Minnesota Churches Reckon with Their Part in Institutionalized Racism

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The “Truth and Reparations” initiative focuses on the complicity of Christian faith communities in harm done to African-American and American Indian people. Feven Gerezgiher reports.

Racist, Anti-Semitic Attacks Threaten Twin Cities Targets

Monday, a federal judge sentenced Illinois militia leader Emily Claire Hari to 53 years in jail for the 2017 bombing of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington. The sentencing came amidst news of other alleged hate crimes in the Twin Cities.

Upcoming Police Trials: Who Gets to See?

Two former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd are opposing the broadcast of their upcoming trial. The defense will officially make that request in court on Thursday. Feven Gerezgiher reports.

The Power of Body Cam Footage

The case of a St. Paul man recently acquitted on charges of attempted murder is still raising questions about police and prosecutorial fairness. Feven Gerezgiher reports.

Central Minnesota’s Ties to Slavery

An alleged hate crime in Cold Spring has resurfaced long-standing racial divides in central Minnesota, which some trace back to southern slaveholders who moved to the area.