🦄 Racism

Patriotwave’s Boogaloo: Engineering an Aesthetic of Violence

CONTENT ADVISORY: Bigotry, violence, sexual assault

Whether Proud Boys in their Fred Perry uniforms ‘standing back and standing by,’ or white men in polo shirts and khakis holding torches, modern white supremacy violence has a specific look and feel to it. The latest trend in…

🦄 Community, Police
image: Masked protester holds "Justice For Elisa Gomez" protest sign. The sign has a picture of Elisa Gomez with long dark hair and an orange blouse, looking down and to the right. It also has an image of a black handprint with "Silenced 10.11.16" white text overlaid. The protester has on a blue medical facemask, is wearing a black sweatshirt and a purple backpack, and has shoulder-length slightly-curled hair that is dyed yellow and pink. They are looking to the right. Several other masked protesters are behind this person.

“He Got Away With Murder,” Says Family of Elisa Gomez

Minneapolis, MN – On the 4th anniversary of a Minneapolis woman being found dead in her home, community members gathered to celebrate Elisa Gomez’ life and question why the hanging death of a newlywed wasn’t investigated as a homicide.

Community members met on Sunday, October…

🦄 Community

Puerto Rico / Borikén Solidarity Action in Minnesota

St. Paul, MN – On July 22, 2019 a Puerto Rico solidarity rally and march was organized to take place downtown at 3:30 p.m. in the capitol of Minnesota. Protests have been happening world-wide in solidarity with the Boricuan #RickyRenuncia movement, which saw social media…