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LGBT Southeast Asians Take It National

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John Choi officially enters race for Ramsey County Attorney

A few weeks back, we reported that St. Paul city attorney John Choi was forming an exploratory committee for Ramsey County Attorney. Now he's made it official. At his official announcement ceremony Choi was surrounded by such supporters as St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, as well as state senators Mee Moua and Satveer Chaudhary, Ramsey County commissioners Rafael Ortega and Toni Carter and three members of the St. Paul City Council, among others.

Police Brutality in the Twin Cities: Justice for Fong Lee Now!

I've been getting some disturbing news out of Minnesota from my friend, artist and community activist Bao Phi, about a case of police brutality and wrongful killing of Fong Lee.  Despite evidence of police wrong-doing, the court found the police officer innocent.  After the verdict was annouced on May 28, community activist Tou Ger Xiong read the following statement: