🦄 Racism

Bringing Poor People Back to the Forefront on MLK Day

Denver, CO – On January 20, 1986, the first nationwide celebrations took place in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, nearly 20 years after his assassination at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. This year on the 35th annual celebration of Dr. King, the…

🦄 Police

Killed by Police: Minnesota Man Remembered Five Years Later

St. Paul, MN – Five years ago, St. Paul police officers shot and killed 24-year-old Marcus Golden in a parking lot. Though Marcus’ mother was a Reserve officer with the St. Paul Police Department (SPPD) for over two decades, the Golden family has received neither…

🦄 Direct Action

Direct Actions Disrupt DC to Demand Climate Action

Washington, DC – Decentralized climate protest actions plan to “block key infrastructure to stop business-as-usual” in the US capitol today to demand politicians take action to address climate change.

Groups that announced plans to carry out disruptions and protests across DC include Black Lives Matter…

🦄 Police

Isak Aden: Another Black Life Stolen by Police

Eagan, MN – Two weeks after 23-year-old Isak Aden was killed by police, over 100 community members took over Eagan’s City Council Chambers in search of justice for Isak. After marching around Eagan’s police station, 18 people spoke passionately to the City Council and Eagan…