Racial Disparities

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Hennepin County offering $100 VISA gift cards if you get a COVID vaccine

The county is using federal aid to try to boost the vaccination rate and lessen disparities.

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Bush Foundation granting $100M to Black and Native Americans to help close wealth gap

This is intended to serve people who need a financial boost to access wealth-building opportunities like education, homeownership and entrepreneurship.

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New data reveals Minnesotans getting COVID vaccines are disproportionately white

The Minnesota Department of Health revealed race and ethnicity vaccine data on Friday.

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The Page Amendment for education returns to MN Capitol, so what is it?

The Page Amendment would change the state Constitution to make quality education a civil right.

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Best Buy plans to hire 1,000 new tech workers, focusing on people of color and women

Thirty percent of the company's new hires will be people of color and women, Best Buy says.

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Thousands sit-in at Capitol to protest police brutality, push for systemic change

The student-led protest maintained a quiet and positive atmosphere.