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Punished: White landlords in DL who refused to rent to black woman

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Two white landlords in Detroit Lakes refused to rent one of their properties to "those kind of people" -- namely a black woman -- and must now pay her more than $25,000.

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According to a Star Tribune story by Paul Walsh, the landlords -- Pearl Beck, 92, and her son, Gregory Beck, 51, both of Detroit Lakes -- agreed to the penalty as part of a settlement filed in federal court Thursday in Minneapolis.

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