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Somali Americans criminalized based on race, religion

Somali Americans criminalized based on race, religion

Nov. 1 | United States Attorney Andy Luger, while speaking at the Brian Coyle Community Center about the “recruitment of local youth into extremist groups (Star Tribune, Sept. 9, 2014), told the crowd that “quashing the discrimination Somalis face here...

Local griot El-Kati tackles the delusions of race

Local griot El-Kati tackles the delusions of race

May. 9 |   Mahmoud El-Kati’s newest missive, The Myth of Race, the Reality of Racism: Critical Essays (Papyrus Publishing, Inc.), marks the latest crowning achievement of a brilliant, well-storied career as author, historian, scholar and community...

U of M study: Race matters most in determining who breathes bad air

U of M study: Race matters most in determining who breathes bad air

May. 7 | The Twin Cities earn yet another racial disparities distinction   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer In April, researchers at the University of Minnesota released a study showing that people of color in the U.S. typically breathe air that...

Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

May. 2 |  Spring break trip field trip encouraged thoughts of college, attending HBCUs   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Over 40 Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS) Black high school students, instead of spending spring break on a sunny beach,...