🦄 Community
Houseless Tent City

Franklin/Hiawatha Encampment, the “Wall of Forgotten Natives”

Minneapolis, MN – Unicorn Riot walked through the Franklin/Hiawatha Encampment on August 17, 2018. The encampment, or “wall of forgotten natives“, is a tent city of houseless folks, mostly of Native American descent, that’s popped up along the Hiawatha highway noise barrier. We walked and…

🦄 Direct Action

17 Arrested Blockading Light Rail Before Super Bowl LII

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…

🦄 Police

Youth March Demands ‘Cops Out of Schools’ on Super Bowl Eve

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…

🦄 Direct Action

Super Bowl Protests Continue as Water Protectors March on US Bank

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…

🦄 Labor
SWOP Legal

Minneapolis Sex Workers Legal Training Mitigates Super Bowl Crackdown Fears

Minneapolis, MN – On January 21, 2018 Unicorn Riot attended a “Know Your Rights” training conducted by the Minneapolis Sex Worker Outreach Project (SWOP). The training was aimed at the sex worker community. They hoped to give community members legal tools as fears of police…

🦄 Community

Super Bowl Protest: Tackle Corporate Greed

Minneapolis, MN – On Friday, February 2, 2018, an action at the Home Depot called on corporations to stop supporting oppressive immigration policies and create better wages and benefits for janitors. The action was titled ‘Super Bowl Protest: Tackle Corporate Greed‘ and organized greatly by …