Civil Rights

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Vikings to honor Floyd family, promote social justice during opener

The Vikings open the season against the Packers on Sunday at noon.

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Vikings players, coaches reignite social justice discussion

Zone Coverage provides daily stories on Minnesota sports teams.

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3 months since George Floyd's death, anger over Kenosha police shooting

An organized call for justice for Jacob Blake will be held in Minneapolis Monday evening.

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MN Supreme Court rules in favor of employment protections for unpaid interns, students

The case stemmed from a St. Mary's University doctoral student's experience at a practicum.

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Burning continues in Twin Cities, with new fires starting Friday

Parts of south Minneapolis look like a war zone.

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Feds promise 'robust investigation' into George Floyd's death

U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald, the Justice Department and FBI are investigating whether officers broke civil rights laws.

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Rev. Al Sharpton arriving in MN to address George Floyd death

The civil rights leader will speak near the site of Floyd's arrest.

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Pioneering former St. Paul City Council president dies at 79

Bill Wilson was the first African American elected to the city council.