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ACLU: Picking Up the Pieces | A Minneapolis Case Study

 Picking Up the Pieces - Policing in America, a Minneapolis Case Study digs into 33 months of data the ACLU obtained from the police department and explores the who, what, when, where, why, and how of low-level arrests occurring in a city known for its affluence and liberal politics. The report also recommends reforms to begin More

Daily Kos: Undercover officers infiltrate #BlackLivesMatter protest movement in Minnesota; charge leaders

The Minnesota ACLU, responding to these charges and to demands that the protestors pay for the police who were called to the scene, released the following statement. "There is finally growing concern and dialogue regarding the failure of our criminal justice system to hold police officers accountable for acts of excessive force and other misconduct," the statement says. "These problems are happening in our backyard and should not be ignored."

Video>OccupyMN, Day 1, Minneapolis Government Center

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VC2cAQ-Qc2U&w=560&h=315] October 7th, 2011 - Excerpts from interviews with people attending the first day of the Occupy Wall Street demonstration in Minneapolis. Interviews include Governor Jesse Ventura and WAMM member Marie Brown.  WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. You may More

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