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University in Minnesota Now Offers Major in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:30am 7/27/2019 at 11:30am

As I have repeatedly suggested, we are reaching a point where left wing ideology in academia is eclipsing and in some cases, replacing, real scholarship.

Campus Reform reports:

Hamline Univ. offers social justice major complete with ‘Gender Politics’ course

A Minnesota university is offering a social justice degree with courses ranging from “Gender Politics”...

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Ilhan Omar Found it ‘Appalling’ a Muslim Activist Asked Her To Condemn Female Genital Mutilation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 26, 2019 at 5:00pm 7/26/2019 at 5:00pm
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On Tuesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) spoke at the Muslim Caucus Education Collective 2019 Conference in Washington, D.C. about a wide variety of issues relevant to the Muslim community.

During the question and answer part of the conference, Ani Zonneveld, who is the founder of Muslims for Progressive Values, asked Omar about...

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Ilhan Omar Told High School Students an Untrue Story About Racial Injustice

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 9:00am 7/9/2019 at 9:00am
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) told students at a high school in Minneapolis a tragic story of an African-American woman sentenced to jail time for stealing a loaf of bread to feed her starving granddaughter.

Now she is admitting she may have fabricated some details.

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Minneapolis Business College to Close in December 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/27/2019 at 12:00pm

Another one bites the dust. It’s becoming clear that no small school is safe.

The Star Tribune reports:

After 145 years, Minneapolis Business College to close in December

Minneapolis Business College, a for-profit institution in Roseville focused on career preparation, will close its doors in December due to declining enrollment, the school announced Monday.

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University of Minnesota to Offer Course on Their Own History of Racism Problems

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:30am 6/22/2019 at 11:30am

There was opposition to this, but the school ultimately gave in to the people demanding it.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Major public university to offer classes highlighting the school’s troubled history with racism

Following a failed campaign...

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Report: Ilhan Omar May Have Violated Federal Tax Law

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 8:00pm 6/8/2019 at 8:00pm
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) reportedly violated federal tax law by jointly filing her tax returns in both 2014 and 2015 with a man to whom she was not legally married; indeed, at that time, she was legally married to another man.

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University of Minnesota Offering Scholarships to Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:30am 5/11/2019 at 11:30am

Shouldn’t American citizens come first? This is a public school, after all.

Campus Reform reports:

Not here legally? UMN has a scholarship for that

The University of Minnesota is offering scholarships to illegal immigrants.

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Former Cop Mohamed Noor Convicted of Murdering Justine Damond

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 9:00am 5/1/2019 at 9:00am
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This Case of the Week covers Somali refugee Mohamed Noor, who while a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed Justine Damond.

Yesterday a jury convicted Noor of third-degree murder and

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Senate at U. Minnesota Backs Off Plan to Punish Those Who ‘Misgender’ Others

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 8:00am 4/10/2019 at 8:00am

This is good news, but let’s not dismiss the fact that this almost happened.

The College Fix reports:

University of Minnesota Senate agrees to back off plan to punish those who misgender others

The University of Minnesota is poised to codify sweeping protection rights for transgender individuals — but the campus community appears OK...

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Ilhan Omar Under Investigation for Allegedly Using $6,000 in Campaign Funds to Pay Divorce Attorney, Travel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 11:00am 4/2/2019 at 11:00am
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Minnesota authorities have investigated Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for allegedly using $6,000 in campaign funds to pay her divorce attorney and travel to Boston and Estonia when she served in the state legislature.

Minnesota state Rep. Steve Drazkowski (R) filed the complaints last year.

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Minnesota Democrat Leaders Reportedly Looking for Primary Challenger Against Ilhan Omar

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/14/2019 at 1:00pm
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U. Minnesota Backs Off Plan to Punish People for Not Using Preferred Pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 9:30am 2/23/2019 at 9:30am

It’s amazing that they thought this would fly in the first place. That’s how far we’ve drifted.

The College Fix reports:

University of Minnesota backs off proposal to punish people for not using preferred gender pronouns

The University of Minnesota recently unveiled the latest draft of a proposed administrative policy on gender identity that...

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Minnesota Jewish Leaders Attempted an Intervention With Ilhan Omar Last Year

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11:00am 2/13/2019 at 11:00am
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As we all know, in her short time in Congress, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has engulfed herself in anti-Semitic controversies.

It turns out that Minnesota Jewish leaders attempted an intervention last year when it became known that she’d be the Democrat nominee for her seat. They felt they needed to do something...

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Sought Leniency for Men Accused of Trying to Join ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/26/2019 at 2:00pm
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Ilhan Omar, the new Democrat Congresswoman from Minnesota, asked a judge to go easy on nine men on trial in 2016 for allegedly trying to join the ISIS terrorist group.  She was a state representative at that time.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Lands Book Deal Worth $250G Despite Controversial Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 25, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/25/2019 at 3:00pm
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Fox News has reported that freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) received a book deal worth $250,000 that will detail her move to America to Congress.

However, the book deal announcement comes at a time when Omar has come under fire from numerous people over her controversial comments about Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC),...

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Minnesota Lawmakers Want Teachers Trained in ‘Cultural Competency’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10:00am 1/24/2019 at 10:00am

Minnesota state lawmakers want teachers to pass “cultural competency training” before the state re-certifies them. This includes training on topics like “gender identity” and “implicit bias.” From The Minnesota Sun:

According to Senate File (SF) 289, the training program would promote “self-reflection, effective interaction with people of different cultures, and discussion on...

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Keith Ellison, Farrakhan groupie and go-to Congressman for anti-Israel activists, elected Minnesota AG

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 8:00am 11/7/2018 at 8:00am

In October, it looked like Keith Ellison might lose his race for Minnesota Attorney General, even though he was the favorite.

I discussed Ellison’s troubling and continued relationship with Louis Farrakhan, and the accusations by a former girlfriend of domestic abuse,  in my post, Is political end finally here for former Farrakhan activist...

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