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Civil Rights Groups Protest Closures Of Muslims’ Bank Accts.
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By Katie Rucke

A Minneapolis-based bank has been closing the accounts of its customers in the Islamic community for years, but nobody can figure out why.




Fired from TSA, Mpls. man gets prison term for off-duty hate crime against Somali
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A Minneapolis man who lost his job with the Transportation Security Administration for an off-duty assault of an elderly Somali man has been sentenced to six months in prison for the hate crime.




My Faith: Rep. Keith Ellison, from Catholic to Muslim
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Minneapolis, Minnesota (CNN) –Prior to 2006, few people even knew that then-Minnesota state legislator Keith Ellison was a Muslim. Because of his English name, he said, no one thought to ask.




Minneapolis man pleads guilty to civil rights crime
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A 64-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to violating the civil rights of an 83-year-old Somali man he assaulted in Minneapolis last year while yelling that his victim was a Muslim and should go back to Africa.