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  • Vigil for Police Shooting Victim Shuts Down Interstate

    September 9, 2019
    Richfield, MN – On Sunday evening Interstate 494 was shut down by community members protesting Brian Quinones’ death at the hands of police. Hundreds attended an emotional vigil at the site where Quinones was shot and killed a night earlier. Mothers, children, elders, and neighbors…...
  • Judge Accepts Water Protectors’ Climate Change Necessity Defense

    July 15, 2018
    Duluth, MN – On Friday, July 13, the St. Louis County court accepted the use of a climate change necessity defense. The decision comes from a court case stemming from a January 12th, 2018, lockdown by 3 water protectors at a Wells Fargo Bank in…...
  • Hundreds March to Raise Awareness of Murdered Missing Indigenous Women

    February 15, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – Hundreds marched for the 2018 Murdered Missing Indigenous Women’s march. The march, led by women singing the Women’s Warrior song, marked the fourth Valentine’s Day in a row that people have taken the streets clad in red hoping that people include the…...
  • Dakota Access Pipeline Spills at South Dakota Pump Station

    May 10, 2017
    UPDATE (May 22, 2017): Since the initial news of its April 4 spill in South Dakota, reports have emerged that the Dakota Access Pipeline spilled twice in North Dakota on March 3 and March 5 of this year.  The AP reports: Bismarck, N.D. – (AP)…...
  • Dakota Access Pipeline Sabotaged in Several States, Authorities Claim

    March 22, 2017
    Mahaska County, IA & Lincoln County, SD – Authorities in both South Dakota and Iowa have confirmed that alleged acts of sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) are being investigated in both states. The Associated Press reports: Authorities in South Dakota and Iowa confirmed…...
  • Anti-Trump Protestors in Minneapolis Shut Down Interstate 94

    November 11, 2016
    Twin Cities, MN – Thousands stormed Interstate 94 in Minneapolis, protesting Donald Trump, the new President-elect, on Thursday night, effectively halting traffic in both directions for several hours. This action came a day after Unicorn Riot was in St. Paul, where we were live throughout…...
  • No Charges Filed in Denver Police Killing of Unarmed Dion Avila Damon

    August 15, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Friday, August 12th, 2016, the office of Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey released a statement announcing that no criminal charges would be filed against Denver Police Technician Jeff Motz, who shot and killed Dion Avila Damon during a police ambush. Damon…...
  • Denver Takes the Streets for Justice for Dion

    April 27, 2016
    Denver, CO – April 26, 2016 At around 6 PM, friends and family as well as concerned community members gathered in the 1300 block of Bannock Street outside the Denver Art Museum, just feet from where Dion Avila Damon was killed on April 12th, 2016.…...
  • #Justice4Jamar: Mpls Community Braces for Worst Case Scenario as Decision Looms

    March 27, 2016
    3/30: UnicornRiot is starting live coverage today here. The county attorney is holding a press conference & a rally in Eliot Park is planned later. // Minneapolis, MN – March 26, 2016 “Indict, convict, send those killer cops to jail – the whole damn system…...
  • Justice for Michael Kirvelay Marches on Columbia Heights Police Department

    March 6, 2016
    Columbia Heights, MN – On March 5th, 2016 a Justice 4 Michael Kirvelay action was called “Police Station take 2” in Columbia Heights, a northeast suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota, to protest of the killing of Michael Kirvelay by police during a mental health check on…...