Vigil

  • Vigil for Police Shooting Victim Shuts Down Interstate

    September 9, 2019
    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…...
  • Vigil Marks Three Years Since Police Killed Philando Castile

    July 9, 2019
    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,…...
  • Black Women Matter Vigil in Minneapolis’ Sculpture Garden

    April 30, 2015
    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.…...