🦄 Racism

Bail Motion Denied for White Supremacist 4th Precinct Shooter

Minneapolis, MN – On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016, Allen “Lance” Scarsella appeared in court for a bail hearing for shooting 5 unarmed Black men at a protest against the police’s execution of Jamar Clark in November of 2015. The motion to reduce his bail was…

🦄 Community, Police

Mayor Betsy Hodges Speech at U of M Campus Disrupted

Minneapolis, MN – On Thursday, May 19th, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges speech at the U of M campus was disrupted by members of the Black Liberation Project (BLP). The speaking event was titled “The Opportunity City: Progress Report for Improving Equity in Minneapolis”.
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🦄 Direct Action, Police

Community Responds to Jamar Clark Decision

Minneapolis, MN – On the morning of March 30th, Hennepin Co. Attorney Mike Freeman announced that the evidence against officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze, for their execution-style murder of Jamar Clark was insufficient to press charges. Community members who have been engaging the prosecutor’s…

🦄 Racism

Hiding Hate Crimes: Prosecutor Goes Easy on Attempted Murderers

Minneapolis, MN – On March 15th, 2016 white-supremacist Allen Lance Scarsella appeared in court for being the shooter of 5 unarmed Black protestors at the #Justice4Jamar protests in late November 2015. His case was continued until June 13, giving Scarsella’s side time to review evidence.…