Tuesday December 1, 2020
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/02/16
"We will not tolerate abuse of children at the hands of MOA security or members of law enforcement. What happened to the child in question was completely unwarranted, unnecessary and traumatic. The security personnel in question must be held accountable for their abuse of a child," said Nekima Levy-Pounds, President of the Minneapolis NAACP.
BY Loretta VanPelt | Bloomington, MN | 12/24/15
Just two days before Christmas, Dec. 23, and despite a failed lawsuit that asked courts to force organizers to cancel, Black Lives Matter protesters descended on the Mall of America (MOA) to protest the police murders of Jamar Clark and other African Americans.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/21/15
In an unprecedented attempt at halting the upcoming Black Live Matters Minneapolis gathering, the Mall of America has sued eight activists to compel them to “immediately” post messages on social media and send out a mass text message announcing their Dec. 23 event is cancelled.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/17/15
Black Lives Matters Minneapolis announced Dec. 17, that a #Justice4Jamar protest will move forward at the Mall of American in Bloomington, unless authorities release the tapes of Clark’s killing, prosecute the police by a special prosecutor without a grand jury, and bring federal terrorism charges against the white supremacists who shot protesters at the Fourth Precinct police station.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/05/15
Attorneys appeared in court, August 5, before Judge Peter Cahill for a status conference in the #BlackLivesMatter demonstration case.
BY staff | Bloomington, MN | 7/26/15
Over 25 community members and 15 members of the clergy gathered at the Mall of America, July 26, to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement, to call for an end to the terrorization of people of color through police violence and mass incarceration and to urge Mall of America (MOA) to drop its charges against 36 organizers and bystanders stemming from last December’s MOA protest.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/16/15
Hundreds of members of the Somali community will boycott the Mall of America on July 18, by moving their Eid Celebration. This Eid Celebration comes at the end of the religious holy month of Ramadan for the Muslim community.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/15/15
According to a letter from their lawyer, the Mall of America (MOA) is no longer pursuing restitution from Black Lives Matter activists for lost revenue after they made the decision to shut down their stores during a Dec. 20, 2014 protest at the Mall of America.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/11/15
Hundreds of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis supporters gathered at the Hennepin County Courts, March 10, to stand in solidarity with the 11 defendants who are being targeted for political prosecution by the City of Bloomington and the Mall of America (MOA).
BY staff | Minneapolis | 3/04/15
Over 115 researchers, professors and academics have signed a letter as of March 4 urging charges be dropped against protesters who are being prosecuted by Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson for their attendance at Dec. 20 peaceful demonstration at the Mall of America.
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