🦄 Racism

No Verdict Yet In Trial of Officer Yanez for Philando Castile Murder

St. Paul, MN – A verdict was expected today in the trial of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez for manslaughter. Yanez was charged on November 16, 2016 after he killed 32-year-old African-American Philando Castile by shooting him five times during a traffic stop in…

🦄 Prison

Fighting Youth Incarceration in Minnesota & Creating Alternatives

Twin Cities, MN – New issues revolving around out-of-home placements for youth have recently been brought up through protests and direct actions in the Twin Cities metro area. The effects of youth ‘prisons’, the school-to-prison pipeline, and the disparities of youth of color being targeted…

🦄 Community, Prison, Racism

Reportbacks From the Scarsella Trial (Ten Part Series)

Minneapolis, MN – Hennepin County Judge Hilary Caliguiri sentenced white supremacist Allen Scarsella to 182 months for his racially motivated act of domestic terrorism, shooting five unarmed protesters in Minneapolis in November 2015. Scarsella’s trial featured over thirty witnesses and lasted through eleven days of…

🦄 Direct Action, Eco

People’s Climate Solidarity March – MN

Minneapolis, MN – On April 29, 2017 we’ll be live from the a solidarity climate march in Minneapolis that will coincide with the Washington DC climate march. This event is called Climate March (2.0) and according to the Facebook event page the march’s goal is…

🦄 Police

Vigil for Cordale Handy, Another Victim of SPPD

St. Paul, MN – On Sunday, March 19, 2017, the family of Cordale Handy held a vigil near the site of the last moments of his life. Cordale was shot dead by St. Paul police officers Mikko Norman and Nathaniel Younce on Wednesday morning, March…