Human Rights Commission

Moorhead Passes Juneteenth Independence Day Resolution

Juneteenth Independence Day began as a holiday in Texas

MOORHEAD, Minn. — June 19th is now designated as Juneteenth Independence Day in Moorhead. The City Council passing a resolution on the recommendation of the Moorhead Human Rights Commission from July. While there have been previous Juneteeth events held in the city in the past, this is the first time it has been formally adopted. The holiday is an observance…

DFL State House candidates discuss race to represent Moorhead, Oakport Township

The primary is on Tuesday and whoever wins will go against Republican Edwin Hahn in November.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Heather Keeler is a native of Lake Andes, South Dakota and is the vice chair of the Moorhead Human Rights Commission. She says growing up not seeing people who look like her in positions of power inspired her to take matters into her own hands. “I need to have the courage to step up. We need to…

Non-profit CEO wants more black teachers in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Moorhead’s Human Rights Commission holds two meetings Wednesday to hear from the community on how to make the city a more inclusive place. The panel and community members discussed the possibility of getting a community liaison officer. They would reach out to new Americans and hear issues they deal with and bring it to the city’s attention….