Minnesota House Committee OK's Resolution Calling Racism A Public Health CrisisThe resolution was declared with the intention of making the House "an active participant" in dismantling systemic racism in the state of Minnesota.
'Hate Is Not Welcome Here': Stillwater Community Rallies To Support Muslim Woman Harassed By White Supremacist Motorcycle ClubAfter Sophia Rashid, a Muslim woman, was harassed by a White Supremacist motorcycle club in Stillwater, the community turned out to support her and convey their message: "hate is not welcome here."
Minnesota’s Asian-Americans Renew, And Reflect On, Push For Racial EqualityThe death of George Floyd has renewed efforts to change systemic racism, an issue that resonates with every minority group in Minnesota.
Hennepin County Board Passes Resolution Declaring Racism As A Public Health CrisisThe board concluded that racial disparities have lifelong health impacts among minorities, including higher disease rates.
'It's Awful': Stillwater Mayor Disturbed By Encounter Between White Supremacist Motorcycle Club, Muslim FamilyA Twin Cities mother says her peaceful night in Stillwater with her 4-year-old daughter was interrupted by a racist motorcycle club.
North St. Paul Teacher On Leave After Students Post Alleged Video Of Him Using Racial SlurOfficials at a Twin Cities high school say a teacher has been placed on administrative leave after students posted an alleged video of him using a racial slur in class.
'I Really Regret Moving Here': How Residents Of 98% White Buffalo, Minnesota Talk About Race“I realized one day that I'm unintentionally like a White nationalist. I support ideas that oppress other people.”
South Minneapolis Bakery Apologizes After Accusation Of Discrimination Over Hijab MaskA south Minneapolis bakery is apologizing after a customer wearing a face-covering hijab posted a video showing a worker refusing to serve her for not wearing the proper mask.
The 'Minnesota Paradox': Why The State Has One Of The Largest Racial DisparitiesSurvey after survey has told us Minnesota is a great place to live. The data shows that to be true for White people, but it’s a different story for Black Minnesotans.
Corrections Officers Of Color Sue Ramsey County For DiscriminationA lawyer says supervisors prohibited all correctional officers of color from entering the floor where former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was being held.
Calhoun Square To Drop Name Of 'Known Racist And Champion Of Slavery'The owners of Calhoun Square, the shopping center in the heart of Uptown, announced this week that they are scrapping the name.
Twins Remove Statue Of Calvin Griffith From Target Field Over Racist CommentsThe Minnesota Twins announced Friday that they’ve removed a statue of former owner Calvin Griffith from Target Field over racist comments he made in 1978.
George Floyd's Brother Urges U.N. To Launch International Probe Of Systemic RacismThe brother of George Floyd has made a heartfelt plea to the U.N.’s top human rights body to launch intense international scrutiny of systemic racism and the killing of unarmed blacks by police.
Quaker To Retire Aunt Jemima Brand, Acknowledging Its Racist PastThe brand's origin and logo is based off the song "Old Aunt Jemima" from a minstrel show performer and reportedly sung by slaves. There have been repeated calls for the company to change the logo.
Systemic Racism: The Unequal Playing Field That Continues To Plague AmericaSystemic racism has been discussed for years -- but now most Americans are just recognizing the impact it has on almost every aspect of our society.