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.
Thousands Expected At March On Washington To Protest Racism And ViolenceThousands are expected at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic "I Have A Dream" address.
What Can We Do To Help Process Everything That Has Happened This Year?These past few months have been challenging for most everyone. From COVID-19, to job losses, to police shootings to racism – people are having intense feelings of anger, frustration and hurt. So, what can we do with these feelings? Good Question.
'This Is A Powder Keg That We’re Sitting On’: Julian Johnson Hopes New March On Washington Will Spur ChangeFifty-seven years after the peaceful March on Washington, crowds are once again on the way for another march to bring attention to the issue of racial justice.