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  • Icebreaker Pt 10 – Leaked ICE Agent Private Bill and Commercial Trade Fraud Investigation Handbooks

    January 4, 2020
    United States – Unicorn Riot obtained hundreds of pages of leaked ICE agent manuals. ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has a broad jurisdiction that includes both immigration and customs-related law enforcement. Two areas that HSI works in are “private bill” and “commercial trade fraud” investigations.…...
  • 17 Arrested Blockading Light Rail Before Super Bowl LII

    February 5, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – Mere hours before the Super Bowl LII kickoff, activists used lockboxes and U-locks to blockade a light rail station just blocks away from the Super Bowl venue, US Bank Stadium. The blockade opened space for Black folks to deliver demands, explain what…...
  • Youth March Demands ‘Cops Out of Schools’ on Super Bowl Eve

    February 4, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – On the day before Super Bowl LII, youth organized and led a march to the home of the chair of the local school board with a series of demands, including an end to employing police inside of Minneapolis Public Schools. Unicorn Riot…...
  • Super Bowl Protests Continue as Water Protectors March on US Bank

    February 3, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – Water Protectors from South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and beyond came to Minneapolis to demand that US Bank keep its promise to divest from oil and gas pipelines, including Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline. Unicorn Riot was…...
  • Police Divestment Activists Blockade Minneapolis Mayor’s Residence During Super Bowl Week

    February 2, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – With Super Bowl LII three days away, dozens of community members blockaded the streets around Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s condo to implore the mayor to divest resources from the police and invest into communities. Protesters dropped a banner that read “Frey, Cops…...
  • Banners Dropped at Super Bowl Media Day

    January 30, 2018
    St. Paul, MN – Two banners were dropped inside the Xcel Energy Center on Monday, January 29, 2018 during Super Bowl LII’s Media Day. The banners read #SBLIIBlackOut and #WeReadyWeComin. They were deployed while thousands of press attempted to ask questions of the New England…...
  • Minneapolis Unrolls Corporate Red Carpet & Largest Security Op for Super Bowl LII

    January 29, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – Super Bowl LII and its corporate partners have begun their 10 days of events in and around Minneapolis. The National Guard, federal agencies, and law enforcement from across the country are patrolling festivities in the Twin Cities from January 26th until February…...