Centennial H.S. Students Plan Walkout After Student Receives Anti-Asian TextsElaina Yang says she has been called racially insensitive words for years, and recently got a barrage of hurtful words in a group text message with classmates.
Call To Boost Minnesota Hate Crime Laws Renewed Amid Surge In AAPI AttacksThere is a renewed call in Minnesota to boost the state’s anti-hate crime laws after a spike in reported violence and discrimination against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community (AAPI).
Asian-American Minnesotans Speak Out Amidst Wave Of Racist Attacks: 'It's Very Painful'Deadly shootings in Atlanta Tuesday highlight an increase of attacks targeting Asian Americans nationwide.
Wisconsin Sen. Johnson Says Comments About Capitol Breach Were Not RacistRepublican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin denied Monday that he made racist comments last week when he said he wasn't concerned about pro-Donald Trump insurrectionists at the U.S. Capitol in January but would have been worried if they were Black Lives Matters protesters.
University Of Minnesota Using $5 Million Gift To Establish Center For Antiracism ResearchThe University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health has received its largest philanthropic gift ever to establish a center for antiracism research.
Local Clinical Vaccine Trial Aims To Address Black Under-Representation In MedicineOf more than 700 patients enrolled in the HealthPartners trial, about 30 percent are non-white. That's roughly the demographics of the Twin Cities, which was an objective of the trial.
Neighbors Voice Concerns After Town Leaders Allow Group With White Supremacist Beliefs To Use ChurchEarlier this year, Asatru Folk Assembly bought a vacant Lutheran Church in Murdock. Last night the city council voted to allow them to use the church to practice their beliefs.
DPS Warns Of Fake Social Media Post Threatening Racial Violence This WeekendThe post says white-nationalist groups are doing initiations this weekend and are planning violence against people of color.
Murdock Residents Speak Out Against Church Accused Of White SupremacyThe Asatru Folk Assembly bought an abandoned Lutheran church in the Swift County town of Murdock and wants a permit to turn it into a Midwest regional gathering hall.
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.
Man Makes 'Race Based' Comments, Hits Woman With Tree Branch In Bloomington ParkThe incident happened along a nature trail in the wildlife refuge. The woman said the man made "race based comments" to her before striking her with the branch.