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From Pain to Power: Twelve Years After Justin Teigen

St. Paul, MN – Toshira Garraway’s life was turned upside down following the death of her fiancé, Justin Teigen, twelve years ago. Teigen is the father of Garraway’s child and was 24 when he was found dead in a recycling center after an encounter with…

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Massive Mothers’ March Demands Police Murder Cases Be Reopened

Saint Paul, MN – Families from across the U.S. whose loved ones had been murdered by police converged at Minnesota’s State Capitol, calling for the re-opening of all cases of police violence and hate crimes. The march, which included over one hundred family members, took…

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Collective Power Grows in Grieving Community of Stolen Lives

Roseville, MN – Dozens of family members from across the United States gathered in Minnesota in March for the third annual weekend of events honoring Cordale Handy and other victims of police terror and community violence.

As family members continue to mourn the loss of…

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Justin Teigen Matters: Ten Years Later

St. Paul, MN – At the age of 24, Justin Teigen took his last breath in 2009 following an encounter with Saint Paul Police Officers. Multiple narratives have tried to explain the chain of events that resulted in Teigen’s body being found at a recycling…