Civil Rights

Women mayors twice as likely than men to face online abuse,...

Former Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, the first woman in the city’s history to hold the post in the era of social media, recalls clearly...

Republicans begin push for voter ID law even after voters rejected...

Minnesota Senate Republicans, defending a narrow 35-32 majority in the November election, signaled a major push for a new voter ID law in the...

Lewis stumps for blocking refugee resettlement in Bemidji

BEMIDJI -- On the campaign trail for a U.S. Senate seat, Jason Lewis made a stop in Bemidji Thursday night to host a discussion...

Minnesota is projected to lose a seat in Congress. Here’s why...

WASHINGTON — Minnesota is projected to lose a U.S. House seat in the coming years, new data show — a change that would diminish...

What you probably don’t know about Colin Kaepernick: His faith A...

I am among what I suspect is a rather small group: Ordained women ministers who also are football fans. In my youth in Oklahoma, ...

Daily Reformer: Happy MLK Day

Good morning and happy MLK Jr. Day. Government is closed for the day, but Daily Reformer is not.  Gov. Tim Walz was at the 30th...

Newest phase in opioid epidemic: Mix of opioids and stimulants like...

Minnesota health officials and researchers are tracking a troubling trend in the opioid crisis, even amid a decline in the total number of opioid-involved...

Measuring progress among black Americans since Dr. King’s death

On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, over a half century...

America’s public schools seldom bring rich and poor together — and...

More than five decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., many carry on his legacy through the struggle for racially integrated schools....

Minnesota Republicans say they’re going to make urban crime an issue....

Minnesota Republicans are taking a cue from President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 election by raising an incendiary issue: Urban crime.   Although there’s not...
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