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.
Black UW Students Want School To Remove 70-Ton Boulder Due To Racial Slur NicknameBlack students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison want the school to remove a 70-ton boulder from campus because its nickname is a racial slur.
Protesters Rally Outside Governor's Mansion To Demand Reparations For American Descendants Of SlavesProtesters gathered outside the governor's residence Sunday afternoon in St. Paul to demand payment to those impacted by slavery and racial injustice.
Minneapolis Police Officer Fired Over Racist Christmas Tree Controversy Back On The ForceA Minneapolis officer is back on the job after decorating a Christmas tree inside the 4th Precinct with racially insensitive items.
After Encounter With Boyfriend Led To Administration Of Ketamine, Minneapolis Woman Accuses Hennepin Healthcare EMS And MPD Of Racism"This happened because Max is a 6' 5" Black man," Abby Wulfing wrote in a Facebook post. "I believe that police brutality and racism is more of a health risk to Max than his Type 1 diabetes."
Racial Justice Protests In The Long Term: How Is A Lasting Legacy Cemented?By some calculations, more than 15 million Americans have taken part -- decrying racial injustice, reinforcing the message of Black Lives Matter.
Minneapolis City Council Declares Racism A Public Health EmergencyThe resolution, penned by council members Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cunningham, declares that racism impacts outcomes in many areas of life for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); it is the root cause of inequities in housing, education, health, employment, public safety, and criminal justice.