MN Dept. Of Human Rights: Brooklyn Center Police, Michaels Store Discriminated Against Black TeenagerA Minnesota Department of Human Rights investigation has determined that the Brooklyn Center Police Department and Michaels Stores, Inc. violated the state's civil rights law for racial discrimination in a 2019 incident involving the profiling of a 16-year-old Black boy and police's excessive use of force.
White MN Farmers Sue USDA For Racial Discrimination Amid New Debt Relief Program Targeting POCThe Upper Midwest Law Center has filed a lawsuit against the USDA loan forgiveness program claiming it openly discriminates against White farmers.
Civil Rights Lawsuit Alleges Roseville Elementary School Teacher Assaulted, Segregated Black StudentsA federal civil rights lawsuit alleges that a Twin Cities elementary school teacher segregated Black children in class and assaulted at least three of them, with one 7-year-old boy being choked in front of his classmates.
N.D. Oil Company Settles Federal Racial Discrimination SuitA Williston-based oil field service company will pay $250,000 to a worker it fired after he complained of harassment to settle a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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.
Suit: United Discriminated Against Muslim CoupleA Muslim couple is suing United Airlines for alleged racial discrimination after they were asked to leave a Minnesota-bound flight in 2011.
Va. Contractor Settles Bias Allegations In Minn.A federal agency says a Virginia-based defense contractor will pay $100,000 to settle allegations of racial discrimination at one of its Minnesota facilities.