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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/27/16
About 300 people rallied in front of the Hennepin County government building, March 26, demanding that County Attorney Mike Freeman bring charges against the Minneapolis police officers who murdered Jamar Clark.
BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 3/08/16
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee and their supporters rallied March 8 at the opening day of the 2016 Minnesota legislative session. The protest coincided with International Women’s Day.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 2/21/16
Around 200 people rallied and marched in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood against Islamopobia, Feb. 20.
BY Manuel Berduc | Minneapolis, MN | 2/21/16
More than 70 students, staff, faculty and community members protested a speech titled "CALM DOWN!! Restoring Common Sense to Feminism” delivered by journalist Milo Yiannopoulos at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Feb. 17.
BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 1/12/16
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) and their supporters “occupied” the Minnesota Governor’s Mansion on Jan. 8. The protest demanded Democratic Governor Dayton give aid to all people in need.
BY Jess Sundin | St. Paul, MN | 1/10/16
Dozens braved near zero temperatures to demand “Justice for Philip Quinn”, a 30-year-old White Earth Ojibwe man killed by St Paul police last September.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/16/15
After six difficult months of contract negotiations with management and a hard-hitting contract campaign targeting the inequality of “Two Universities,” the union of 1500 clerical workers at the University of Minnesota, AFSCME 3800, won a tentative agreement Dec.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/03/15
On the night of Sept. 29, dozens of educators, students, parents and community members disrupted the Minneapolis Board of Education. Tensions between the community and the board have been rising over the recent adoption of a new $1.2 million district-wide racist reading curriculum for elementary age students, sold by the Utah-based company Reading Horizons.
BY Loretta VanPelt | St. Paul, MN | 9/02/15
Over 75 people gathered in front of the Governor’s Mansion here, Sept. 1, to protest Governor Mark Dayton’s remarks about the Black Lives Matter march that took place at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29. The governor said that march - which drew over 700 people - was “inappropriate.”
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 8/26/15
More than 50 demonstrators rallied in front of the office of Senator Klobuchar (D-MN), August 26, to mark the end of the 2014 Israeli/U.S. war on Gaza. Cars driving up and down Washington Avenue honked in support.
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