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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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Isak Aden, One Year Later: A Life Stolen by Police

Eagan, MN – Almost a year to the day after Isak Aden was killed by police during a July 2019 standoff, the negotiating officer who spoke with Aden as he was fatally shot aggressively pushed two ‘Justice for Isak’ protesters during a march on Somali…

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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…