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Anti-Muslim attacks at Minnesota public schools reported

Anti-Muslim attacks at Minnesota public schools reportedThe U.S. Department of Education has agreed to look into possible civil rights violations at two Minnesota public schools, after a group based in St. Paul filed complaints against the two districts.

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed the complaints in March, saying Somali and Muslim students were harassed about their race and religion.

These included name-calling, vulgar language, derisive comments about Muslim traditions and obscene gestures, threats on Facebook and the refusal of a school bus driver in St. Cloud to pick up Muslim students at bus stops.

Taneeza Islam, civil rights director for CAIR, a Muslim advocacy organization, said the organization is pleased that a neutral body will look into its complaints.
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The Saint Paul Foundation receives $1.8 million grant to fight racism in Minnesota

The Saint Paul Foundation receives $1.8 million grant to fight racism in MinnesotaThe Saint Paul Foundation’s Facing Race We’re All in This Together initiative received a grant of $1.8 million to expand its Saint Paul-focused anti-racism work to the entire state of Minnesota. The W...
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Innovative. Visionary. Attentive. Community.

Innovative. Visionary. Attentive. Community. Members of the architecture industry and consumers of architecture and design use these descriptors when referring to the work of 4RM+ULA, a Black-owned full service architectural design firm establis...
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The Loving Me Series

Girls In Motion Minnesota, Inc., The Annex Teen Clinic, The R.E.A.C.H Collaborative, and Kwanzaa Church will present “The Loving Me Series, HIV/AIDS Teen Summit” on Friday, June 11, 2010 at North Comm...
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Shangilia Youth Choir of Kenya with J.D. Steele June 5-6, 2010

Shangilia Youth Choir of Kenya with J.D. Steele June 5-6, 2010Shangilia is a youth performance group from Nairobi, Kenya, under the direction of singer/director/composer J.D. Steele. Ranging in age from 10 to 21, the performers sing in English and Swahili with o...
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