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Police group issues complaint about book read to students in south metro

The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association wants the book removed.

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Minneapolis will create a commission to confront history of racism

The City Council passed a resolution Friday that will establish a truth and reconciliation process to address ongoing inequities among Black and Indigenous residents.

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Red Lake Indian Reservation welcome sign vandalized with racist graffiti

Someone daubed a Swastika and 'Trump 2020' on the sign.

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COVID-19 survey teams withdraw from MN due to racism, intimidation

The survey was aimed at learning more about COVID-19's spread in Minnesota.

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Police: Woman racially harassed, attacked with branch in Bloomington

The incident happened on a nature trail Saturday afternoon.

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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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Ex-MN broadcaster Focke fired by Hornets after N-word tweet

The NBA had previously suspended Focke after the Twitter incident.

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Asian American groups criticize MN GOP chair's defense of 'China virus' rhetoric

The group says the language is "deeply harmful" to Asian American communities in Minnesota.

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Vikings owners supports police reform, calls for education on racism

The Wilfs issued a statement after Vikings players had an hours-long discussion.

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MN basketball world defends John Focke after N-word tweet

Focke said he "mistyped," using the N-word instead of "Nuggets."

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Ex-Wolves, Lynx broadcaster suspended for tweeting N-word

Focke said he said he made an error as he typed the word "Nuggets."

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Cop fired over offensive Xmas tree told arbitrator it was a 'joke' on colleague

The arbitrator found in favor of officer Mark Bohnsack, who is allowed to resume his job after a suspension.

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Minneapolis officer fired over offensive Christmas tree is back on the force

The officer won his job back in arbitration, which has the mayor calling for change to the process.

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Petitions gain support for, against MN school's nickname

The district hasn't said if it is considering a name change or not.

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Minnesota's Largest Candy Store fires worker over offensive messages

The store initially posted to Facebook Friday saying it was hacked.

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Minnesota House declares racism a public health crisis

The chamber passed a resolution Monday saying it'll work to dismantle racism in the state.

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Charges: Man told woman to speak his language, struck her with van

The man's preliminary breath test was more than double the legal limit.

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Brooklyn Center ponders removal of ex-sheriff's name amid alleged KKK links

Earle Brown's name is used on several city buildings and sites.

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Minneapolis brewery CEO resigns after noose controversy

An incident with a former employee two years ago was shared this past week.

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Another Minneapolis company scraps Calhoun name

Some companies have done so since George Floyd died on May 25.