Friday November 22, 2019
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BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 2/02/15
More than 200 people gathered January 30 to celebrate the life of Twin Cities activist Gabriel Johnson-Ortiz, who passed away Jan. 17 at age 34 after a four-and-a-half-year struggle with brain cancer. His passing is a great loss to his family, friends and comrades from a variety of progressive political and cultural movements.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 12/14/11
About a dozen people from Occupy MN/Minneapolis interrupted a Hennepin County Commissioners Board meeting Dec. 13, demanding an end to county attacks on the Occupy movement and the People's Plaza.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/12/11
About 100 supporters and participants of Occupy Minneapolis gathered at People’s Plaza here, Dec. 11.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 12/09/11
On Dec. 6, a national day of action for occupying foreclosed homes, more than 100 people rallied here in front of Bobby Hull’s house at 3712 Columbus Avenue. They announced the start of an occupation of his home to prevent US Bank from kicking Hull and his family out of their home.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/07/11
Supporters of Occupy Minneapolis rallied here Dec. 6 to protest this morning’s raid by Hennepin County Sherriff. They vowed to continue the struggle.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 11/24/11
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed a lawsuit against Hennepin County, Nov. 22 on behalf of Occupy Minneapolis. The lawsuit argues that the county’s new restrictions on the OccupyMPLS unconstitutionally restrict the demonstrators’ free speech rights.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 11/18/11
About 800 people blocked a major bridge here, Nov. 17 in a march demanding jobs. Police declared the protest to be an unlawful assembly and arrested 11 people who sat down in an act of civil disobedience.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 11/14/11
About 400 people rallied at People’s Plaza and marched through downtown Minneapolis on November 14 in defense of OccupyMN. After the march they returned to the plaza for a mass ‘sleep-in’ in defiance of Hennepin County’s new rules banning sleeping in the plaza.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/11/11
About 150 gathered at People’s Plaza, the site of OccupyMN for a rally, Nov. 11, demanding “Money for human needs, not for war.”
BY Sarah Martin | Minneapolis, MN | 11/11/11
150 people chanted “Banks got bailed out, we got sold out!” Nov. 8, at a rally to begin an occupation in support of North Minneapolis home owner, Monique White. White, who lives at 3310 N 6th St, is facing imminent eviction from her foreclosed home.
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