Wang Ping came to the United States from China with $26 in her pocket. 13 years later, she had earned her master's and Ph.D., and in 1999 Macalester hired her to teach creative writing.In 2001 she hopped on the tenure track, and by 2005 she achieved the rank of a tenured associate professor. Meanwhi ... More >>
The Council on American-Islamic Relations is preparing to file discrimination charges against Dianne's Fine Desserts for allegedly mistreating Somali workers.
About 45 Somali workers walked off their work site because they refused to follow a new dress code mandating that workers roll up their skir ... More >>
Somalis working at Dianne's Fine Desserts factory in Le Center aren't happy about their company's new burqa ban, and walked off the job Monday to signal their displeasure. Three weeks ago, Dianne's was purchased by Mike Knowles, a Massachusetts-based businessman. A week later, a Somali woman working ... More >>
Michael Brodkorb declined to take questions at a press conference this afternoon announcing that he has filed paperwork with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to begin a lawsuit against the Minnesota Senate.
Through his attorney Gregory Walsh, Brodkorb announced that he will be suing S ... More >>
Three Rochester women are protesting Saudi Arabia's sexist driving rules.Saudi Arabia's monarchy is notorious for the way it forces women to live as second class citizens, or worse. Only with written permission from a male guardian can they work, travel or even see a doctor.
And they can't ... More >>
Via Fox 9Deborah York moves on.It was the "Blackboard Jungle" out in suburban Edina in November 2009, but instead of Glenn Ford facing down high school thugs, it was teacher Deborah York struggling to deal with an obstreperous first-grader.
That's right. A first-grader.
By the time the confront ... More >>
A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F
As the Retailing Behemoth Prepares to Open Its First Store in the Twin Cities Metro, Neighborhoods and Workers Brace Themselves for the Wal-Mart Treatment: Low Wages, Union Busting, and a Big, Friendly Smile
Why did it take three investigations, two trials, and one year of legal ups and downs to convict Alfred Flowers of sassing a cop? He may never know: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, and the FBI have declared the records top-secret.