🦄 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…

🦄 Eco, Police, Racism

Deprogram Episode 30

Deprogram is back! On Wednesday, May 31, Unicorn Riot brought back our live show Deprogram with hosts Niko and Lorenzo. The show presents a weekly examination of global events pertaining to social struggles, the environment, and many other topics.

Episode 30 of Deprogram featured discussion…

🦄 Community

County Atty Choi Charges Officer Yanez in Shooting of Philando Castile

St. Paul, MN – On November 16, 2016, Twin Cities community members gathered outside Ramsey County Attorney John Choi’s office learned that Officer Jeronimo Yanez, who killed Philando Castile at a traffic stop, will be charged with second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts of dangerous…

🦄 Direct Action

Twin Cities Anarchist People of Color Engage Militancy Debate

Minneapolis, MN – On July 9th, 2016 Black Lives Matter Minneapolis (BLM-Mpls), along with members of other groups and non-group affiliated young people, led a protest march and shutdown of highway I-94 In St Paul, MN to demand justice for Philando Castile.
During the shutdown,…

🦄 Direct Action

Justice for Philando Castile Allies Blockade I-35W Bridge

Minneapolis, MN – Just before 8 a.m. on July 13th, protesters marched onto I-35W southbound from southeast Minneapolis and blocked morning rush hour traffic. This protest was led by self described “white and non-black POC” allies who generally declined to comment to media about the…