πŸ¦„ Police

Youth March Demands ‘Cops Out of Schools’ on Super Bowl Eve

Minneapolis, MN – On the day before Super Bowl LII, youth organized and led a march to the home of the chair of the local school board with a series of demands, including an end to employing police inside of Minneapolis Public Schools. Unicorn Riot…

πŸ¦„ Community, LGBTQ+

Minneapolis Residents March Against Rape Culture and Fraternities

Minneapolis, MN – On the evening of September 7, 2017, dozens gathered on the University of Minnesota (UMN) Minneapolis campus and marched in an open show of resistance against rape and fraternity culture during the fraternities’ prime recruitment week.

Individuals had been invited to gather…

πŸ¦„ 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…

πŸ¦„ 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…

πŸ¦„ Racism

Scarsella Trial – Part Nine: Defense Rests & Closing Statements

Minneapolis, MN – Avowed racist Allen ‘Lance’ Scarsella shot and wounded five unarmed African-Americans at a Minneapolis Black Lives Matter protest on November 23, 2015. He was found guilty of twelve felonies for the mass shooting. He went on trial in late January and was…