Good Question: What Can The NBA Do To Punish A Team Owner?The NBA commissioner will address racist statements attributed to LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday. The statements, reportedly between Sterling and his girlfriend, surfaced over the weekend. In the recordings, a man is heard telling a woman, "Yeah, it bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you’re associating with black people. Do you have to?"
Rep. Apologizes For Controversial NBA TweetThe Minnesota legislator whose tweet about the NBA aroused cries of racism is apologizing Monday. Rep. Pat Garofalo, a fifth-term Republican from Farmington, has faced an avalanche of criticism for suggesting this weekend that pro basketball players had criminal tendencies.
ACLU Asks Vikings Stadium Not To Use Redskins NameA request that Minnesota stadium officials avoid using the Redskins name and logo when Washington plays the Vikings next month is spurring conversation but may not produce action.
Good Question: Why Such A Large Achievement Gap In MN Classrooms?ACT scores are out for Minnesota students and, overall, Minnesota ranks No. 1 in the country. But, a closer look at the numbers reveals a huge gap when it comes to race. Sixty-one percent of white students met college readiness standards compared to 16 percent of black students. That’s not the only test where Minnesotans fall behind.
Esme's Blog: The Real Problem With Washburn HS Doll IncidentOn Jan. 11, four students at Washburn HS in South Minneapolis hung a dark-skinned doll from a rope in a school stairwell, took pictures of it and posted the images to social networking websites.
Cops: Two Arrested In Connection With Cross Burning IncidentTwo men have been arrested Wednesday in connection with a racially charged cross burning incident in Bemidji, police say.
Minn. Bus Driver Fired For Alleged Racist CommentA bus driver for the Albert Lea School District has been fired after a disputed incident in which two kids accused him of making a racist comment.
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