Minnesota

  • 8 Arrests Made as #4thPrecinctShutDown Eradicated in Early Morning Raid

    December 3, 2015
    After 18 days of occupying North Minneapolis’ 4th precinct in the wake of the ‘execution style’ murder of Jamar Clark on November 15, 2015, the Minneapolis Police have raided the encampment. The night of December 2nd was peaceful, as groups organized around campfires enjoying each…...
  • Hennepin County Sheriff Stanek’s Campaign Website Attempts Malware Attacks on Visitors

    November 30, 2015
    The top dog of law enforcement in the eastern Twin Cities metro area has a campaign website which  has attempted to infect each visitor’s computer with malware for days now. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek also has a lengthy history of supporting increased surveillance and…...
  • White Supremacists Shoot Five Protesters and MPD Attacks #Justice4Jamar Crowd

    November 24, 2015
    Minneapolis, MN On November 23rd, 2015 around 10:45 p.m. four ‘white supremacists’ entered the protests at the #4thPrecinctShutDown and shot five people after getting asked to reveal their faces or leave. UnicornRiot live-streamed the aftermath here  and clips of witnesses are below. After they…...
  • Minneapolis Police Try to Crush #Justice4Jamar Camp; Community Resists

    November 18, 2015
    Nov. 18, 2015 – Minneapolis, MN: On Tuesday afternoon the Minneapolis Police Department used force to sweep out #Justice4Jamar protests from the vestibule and lawn in front of the 4th Precinct in North Minneapolis. Unicorn Riot was on the scene shortly after the sweep-out: We…...
  • Police Precinct Occupied after Jamar Clark is ‘Executed’ while Handcuffed

    November 15, 2015
    Minneapolis, MN – In the early morning of November 15th, witnesses in North Minneapolis say that 24 year old Jamar Clark was handcuffed on the ground and shot ‘execution’ style by Minneapolis Police. The hashtag #JamesAndPlymouth, in reference to the location of the incident, quickly…...
  • Enbridge Office Flooded With Protesters During Direct Action Against Tar Sands Pipelines; Seven Arrested

    November 2, 2015
    Duluth, MN – Nov. 2, 2015. A rally in Duluth agitated against pipeline construction and demanded full Tribal consultation regarding these dangerous projects. Many groups are rallying to resist the construction of more dirty pipelines across northern Minnesota and beyond. UnicornRiot.ninja had reporters onsite and…...
  • BareBones Halloween: An Annual Outdoor Puppet Extravaganza

    October 31, 2015
    Minnesota’s Twin Cities is lucky in that it is home to “one of the most unique and original and very creative and beautiful productions that you can see” as put by Peter Schulze, a current board member of the BareBones Outdooor Puppet Extravaganza. BareBones is…...
  • South Minneapolis Creates Free Organic Market

    September 19, 2015
    Minneapolis, MN – On September 19th we met up with Fernanda Hart, the CANDO Sustainability & Food Access organizer, to learn about a project called “Plant-Grow-Share.” We spent the day biking through the Central neighborhood of South Minneapolis, following handmade maps with the safest, quickest…...
  • Minnesota Stands United Against White Supremacy

    September 5, 2015
    In August of 2015, a group by the name of “Minnesota 10,000 for Southern Heritage”, received a permit to rally at the capitol in support of the confederate flag. A facebook event to counter-protest the permitted confederate flag rally, named Unity Against White Supremacy &…...
  • #BlackLivesMatter Interrupts MN State Fair w/ List of Demands

    August 30, 2015
    In St. Paul, a new chapter of the Black Lives Matter organization recently held it’s first event. They organized #BlackFair, a march on the Minnesota State Fair. The marchers met at Hamline park in St. Paul and listened to a host of speakers. The speakers…...