🦄 Arts and Culture

28 Years of Black Storytelling

Minneapolis, MN – The three-day Black Master Storytellers Festival returned to Minneapolis with its Grand Finale event in the downtown Minneapolis library. The Black Storytellers Alliance has brought 28 years of Black storytelling to communities across the United States. The theme of this year is…

🦄 Borders

Thousands March in Minneapolis to Stop Separating Families

Minneapolis, MN – Thousands turned out to march through the streets of south Minneapolis against the United States practice of separating children from their families at the Mexico-US border.  The start time of the event was pushed back a half hour due to a fierce…

🦄 Community

Glendale Townhomes in Minneapolis Face Gentrification from MPHA

Minneapolis, MN – Tenants who reside at Glendale Townhomes in the historic Prospect Park neighborhood have been organizing for years to protect their homes from proposed redevelopments, which the group Defend Glendale insists will mean “gentrification and displacement of people of color from Minneapolis” through…

🦄 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…

🦄 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…