Arrest made after Minneapolis East African businesses hit by vandalism
A surveillance video from the vandalized stores shows a man wearing a black tank top throwing rocks at the glass windows of East African-owned stores in Minneapolis.
Somali mob didn’t attack man in Minneapolis, but facts won’t stop the hate
Right-wing media on social media platforms falsely claim that a video shows Somalis brutally beating and robbing a man near Target Field. Police say those arrested aren’t Somali. Twitter, Facebook and Google executives are silent as a dangerous lie spreads.
For Muslims wrestling with substance abuse, it’s often a silent struggle
Community members are trying to discuss addiction openly, normalize treatment and provide culturally competent counseling.
North St. Paul district is taking a new approach to fighting racism in schools
Many Minnesota schools have had reports of racist incidents in recent years. One district in North St. Paul is using student voices to combat racism.
New St. Thomas dean ready to take on region’s diverse health care needs
MayKao Hang’s life experiences were vital to her as CEO of the Wilder Foundation. They’ll be equally important as she prepares to take over as founding dean of the University of St. Thomas College of Health.