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Denver Police Shoot and Kill Two People in Past Five Days

Denver, CO – Since August 27th, Denver Police Department (DPD) officers have shot and killed two individuals in separate incidents.
In both officer-involved shootings, police visited a home attempting to pick up someone with warrants. When the individual tried to flee, police responded by escalating…

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SURJ Locks Down at Denver Police Headquarters

July 20th Denver, CO – Members of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Denver locked down in front of the Denver Police Headquarter Administration Building to protest police violence and in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. Four SURJ members locked themselves arm to arm in…

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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,…

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Black Lives Matter 5280 135-Hour Sit-in for 135 Lives Lost

Denver, CO – Since the murders of Alton Sterling on July 5th, 2016 and of Philando Castile on July 6th, 2016 at the hands of police officers, protests and rallies have erupted all across the United States. In Denver, CO, the local organization Black Lives…

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Minneapolis Pushes to Adopt Insurance Amendment for Police

Minneapolis, MN – On June 2nd, 2016, concerned citizens with the Committee for Professional Policing formally delivered a large stack of ballot petitions to the City Clerk at the Minneapolis City Hall. After six years, and countless volunteer hours, 12,000 locally gathered signatures are now…