On April 11, 2021, a police officer in the Twin Cities suburb Brooklyn Center pulled over Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, allegedly on account of expired tags. Taking place in the midst of the trial of the police officer who murdered George Floyd in Minneapolis last May, this murder shows that the situation for Black people threatened with police violence has hardly changed since May 2020. There are important conclusions to be drawn from this.Continue reading The Murder of Daunte Wright: Co-optation and Revolt – A Year after the George Floyd Uprising, What Has Changed?
Brooklyn Center. MN. After the police killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a vehicle stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center on Sunday afternoon, hundreds gathered near 63rd Avenue North and Lee Avenue North calling for justice.
Content Advisory: Police violence.Continue reading Minneapolis, MN: Protests Erupt in Brooklyn Center After Police Kill Daunte Wright
Backus. MN. Pressrelase from the Giniw Collective about recent lock down action against the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline.Continue reading Backus, MN: Water Protectors Lock Down Inside Line 3 Pipeline
Minneapolis, MN – An evening before New Year’s Eve 2021, police fatally shot a man while in a South Minneapolis gas station parking lot, reportedly during a traffic stop.
This a first brief report with mainly police statements. Be aware that we have to wait for more independent reports, it wouldn’t be the first time the cops lied about a fatal shooting. Enough 14.Continue reading Minneapolis Police Kill Man Blocks From George Floyd Square
Saint Paul. MN. Five encampments in St. Paul [Minnesota] are scheduled to be evicted in the coming weeks, two already have been.Continue reading US: Homeless evictions in Saint Paul, MN
Continue reading Minneapolis: The Abolition Of Law [Video]
“[W]henever property is protected, it is protected for white supremacist ends… So the protection of property is something that we need to attack explicitly.” –Idris Robinson, “How It Might Should Be Done”
Minneapolis, MN – Documents obtained by Unicorn Riot shine a light on the law enforcement response to the George Floyd uprising in the Twin Cities. Text messages, emails, photos and other records provide a rare look into the coordination between multiple agencies that took place in the aftermath of Floyd’s killing. Party to these communications were the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Minnesota National Guard, defense contractor Safariland, and other corporations.Continue reading Behind the Law Enforcement Response to the George Floyd Uprising – Part 1: Munitions Delivery
Two Inlets, MN. November 18. 2020. This morning, two water protectors locked their bodies through the treads of excavators working on a pump station for Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline, as dozens of others rallied in support.Continue reading Two Water Protectors Lock Down To #Enbridge Line 3 Excavators Blocking Active Construction
Minnesota. What is it like being a nurse in a pandemic? Every day I bounce through the stages of grief like a pinball. The ricochet and whiplash leaves my soul tired and bruised.Continue reading #COVID19: I Want My Death to Make You Angry
This week, the Giniw collective demonstrated outside the Canadian consulate in solidarity with the indigenous land defenders being invaded by the RCMP.Continue reading So-Called #Minnesota Stands With Wet’suwet’en