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Thousands honor MLK Day in St. Paul, say ‘Black lives matter’

By staff |
January 19, 2015
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MLK Day protest in St. Paul, MN
MLK Day protest in St. Paul, MN (Photo by Steff Yorek)

St. Paul, MN - Several thousand protesters took the streets here, Jan. 19 to reclaim the Martin Luther King Day holiday and proclaim that “Black lives matter.” The family of Marcus Golden, killed by Saint Paul police on Jan. 14, carried the lead banner for the march. Protesters attempts to take over I-94 were thwarted by 30 State Patrol squad cars.