back to his country after making a Sunday morning delivery to a home near Lake Minnetonka.
'A Zero Tolerance Policy With Somalis': Scream Town Owner Apologizes For PostAn advocacy organization is calling for a human rights investigation after the owner of a Halloween attraction singled out Somalis.
Somali Community Grapples With Noor Charges In Damond CaseMohamed Noor was the first Somali-American officer in the Minneapolis Police Department. Now he's charged with manslaughter and murder.
FBI Reviewing Islamic Cemetery Vandalism In Castle RockAn Islamic cemetery that was initially denied a permit in suburban Minneapolis has now been vandalized.
Limited Travel Ban Still Stokes Islamophobia, CAIR-MN SaysCAIR-MN executive director Jaylani Hussein says Monday's decision "emboldens" what he calls the Trump administration's "Islamophobic policies."
CAIR-MN Asks Non-Muslims To Help Counter Hateful MessagesThe head of a Muslim civil rights group in Minnesota says his organization is taking a new approach to countering hateful messages — and he's asking non-Muslims to get involved.
School Criticized For Slow Response After Report Of Hijab Being Pulled OffThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Muslim Relations is calling out a north metro middle school for what it calls a "lack of concern" following an alleged incident where a Muslim girl’s hijab was pulled off.
Restaurant Owner Who Posted ‘Muslims Get Out’ Sign Invited To MosqueIslamic leaders say they plan to reach out Tuesday to the Lonsdale business owner who put up a sign outside his restaurant that said "Muslims Get Out."
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.
Twin Cities Muslim Leader Reacts To Trump ControversyRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump made waves Monday when he called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the U.S." In his statement, Trump said he wants the shutdown because he says there is great hatred towards Americans by the Muslim population.
Minn. Chapter Of CAIR Condemns Shooting In San BernardinoThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement Thursday condemning the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people.
Local Interfaith Leaders Denounce ISIS As 'Non-Islam'With Friday's indiscriminate and heartless violence so very raw, Minnesota's faith leaders are speaking with a simple clarity. Religious leaders are quick to point out that the violence that the terror group ISIS engages in has no foundation in the Islamic faith.
Minn. Muslim Group Calls Paris Attacks 'Unacceptable & Inexcusable'A Minnesota civil rights and advocacy group for Muslims has denounced the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement Saturday condemning the attacks that killed at least 127 people in Paris.