40 Years After Ending Black Ban, Mormons Still Grappling With RaceThe Mormon church on Friday will celebrate the 40th anniversary of reversing its ban on black people serving in the lay priesthood, going on missions or getting married in temples, rekindling debate about one of the faith's most sensitive topics.
Billy Graham Played Complicated Role In US Race RelationsThe Rev. Billy Graham was single-minded when he preached about God, prefacing sermon points with the phrase "The Bible says ..." Yet he had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South.
Poll: Concern Over Race Relations Has Reached Record HighWorries about race relations in America are at a record high, according to the results of a Gallup poll released this week showing over 40 percent of citizens are concerned a "great deal" about the issue.
University Of Wisconsin Looking To Improve Racial ClimateUniversity of Wisconsin graduate student Michael Davis says he feels isolated, excluded and afraid as a black student on the predominantly white campus, where he's been called a racial slur multiple times.
Report: Race Alone Might Be A Factor In Twin Cities DisparitiesThe Metropolitan Council says new research shows that race itself might well play a role in understanding the disparities between whites and people of color in the Twin Cities metro.
Is Gentrification A Problem In The Twin Cities? Not How You’d Think, Study SaysStudies show that this has been a serious problem in cities that are seeing an influx of young, white, upper-class professionals, like San Francisco, New York and Washington D.C. But are poor Twin Cities neighborhoods being gentrified too?
Red Bull Snow Boundaries = Snowmobiling To The MaxIt has being described as the ultimate snowmobiling challenge. "Red Bull Snow Boundaries" is the first-of-its-kind, endurance-based race that is a mix of snow cross and cross-country racing.
Runners Throw Resolutions Out The Window After Brewery's 5KBeer lovers and foodies had the chance to lose their resolutions Saturday with a run throughout Minneapolis.
Despite Warm Weather, SnoCross Is Still Coming To MinnesotaEven with our mild winter, Red Bull is looking forward to bringing an extreme winter race to Minnesota.
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. Pilot To Compete In Nat’l Championship Air RacesSome race-car drivers describe their job as "go fast and turn left." One Twin Cities pilot will be using the same strategy in next week's National Championship Air Races. Only, he'll be going a lot faster.