Analysis Shows Great Disparities Between Black & Whites In MinnesotaAs Minnesota’s elected officials increasingly announce plans to address the state’s racial inequalities, a new national analysis puts Minnesota near the bottom of the list when measuring for integration between black and whites.
Unemployment Rate For Blacks In Minnesota Hit A Record Low Last MonthState officials say Minnesota added 8,700 private sector jobs last month and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.1 percent. Meanwhile, there was also a drop in unemployment for the state’s black population.
Charter Schools Among The Nation's Most Racially SegregatedCharter schools are among the nation's most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds — an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools.
Faith Leaders At Capitol To Urge Help For Poor, People Of ColorA multi-racial, multi-denominational group of clergy gathered at the State Capitol Thursday. They announced their commitment to engage Minnesota's elected leaders, and promote policies that they say will eliminate racial and economic inequities.