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SD advocacy group wants to see Montana judge’s racist emails

July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A group of American Indians wants a court to preserve and eventually release an investigative file containing inappropriate emails sent by a federal judge, including a racist message involving President Barack Obama.

Two…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Tribal leaders urge UND to take action on racism: ‘Expel the students’ who wore offensive T-shirts

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Tribal college leaders asked for swift disciplinary action against the group of University of North Dakota students behind the “Siouxper Drunk” T-shirts that showed up on social media last week.

Several leaders, many of them forme…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Murdock: Sterling shows how real racism looks

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling deserves the nation’s thanks for only one thing: reminding Americans how real racism looks.
The word “racism” gets tossed around like confetti these days, usually by Democrats seeking to cripple Repub…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Daugaard calls Jensen’s comments ‘out of line with SD values’

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Dennis Daugaard released a statement recently on South Dakota Sen. Phil Jensen’s controversial comments to the Rapid City Journal.

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Alexandria group gathers to promote racial equity in community

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDRIA — Although their number was small — about 50 people — their goal was big: changing people’s perceptions about race and celebrating efforts across the state that are addressing the issue.

The local Inclusion Network hosted a half…continue reading on dglobe.com

‘Negro’ not offensive, SD place-name panel says

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The word “squaw” is being removed from geographical place names in South Dakota, but the word “Negro” is likely to live on.

Members of South Dakota’s black community have agreed to work with a state committee charged with gett…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

‘Negro’ not offensive, SD place-name panel says

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The word “squaw” is being removed from geographical place names in South Dakota, but the word “Negro” is likely to live on.

Members of South Dakota’s black community have agreed to work with a state committee charged with gett…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Accused horse shooter denise racism

October 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

LAKE ANDES — The Johanneson name had already been in the news this week before a family member revealed that a dead body found Tuesday was on their land.

Also Tuesday, a court proceeding was held in the Charles Mix County Courthouse for Ray Joha…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

USD to work on cultural sensitivity after incident

October 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

VERMILLION (AP) — University of South Dakota officials have said they plan to strengthen student conduct policies and do more work on cultural sensitivity after an incident involving an American Indian student during the school’s homecoming parad…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com