Tag Archives: Minneapolis police

Minneapolis/St. Paul Protests Under Occupation, by Kim DeFranco

“Most of the people who were out there were sincere. They cared about their rights and the rights of others. They wanted to contribute to a better world for their families and others.”

Journalism under siege in Minnesota, by Mathew Ingram

“We are not worthier victims just because the fourth estate works to uphold democracy. It’s our job. And we’d do well to focus on those who don’t have the opportunity to write 800 words about their own importance afterward.”

We Reject War on Foreign Soil As We Reject Police Violence Here!

Just as we oppose the use of the U.S. military in other countries, we also reject the violence enacted by militarized personnel responding to protest in the Twin Cities and the nation. WAMM Newsletter  Summer 2020  Vol. 38  Num. 3 “Effective war propaganda has caused Americans to either forget or apparently have a hard time […]

Chris Hedges: Don’t be Fooled by the Cancel Culture Wars

“We must be wary of allowing those wielding the toxic charge of racism, no matter how well intentioned their motives, to decide who has a voice and who does not.”

Justice for George Day 5 and more…

Minneapolis, St. Paul, the State of Minnesota responds to the violence created by the murder of George Floyd while thousands of peaceful protesters take to the streets.

Ed Felien: They should be indicted

Jamar Clark was killed because of bad judgment, reckless behavior and failure to follow proper police procedure on the part of Officers Dustin Schwarze and Mark Ringgenberg.

Minneapolis: Cop Caught on Video Telling Black Teen ‘If You Fuck with Me, I’m Going to Break Your Legs’

A recently released report details the racial arrest patterns in Minneapolis and concludes that African Americans are more likely than white people to be arrested for low-level offenses. Here is just one example of police racism. By Ian Millhiser | ThinkProgress | News Investigation  NationofChange.org  May 30, 2015 Editor’s Note: This video is excerpted from the […]

Clyde Bellecourt and the shame of the Minneapolis police

Clyde Bellecourt The police pushed him to the ground, bent his arms around his back, presumably to handcuff him, and caused significant pain. “That’s my uncle …” “Leave him alone …”  was heard by witnesses. By David Tilsen   January 2013  Southside Pride Let me tell you a little about Clyde Bellecourt. Clyde has spent […]

ReOccupyMinneapolis> First-person reports about April 7th actions and arrests

Reports from Osha Karow, Scott Thompson, Polly Kellogg, and Melissa Hill, with links to Nick Rogue’s videos. by Osha Karow on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 12:56pm For those wanting a bit more detailed run-down of Saturday, April 7th’s events, I had typed this little run-down up to send to some local media, but think that it […]