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Scene of Brian Quinones killing

Killed by Police: Family Remembers Brian Quiñones One Year Later

Richfield, MN – One year after police shot and killed 31-year-old father, husband, and hip hop artist Brian Quiñones, his family and supporters gather for a night of remembrance. Tune in this evening to Unicorn Riot’s live streaming coverage:

Also known as ‘Blessed the M.C.’,…

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Advocates and houseless describe years of encampment sweeps in Minneapolis

Minneapolis’ Unhoused Speak Out Against Years of Evictions

Minneapolis, MN – With threat of eviction hanging overhead, today residents of the Sanctuary in Powderhorn Park are sharing their experiences being repeatedly displaced and evicted by police. See the live stream from the presser in the park below.

Established on June 10, the first…

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Minneapolis Park Police Displace Sanctuary Encampment

Minneapolis, MN – On Monday, July 20, dozens of houseless people were displaced and about 20 people were arrested as law enforcement executed an eviction of the eastern portion of a sanctuary tent encampment in Powderhorn Park.
After the raid, Unicorn Riot spoke to community…