Ellison: Racism Is Part Of The Republican Party

Politics | Amber Randall
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) speaks at breakout session "From Demonstration to Legislation: How Organizing Will Win Back Progressive Power" at the Netroots Nation annual conference for political progressives in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Christopher Aluka Berry

‘Part of the deal’

Writing Conference Canceled Because Of Too Many White People

US | Amber Randall
A copy of "Iowa Trivia" sits on the shelf at the Independence Library in Independence, Iowa July 5, 2011. The new library in Independence, Iowa is one that would make a city of any size proud. But not everyone in Buchanan County wants to pay for it. So not everyone gets to use it these days. Voters in the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary will be the first to cast ballots in the upcoming U.S. Presidential race. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

‘Made a mistake’

School Agrees To Pay Transgender Student $120K In Gender Discrimination Settlement

Education | Grace Carr
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 03: Demonstrators protest for transgender rights with a rally, march through the Loop and a candlelight vigil to remember transgender friends lost to murder and suicide on March 3, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The demonstration was sparked by President Donald Trumps recent decision to reverse the Obama-era policy requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘They in some ways had no choice’

Gov Declares Minnesota Islamic Center Explosion Was 'An Act Of Terrorism'

US | Anders Hagstrom
Police surround a blast inside a mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota (Screenshot/YouTube/FOX News)

‘What a terrible, dastardly, cowardly, terrible act this was’

Minnesota Public Schools To Segregate Students Who Object To Transgender Guidelines

Education | Ian Miles Cheong
A gender neutral restroom is seen in a city building in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 14, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

‘Schools should note that neither a student’s gender nor pronouns are considered public or directory information’

Minneapolis Police Chief Orders Officers To Use Body Cams On All Calls

US | Anders Hagstrom
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) information technology bureau officer Jim Stover displays the new body cameras to be used by the LAPD in Los Angeles, California August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Al Seib/Pool/Files

‘Regain our community’s trust’

Senate Dems Cling To 'Blue Slips' In Order To Delay Trump's Judicial Nominees

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Senator Al Franken from Minnesota speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

Battle looms over ‘blue slip’ tradition

Judge Writes Letter Of Support To Philando Castile Jurors Who Acquitted Officer

US | Eric Lieberman
[YouTube/Screenshot - User: PoliceCrime] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGokQnTFHyM

‘You were never asked to decide whether racism continues to exist’

Parents Continue Legal Fight To Blame Unions For Bad Teachers

US | Ted Goodman
Man pointing to map of Minnesota. (Nosik/Shutterstock)

The parents argue that the unions protect poorly performing teachers, which in turn adversely affects their children

Democratic Congressman Caught On Tape Bashing Obamacare, DNC

Politics | Ted Goodman

‘It’s failing my constituents’

The Philando Castile Shooting Is Indefensible

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
FILE PHOTO - Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez, charged in connection with the shooting death of a black motorist Philando Castile last July, is shown in this booking photo taken November 18, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Courtesy of Ramsey County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS

Never volunteer any information to a police officer

Indian Tribe Dismantles 'Offensive' Minnesota Sculpture, May Burn It Too

US | Anders Hagstrom
Sam Durant's "Scaffold" sculpture before it was dismantled (Screenshot/Youtube/WCCO-CBS Minnesota)

‘Meditation on capital punishment and white supremacy’

Economist Uncovers 'The Latest Solar Scam' In Minnesota

Energy | Andrew Follett
Solar Panels (Shutterstock/Lightboxx)

The scam isn’t even generating much electricity

Student Targeted By Racist Note Does Not Want Her Case Investigated

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused woman (Credit: sheff/Shutterstock)

‘Shut up or I will shut you up’

High School Trap Team Wins Fight To Get Yearbook Photo

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear
Shotgun (Shutterstock)

No guns in school photograph policy overturned!

Lawyer Finally Admits To Fraud, Conspiracy In Extremely Strange Porn Case

US | Eric Lieberman
A man watching porn on a laptop

‘Created a series of sham entities to obtain copyrights to pornographic movies’

Random Traffic Stop Nets 600 Pounds Of Weed Worth Nearly $2 Million

US | Steve Birr
Bundles of marijuana

18 duffel bags filled with pot

Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Philando Castile Shooting

US | Eric Lieberman
[YouTube/Screenshot - User: PoliceCrime] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGokQnTFHyM

Castile was a licensed concealed-carrier