segregation

Lawsuit claims jail guards were kept away from Chauvin because of race

MINNEAPOLIS – Eight Minnesota jail guards have filed a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination after they were barred from working on the floor where a former police officer charged in George Floyd’s death was being held. The eight guards identify as African American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander American and multiracial. They say they were segregated and prevented from doing their jobs at…

A Juneteenth Celebration Sheds Light On Racism

According to the group, over 50 people attended the celebration.

MOORHEAD,- “I knew the cotton fields. I knew the plantations. Now, I see hope.” Hope, Destiny says, for a future where black people are no longer killed or discriminated against solely for the color of their skin. Juneteenth, she adds, represents just that. “You’re celebrating the hope of freedom. The hope of coming out of Bondage. The hope that you…