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  • Reportbacks From the Scarsella Trial (Ten Part Series)

    May 1, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – Hennepin County Judge Hilary Caliguiri sentenced white supremacist Allen Scarsella to 182 months for his racially motivated act of domestic terrorism, shooting five unarmed protesters in Minneapolis in November 2015. Scarsella’s trial featured over thirty witnesses and lasted through eleven days of…...
  • Sanctuary Movement Leader, Arturo Hernandez Garcia, Detained by ICE While at Work

    April 30, 2017
    Denver, CO – In October 2014, Arturo Hernandez Garcia was the first person in Colorado to enter into sanctuary from deportation. He spent nine months on the grounds of the First Unitarian Society of Denver, where Jeanette Vizguerra is currently in sanctuary, until he was…...
  • Three Convicted in Camping Ban Trial Two Weeks Ahead of Right to Rest Act Hearing

    April 18, 2017
    Denver, CO – On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, after a day and a half of testimony, the jury for Denver’s first camping ban trial found the three co-defendants guilty.…...
  • Demonstration in Bismarck-Mandan, Cass County Deputies Beat Man Bloody

    November 17, 2016
    Bismarck-Mandan, ND – On Thursday morning, a convoy of water protectors drove from the main Oceti Sakowin encampment to hold demonstrations in the nearby Bismarck-Mandan area. The caravan first arrived in Mandan, to demonstrate outside a Wells Fargo bank branch demanding Wells Fargo withdraw its…...
  • Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Hosts District Attorney Candidate Forums

    October 27, 2016
    Denver, CO – The Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition has been hosting District Attorney Candidate Forums, designed to offer the communities directly impacted by the District Attorney’s office, an opportunity to ask questions relevant to their most pressing issues. “The District Attorney is arguably the…...
  • Solecast 29 w/ Abby Martin on The Empire

    September 22, 2016
    Solecast 29 consists of an extensive conversation with Abby Martin. Abby is the host of The Empire Files on Telesur and former host of RT’s “Breaking The Set.”  The Empire Files is a thorough examination of US imperialism, its corporations, its attrocities at home, and…...
  • Sekou Kambui – Life After 47 Years as a Political Prisoner

    July 16, 2016
    Denver, CO – It has been two years since Sekou Kambui was released from the Alabama prison system after spending 47 years of his life incarcerated. He and fellow Human Rights activist Audri Scott Williams spoke in Denver on Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at an…...
  • Eric King Given 10 Year Sentence for Molotov Attack on Empty Govt Building

    June 28, 2016
    Kansas City, MO – Anarchist prisoner Eric King appeared in federal court today for sentencing following a plea hearing earlier this year. At the plea hearing, King pled guilty to involvement in an attempted molotov cocktail attack against a congressman’s office which took place in…...
  • Six Students Arrested at University of Minnesota Regents Meeting

    June 10, 2016
    At a hot summer meeting on a mostly deserted campus, the “Differences Organized Coalition” of fifteen groups protested University of Minnesota Board of Regents’ proposed tuition hikes, as well as decreasing access for marginalized communities, numerous sports and research scandals, Dinkytown gentrification, and investments with…...
  • Community Targets MN Republicans in Push for #BlackAgendaMN

    May 20, 2016
    St. Paul, MN – On Thursday, May 19, 2016, a few dozen community members took space in Minnesota’s House Majority Caucus office for several hours demanding a meeting with Republican Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt, to discuss legislation supporting the United Black Legislative Agenda.…...