Ku Klux Klan

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Some People Think Iceage Are Assholes

    Iceage | Triple Rock Social Club | Thursday, October 23Synthesizing the raw energy of hardcore with the moodiness of post-punk, Denmark-based Iceage is an electrifying live act that started playing in the U.S. over three years ago. The group courted controversy with the 'zines its members produced a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Casting Martin Scorsese's New Ramones Movie

    Recently, word got out that an upcoming Ramones biopic would be helmed by one of America's greatest living filmmakers, Martin Scorsese. The movie would be one of several band-related projects slated for 2016, the 40th anniversary of the bruddas' debut album, Ramones. Scorsese isn't that odd a c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Stillwater church's sign vandalized to read, "God bless the KKK" [PHOTO]

    Pastor John Kaiyalethe was summoned to work on his day off yesterday when the Oak Park Heights Police Department let him know somebody had vandalized the sign at his church, the Calvary Assembly, which sits just across the border from Stillwater at 5805 Osgood Avenue N.The lettering of the sign, whi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Grand Forks students wore KKK hoods during high school hockey game [PHOTO]

    Students at Red River High School in Grand Forks, North Dakota, staged a "whiteout" during Friday night's state tournament hockey game against Fargo's Davies High School.SEE ALSO: Angry hockey dad yells insult while holding infant, tells another parent he'll cave his face in [VIDEO] But three freshm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Openly racist woman's anti-Obama display: Bayonet-stabbed chair hanging from noose

    A week after Wisconsin resident Thomas Savka made waves with his "HANG in there OBAMA" sign (he says it's intended as a message of support for the president!), Rochester resident Laura Mulholland has upped the ante.SEE ALSO: "Hang in there Obama" sign, adorned with noose, displayed on Wisconsin road ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Biracial Bemidji-area family finds burning cross in yard

    Around 12:40 a.m. last Friday, a Bemidji-area woman was sitting in her rural Northern Township home when see saw the sky seemingly catch fire.She ran outside, and there was an 8-foot-tall burning cross propped against a tree. The woman, who has a black husband and two adult biracial children, saw so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Rochester racists vandalize another Somali home with "KKK" and swastika tags

    Last weekend, for the second time in just over a year, unknown vandals spray-painted "KKK" and a swastika onto the house of a Somali family in Rochester.Muslim civil rights leaders aren't taking the latest incident lying down. Lori Saroya, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Brother Ali: My fans are kicking the sh*t out of me over Trayvon Martin

    Note: Brother Ali is a Minneapolis rapper signed to Rhymesayers Entertainment. His latest album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, will be released in August. Here are portions of an interview following the One Million Hoodies March for Trayvon Martin held March 29 at the University of Minn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Shonen Knife at the 7th St. Entry, 11/11/11

    Photos by Steve Cohen​Shonen Knife November 11, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis When a band embarks on it's 30th Anniversary Tour--assuming the band makes it long--it's often nothing but a money grab, an excuse to double ticket prices and knock the t-shirt prices up another 10 dollars. Sure, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Kanye in Minneapolis: A superfan reflects on her experience

    Photos by Stefanie Odberg for 96.3 NOW​BY HANNAH SILK CHAMPAGNEWhen is a listening party not just a listening party?When it's a Kanye West listening party.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Kanye West's "Runaway": We watched it so you won't have to

    ​It's kind of an unwritten law of modern pop stardom: if you're a power-player, you need a movie. It doesn't have to last for two hours, but it needs to run longer than a traditional music video, it should let you flaunt your acting chops, and it should tell a story.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Minnesota's Most Haunted Places

    ​Halloween is supposed to be scary -- something that can be forgotten while party-hopping in a sea of Lady Gagas and Mike "The Situation's." In an attempt to get back to the holiday's haunted roots, we took a walk on the dark side of history and found a whole panoply of local lost souls: murdered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty, Michele Bachmann, oppose Quran burning

    T-Paw pretty much thinks burning books is a bad idea.​There's been a lot of controversy this week about Florida pastor Terry Jones' upcoming Quran burn-a-thon, set for this Saturday, the anniversary the Sept. 11 attacks. President Obama calls it a recruitment bonanza for al Qaida. Nationally, ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 2010

    Asylum Denied

    Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Wisconsin high schoolers think KKK t-shirts are a big joke

    Photo: Image EditorHigh school humor in Wisconsin​When you think of adolescent humor, the Ku Klux Klan springs right to the forefront, doesn't it? All those lynchings, cross burnings, beatings and other racist terrorism evidently tickled the old funny bone among some kids at Gale-Ettrick-Tre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Vikings penis flasher adopts a cow?

    Minnesota Vikings tight end Visanthe Shiancoe sure knows how to keep us coming back for more.

  • Music

    June 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 18, 2009

    A day for nonviolence

    MLK Day commemorates more than the man. Visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Listen to some of this music. (Download "Something to Think About" here.) Then read Taylor Branch, from a speech just published in The Nation:[June 21, 1964] was the first night of Freedom S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Same Sex Marriage: a local pastor's support for marriage rights

    Outside Rev. Paul Eknes-Tucker's modest blue colored home is ... More >>

  • Arts

    October 10, 2007

    Sleazy Does It

    'Jerry Springer the Opera' Is Gleefully Profane

  • Columns

    May 30, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2007
  • Arts

    December 6, 2006

    What Happened to the Incest and the Moonshine?

    Where would rural America be without the pathos?

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2006

    11/03 Morning Communiqué

    Iran woos American tourists, enforcement of U.S. privacy laws puts us in a league with China and Russia, order your 2007 conservative wome ... More >>

  • Arts

    September 13, 2006
  • Music

    September 6, 2006
  • Columns

    June 28, 2006

    I'd Rather Kiss a Wookie

    Will someone please tell JoJo that the world is a greedy, vicious place?

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2006
  • Columns

    April 19, 2006

    The Other White Meat

    Nooses. Threats. KKK Cartoons. Tory Lowe learned something about piggish behavior after he went to work at the Swift Pork Company.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2005

    10/27: Morning Communique

    Harriet Miers withdraws nomination, Sin City the TV series, Mario bloopers, the lack of racial diversity in baseball, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...

  • News

    October 26, 2005

    Black on Black Grime

    The Natalie Johnson Lee/Don Samuels race for city council is one of the nastiest campaigns in local memory

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2005
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2005

    DJ Spooky remixes 'The Birth of a Nation' tonight

    I found out something disturbing earlier this year, while combing through hundreds of local newspapers from 1915-1916 to research the history of the Varsity Theater--tonight's venue for DJ Spooky's "remix" of D.W. Griffith's

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2005
  • Movies

    July 6, 2005

    Rize Above

    David LaChapelle captures South Central L.A.'s clown-dance craze

  • Arts

    May 19, 2004

    What The River Brought

    For years, a man who called himself Badger lived in an old broke-down van while creating a monumental work of public art. Then, something went wrong down on the Mississippi.

  • Movies

    March 27, 2002

    Safe Deposit Box

    David Fincher's big-budget Panic Room takes too few risks

  • Arts

    March 20, 2002
  • Books

    June 20, 2001

    Smut Check

    The issue of dirty pictures at the Minneapolis Public Library is indeed a federal case

  • Movies

    December 27, 2000

    No Depression

    The Coen Brothers grant Ulysses a Southern setting in their Thirties-style road saga O Brother, Where Art Thou?

  • News

    September 27, 2000
  • Books

    June 21, 2000

    Know Your Enemy

    The Minneapolis Police Department wants to make wearing a gas mask
    a crime

  • Movies

    May 24, 2000

    Kick the Cannes

    Dim efforts by Roland Joffé, the Coen Brothers, Lars von Trier, Neil LaBute, and John Waters darken the screens of the world's flashiest film fest

  • Music

    February 17, 1999

    Turn Off Howard

    Howard Stern's billboard controversy; local rockers censor themselves

  • News

    November 4, 1998

    The Life of Brian Herron

    Brian Herron has battled racism, hatred, and self-doubt. But none of that prepared him for the Minneapolis city council.

  • Feature

    May 1, 1998
  • Books

    March 18, 1998
  • News

    October 1, 1997

    A Storm On The Prairie

    More than any other group, the Posse Comitatus sounded the call for revolution in farm country.

  • Movies

    December 6, 1995
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