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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…

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Scene of Brian Quinones killing

Killed by Police: Family Remembers Brian Quiñones One Year Later

Richfield, MN – One year after police shot and killed 31-year-old father, husband, and hip hop artist Brian Quiñones, his family and supporters gather for a night of remembrance. Tune in this evening to Unicorn Riot’s live streaming coverage:

Also known as ‘Blessed the M.C.’,…

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March for Justice Challenges Back the Blue in Minneapolis Suburb

Bloomington, MN – Small shoving matches broke out as hundreds on a ‘March for Justice’ demo walked past a ‘Back the Blue’ rally at Bloomington’s Civic Center on July 25. Some pushed, some swore, some threatened, and others watched small groups of people on both…

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Isak Aden’s Shooting by Police After Standoff Deemed “Justified”

Hastings, MN – The police officers that killed 23-year-old Isak Aden on July 2 will face no legal consequences. Aden was killed after a four-hour standoff prompted by a disputed domestic disturbance call.

On November 13, the Dakota County Attorney announced the death of Aden…

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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…