🦄 Police

MN Tapped Ohio, Nebraska Cops During Chauvin Trial, Daunte Wright Protests

Minneapolis, MN – During April 2021, Minnesota authorities flooded the Twin Cities metro area with riot police and National Guard soldiers. This was part of a multi-agency task force called Operation Safety Net that coordinated crackdowns during protests after the police killing of Daunte Wright…

🦄 Police, Racism, Social Control, Tech

Minneapolis’ Downtown Dark Alliance

Minneapolis, MN – Multinational retail giant Target Corporation has weaponized its public-private partnerships with nonprofits, law enforcement, the offices of the Hennepin County prosecutor and the Minneapolis city attorney to criminalize and incarcerate the lowest level offenders in downtown. This policy targeted predominantly Black homeless…

🦄 Direct Action, Police

RNC Day 4 – Discourse, Surveillance, and Xenophobia

Cleveland, OH – The last day outside of the Republican National Convention was filled with political discourse. Groups and individuals with a variety of opposing viewpoints and ideals once again peacefully converged on Public Square in downtown Cleveland. Unicorn Riot was live throughout the afternoon,…

🦄 Direct Action, Police

RNC Day 2 – Police, Militia Men, Alex Jones, & Anarchists

Cleveland, OH – Protests during Day two of the Republican National Convention began with a banner drop done by climate justice activists who climbed flagpoles outside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Several people were arrested after descending from the flagpoles.

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🦄 Direct Action, Police

RNC Day Zero: Protests in Downtown Cleveland

Cleveland, OH – On July 17, one day before the Republican National Convention is scheduled to commence, hundreds of protesters marched into the heavily secured area near the convention center.
No arrests or confrontations with law enforcement were apparent as the Unicorn Riot team streamed…