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From Juneteenth in Minneapolis to Jawnteenth in Philadelphia

Minneapolis, MN – The historic movement for Black lives that has recently permeated the globe reinvigorated 2020’s Juneteenth celebrations. On June 19, 2020, Unicorn Riot reporters documented from two of these celebrations; ‘Jawnteenth’ in West Philadelphia and a celebration in North Minneapolis at a Cub…

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Authorities Visit Loring Park Tent Encampment, Bring Eviction Scare

Minneapolis, MN – On Monday afternoon, authorities visited the Loring Park Sanctuary to speak with residents of the outdoor tent community, stoking fears of another clearing of the park.
Three weeks ago, law enforcement bulldozed dozens of tents in Powderhorn Park, arrested about 20 people,…

🦄 Arts & Culture
Street Sized Painting of Black Lives Matter Mural in Minneapolis

Historic Black Lives Matter Mural Painted in Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN – Nearly two months after the brutal police killing of George Floyd, a massive ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural was painted in North Minneapolis on the street in front of Minnesota’s only Black History Museum. More than a dozen local artists, some with the…