πŸ¦„ Direct Action, Racism
image: state troopers with weapons stand between community members and the statue of Christopher Columbus which was toppled from its pedestal on the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol on June 10, 2020. The statue is face-down on the ground. Straps are wrapped around the statue – it is about to be hoisted into the air and then placed on a flat-bed truck for removal.

Christopher Columbus Statue Toppled in Saint Paul

Saint Paul, MN – Joining a new nationwide cleanse of racist monuments, the Christoper Columbus statue at Minnesota’s Capitol building is one of the latest to be torn down.

On Wednesday evening over a hundred people came to take part in toppling a statue of…

πŸ¦„ Police
NLM BLM

St. Paul Police Officers Not Charged in the Killing of Billy Hughes

St. Paul, MN – Ramsey County Attorney John Choi announced today that St. Paul Police Officers Vincent Adams and Matthew Jones will not be charged in the shooting death of White Earth tribal member William (Billy) Hughes. The police killing occurred August 5, 2018 after…

πŸ¦„ Community

Charges Dismissed After #Fight4Shani Call-in Campaign

Denver, CO – On the afternoon of April 14th, DA Mitch Morrissey announced that the charges against 15-year old Ashanti (Shani) Mills had been dismissed. His announcement came after a 6 month struggle by Shani and her family to fight for justice in what they…

πŸ¦„ Community, Direct Action, Police

Friends of Victims of Police Murder Confront Denver Mayor

Denver, CO – Thursday night, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock spoke at a “Diversity and Leadership Summit” held by Regis University. He specifically mentioned the need to have “uncomfortable conversations” about racism in America. An uncomfortable conversation soon took place as the Mayor’s speech was interrupted…