Hmong community and supporters protest outside the St. Louis Park studios on April 15, 2011. Leaders from TakeAction Minnesota and supporting organizations rallied after the cold morning march and then leaders went into the studio where they received a verbal agreement to a meeting that was scheduled later this week.
With national rights groups joining the Hmong community's outrage over racist remarks from a morning radio show, and more corporate advertisers pulling from the radio station KDWB, it has now is
Pretty much my favorite articles to write are the ones that cover protests. It doesn't even really matter what the protest is about. I love the energy and the passion that fuels these gatherings- it is far more dramatic and alive than any play or movie.
So I was excited to cover the April 14 protest over at KDWB studios in response to the racist parody song that the station aired and their subsequent non-apology. The problem? It started at 7 in the morning.
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