Black students who attend Minneapolis Public Schools are being suspended at a much higher rate than their white peers, causing district leaders to re-examine the standard they use for removing students from the classroom.
I’ve known Marcus Fuller, who reports on University of Minnesota men’s basketball for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, for about 10 years, from when he was an intern on the Grand Forks Herald sports staff.
I’ve known radio sportscaster Paul Ralston for a number of years as well, as he worked his way up the ranks locally.
This week, both of them used the “choke” word in their coverage of college basketball teams.
Minnesota State-Mankato, in conjunction with the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, has suspended forward Trevor Bruess for one game for “recent in-game incidents the league feels are detrimental to the game.”
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