🦄 Community

Jahmari Rice Vigil Sheds Tears and Light on Community Violence

Richfield, MN – Community and family members of Jahmari Rice gathered for a vigil on February 2, 2022, outside the South Education Center (SEC) in Richfield, Minnesota. 15-year-old Jahmari Rice, son of community activist Cortez Rice, was a student at SEC for only two days…

🦄 Community, Police

Woman Killed After Driver Slams into Winston Smith Protest

A driver rammed his Jeep Cherokee at a high speed into a car protecting a crowd of Winston Smith protesters on Sunday night, killing the parked car's owner and injuring two others. A mainstay at the near-daily Winston Smith protests, 31-year-old Deona Marie was pronounced dead from her injuries after arriving to the hospital.

🦄 Police

Vigil for Police Shooting Victim Shuts Down Interstate

Richfield, MN – On Sunday evening Interstate 494 was shut down by community members protesting Brian Quinones’ death at the hands of police. Hundreds attended an emotional vigil at the site where Quinones was shot and killed a night earlier. Mothers, children, elders, and neighbors…

🦄 Police

Vigil Marks Three Years Since Police Killed Philando Castile

Falcon Heights, MN – Three years to the day after the police killing of Philando Castile, a 32-year-old school cafeteria worker, about 100 people gathered in remembrance. At the site of Castile’s death in a St. Paul suburb, his family was joined by community members,…

🦄 Community, Police

Black Women Matter Vigil in Minneapolis’ Sculpture Garden

April 27, 2015 – #BlackWomenMatter – Minneapolis, MN
Black Women Matter Vigil in Minneapolis’ Sculpture Garden organized by the Black Liberation Project.
Community members gathered to uplift black women’s voices by holding a vigil to provide a healing space in the face of police brutality.…