Today in the Daily Planet


“When hate crimes knock at your door”:
By Alvara Galindo, La Prensa de Minnesota
Immigrants have become easy targets of hate groups

“Governor’s voter security plan questioned”:
From Asian American Press
Gov. Pawlenty wants all voters to show citizen verification and photo I.D.s in order to stop voter fraud, but critics argue his real purpose is to keep Democrats away from the polls

“Award-winning playwright tackles black self-hatred in Guthrie show”:
By Rosalind Perry-McKnight, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Playwright Dael Orlandersmith talks about the biases of African Americans

“Venezuelan journalists discusses Chavez and his legacy”:
By Chaz Davis, Pulse of the Twin Cities
Maria de los Angeles Pena Fonseca led a forum on the politics of Hugo Chavez last week at the Resource Center of the Americas

“A taste of Palestine on Como Avenue”:
By Clay Christensen, Park Bugle
Bishara Ailabouni and his grocery store have become fixtures in St. Anthony Park