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RACISM

The former officer faces 20 to 25 years for violating George Floyd's civil rights
Students who knew Philando Castile say his killing inspired them to pursue activism
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U.S. law requires jury pools to represent a fair cross section of the community. Yet people of color are less likely to make it into the jury pool compared to white residents, even though most defendants are people of color. It's a decades-old issue that has defied solutions.
Forensic psychologist Frank F. Weber’s latest true-crime thriller, “Black and Blue,” is about the search for the killer of 19-year-old Sadie Sullivan. The Pierz resident will speak at Roundhouse Brewery in Nisswa and sign books at CatTale's Books & Gifts in downtown Brainerd.

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St. Paul’s push to explore reparations for descendants of Black slaves and victims of discriminatory housing practices represents a newer type of push on the issue.
“The real point is that these imperfections in the market have real economic costs in terms of our GDP growth."
Reps. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, and Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, cast nay votes Feb. 28 on the House floor for legislation known as the CROWN Act, which would clarify the definition of race in the Minnesota Human Rights Act to be inclusive of traits such as hair texture and protective hairstyles like braids, locks and twists.
Racist incidents tied to school athletics have impacted schools across the state in recent months, ranging from jeers at sporting events to alleged discrimination within teams.
School board members across the United States have endured a rash of terroristic threats and hostile messages ignited by roiling controversies over policies on curtailing the coronavirus, bathroom access for transgender students and the teaching of America’s racial history.
Andrea Robinson and her children claim teachers and administrators at Rocori School District looked the other way as students used racial slurs in class and sent threatening messages on social media.

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Several U.S. and British politicians have in recent months apologized after suggesting vaccine or lockdown policies recalled Hitler's regime.

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