🦄 Land & Housing, Police

Southside Minneapolis Encampment Faces Eviction Threat

Minneapolis, MN – Another encampment of unhoused people living in tents is threatened by the City of Minneapolis for eviction. For almost two months now, an empty lot on 29th Street and 14th Avenue in South Minneapolis has had a growing number of people residing…

🦄 Community, Police

The Mothers Podcast Episode 8

Terrence Coleman, 31, was fatally shot by Boston Police Officer Garrett Boyle at his mother’s apartment in 2016. In episode eight of The Mothers Podcast we hear from his mother, Hope Coleman, who shares the horrific details of her son being killed after calling for…

🦄 Police, Racism, Tech

Website Business Named for George Floyd Spurs Controversy

Minneapolis, MN – Twitter was on fire this past weekend after digging into the background of Suzanne Medes, the owner of the website GeorgeFloyd.com. Twin Cities activists first flagged Medes for queerphobic comments, accused her of attempting to profit from George Floyd’s death, and more. …

🦄 Community, Police

The Mothers Podcast Episode 7

George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis police was the most high-profile Minnesota law enforcement killing in a long history. In May 2016, St. Paul police, who have killed more people than Minneapolis officers, killed Jaffort Smith in the North End. In this episode…

🦄 Global, Police

Israeli Forces Raid Jenin, Kill Three Palestinians, Wound 10

Jenin, Occupied West Bank, Palestine – A large Israeli military operation of at least 30 vehicles raided Jenin Refugee Camp in the Occupied West Bank, killing three Palestinians and wounding 10 in the early morning of Friday, June 17, 2022. At least 60 Palestinians have…