πŸ¦„ Land & Housing, Police

Minneapolis Community Resists Encampment Eviction

Minneapolis, MN – After swelling to serve several dozen residents swept from other encampments, the lot on 29th Street and 14th Avenue continues to be controlled by unhoused residents despite the ongoing threat of eviction. On July 8, dozens of community members rallied at the…

πŸ¦„ Community, Police

The Mothers Podcast Episode 10

Kimberly Handy-Jones, affectionately known as “Mama Handy,” is a pillar in the fight for justice among mothers whose children have been killed by police. For five years she has held an annual banquet summoning mothers from all across the country to gather and honor their…

πŸ¦„ Community, Police

The Mothers Podcast Episode 9

During episode nine of The Mothers Podcast we hear from Lisa Simpson whose 18-year-old son, Richard Risher, was killed in 2016 by Los Angeles Police Officer Francisco Zaragoza in the Nickerson Gardens Housing Development. Police fired over 70 shots at Risher, 35 hitting his body.

Simpson…

πŸ¦„ Police

Banner Drops for Isak Aden, Killed by Police Three Years Ago

Bloomington, MN – Three years to the day after Isak Aden, 23, was killed by police, activists dropped two banners in Bloomington reading “Bloomington Police killed Isak Aden.”

Stated in an e-mail sent to a press list by an autonomous collective called “Your Friends,” overpass…