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Minnesota investigators are reviewing an incident at an Eden Prairie McDonald’s in which a white man allegedly pulled a gun on a group of black Muslims teens.

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A Minnesota Democratic candidate for Congress who is poised to become the first Somali-American elected to the U.S. House has denounced claims that she married her brother and committed immigration fraud.

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It turns out isolating an entire nationality and encouraging employees to kick them out of your establishment is bad for business.

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Scream Town, a Halloween-themed park outside of Chaska, Minn., is backtracking after sending their employees a scarily idiotic (and highly racist, and likely, highly illegal) missive banning Somalis from the establishment.

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Jim Bunner, a multimedia journalist with KTTC in NBC affiliate in Minnesota was fired one day after covering a Donald Trump rally while wearing a MAGA hat.

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A new study says more teenagers are identifying themselves with nontraditional gender labels such as transgender or gender-fluid.

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A black man with a heavy speech impediment who considers himself a politician made a campaign video in which he called himself a “nigger”—hard “r.”

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Rep. Keith Ellison has denied an allegation of physical abuse from an ex-girlfriend just days before a Tuesday primary in which the congressman is running for state attorney general.

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  Pop the champagne, because Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) on Thursday declared Aug. 8, Beyoncé and Jay-Z Day, The Hill reports. “Beyoncé and Jay-Z have taken home numerous awards from platforms such as the Grammy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and NAACP Image Awards, among others and have sold millions of records worldwide,” the Minnesota […]

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A St. Cloud, Minnesota coupe are suspected of assaulting a Black man, holding him to the ground, threatening to run over him with a truck.

The post Racist couple attacks Black man with car, threatening to run him over for parking on their street appeared first on theGrio.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When John Landgaard became superintendent of Worthington Public Schools 15 years ago, […]

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Ilhan Omar became the nation's first and only Somali-American lawmaker when she won a seat in the Minnesota House.

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In June 2017, a 40-year old Australian yoga teacher was fatally shot by a cop in Minneapolis after calling 911 about a possible sexual assault she witnessed in an alleyway behind her home.

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The United States is vast and diverse with so many travel destinations to choose from...

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Minneapolis, Minn., protesters shut down a House committee session after congressmen passed a Republican-sponsored bill, House File […]

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Falcon Heights, MN — Philando Castile, a 32-year-old employee of a St. Paul Public school, died after being shot by a St. Anthony police officer during a traffic stop. Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, used her mobile phone to Facebook Live the immediate aftermath of the shooting.  In the graphic 10-minute video, Castile is slumped over and […]

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A high school teacher in Minnesota was suspended for posts on social media that were […]

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theGRIO REPORT - The St. Paul Public School District and Timothy Olmsted, 6th grade teacher at the Heights Community School in St. Paul, Minnesota, are being sued by his students' families. The lawsuit comes after students reported Olmsted's discrimination against African-American students...

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Last year a 24-year-old transgender woman, Chrishaun 'CeCe' McDonald, was arrested for killing a man who harassed her with racial and homophobic slurs...

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