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  • Saint Paul Rally Calls for End to Gun Violence

    July 12, 2020
    St. Paul, MN – Following the death of George Floyd, community members rallied to end gun violence last Friday amidst an uptick in homicides throughout the Twin Cities. Year-to-date the number of homicides in Minneapolis has nearly doubled. Marea Perry, mother of a gun violence…...
  • MN Freedom Fighters Form A Community Safety Net

    July 12, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – An armed security force, the MN Freedom Fighters, are now a regular sight providing security at protests and patrolling Broadway Avenue. It started via a call out for a community patrol group for the Northside from Minneapolis NAACP’s President, Leslie Redmond, a…...
  • George Floyd Memorial Service in Minneapolis

    June 4, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – Unicorn Riot is covering the memorial for George Floyd at North Central University in Elliot Park, Minneapolis. Floyd died 10 days ago after an apprehension by four now-fired MPD officers in South Minneapolis. Watch our live feed from downtown Minneapolis: All four…...
  • Collective Power Grows in Grieving Community of Stolen Lives

    May 12, 2020
    Roseville, MN – Dozens of family members from across the United States gathered in Minnesota in March for the third annual weekend of events honoring Cordale Handy and other victims of police terror and community violence. As family members continue to mourn the loss of…...
  • Another Immigrant Claims Sanctuary from Deportation in Colorado

    February 14, 2020
    Denver, CO – Like others who have claimed sanctuary from deportation, Jorge Araiza Ávila decided to skip his appointment with an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official on December 10, 2019, and instead, took refuge at Park Hill United Methodist Church and Temple Micah. On…...
  • ‘Not Your Mascot’ Protest in Minnesota Takes Aim at Washington Football Team Name

    October 24, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – Native American activists and allies, along with a coalition of tribal governments and organizations, are protesting to urge the National Football League team ‘Redskins’ to change their name. This is part of a national movement called #NotYourMascot urging institutions to not use…...
  • EPA to Hear Public Comments in Proposed Uranium Mine in Black Hills

    October 5, 2019
    Hot Springs, SD – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public comment hearing on their two updated draft permits concerning the Dewey Burdock proposed in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium mine and its proposed disposal of treated uranium mining waste fluids into the Minnelusa…...
  • Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum

    August 29, 2019
    Sioux City, IA – Eleven of the candidates in the upcoming 2020 United States Presidential elections participated in a first-of-its-kind event, the “Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.” The forum, named for Native American civil rights leader Frank LaMere, took place over August 19-20 2019…...
  • Maunakea Protectors Supported at Gathering at Dakota Sacred Site

    July 29, 2019
    St.Paul, MN – Sunday, July 28 Indigenous peoples and allies gathered to share prayer, story, song, and dance to support the Kia’i (Protectors) of the mountain Maunakea, in Hawaii, which is held sacred to the Kanaka Maoli Ohana (Native Hawaiians). The gathering in Minnesota was…...
  • Puerto Rico / Borikén Solidarity Action in Minnesota

    July 22, 2019
    St. Paul, MN – On July 22, 2019 a Puerto Rico solidarity rally and march was organized to take place downtown at 3:30 p.m. in the capitol of Minnesota. Protests have been happening world-wide in solidarity with the Boricuan #RickyRenuncia movement, which saw social media…...