The group Black Lives Matter is expected to make their way toward the Minnesota State Fair Saturday. The group says about 1,000 people are expected to march along a mile-and-a-half route from Hamline Park toward the fair’s main gates.
Hundreds are expected to attend a rally in Minneapolis Sunday afternoon where women will bare their breasts in the name of gender equality.
Huge crowds turned up outside Planned Parenthood clinics nationwide Saturday, including a crowd of thousands in St. Paul. They are taking part in a protest aimed at cutting off federal funding for the health-care organization.
Black Lives Matter has announced plans to “shut it down” and protest the first Saturday of the Minnesota State Fair.
The unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, has fueled protests in Minnesota.
Politicians in Minnesota and across the country are sounding off on the death of a protected African lion at the hands of a Twin Cities dentist.
Protests took place across the nation Tuesday to call for state and federal officials to investigate Planned Parenthood and to stop funding the organization. About 350 protesters stood outside the clinic near University Avenue in St. Paul. Several groups were represented, including the Minnesota Family Council, Students for Life in America and Pro-Life Action Ministries.
People against drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean hit waterways from coast-to-coast Saturday, including here in the Twin Cities.
More than 300 protesters took over a U.S. Bank branch in the skyway of the company’s corporate headquarters in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday.
Janitors who clean a number of big businesses across the Twin Cities went on strike early Tuesday morning. Workers from the Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL) union walked off the job at 6 a.m.
Hundreds have gathered in St. Paul to protest Minnesota’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline. The rally takes place one day after Minnesota regulators endorsed the $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields to Superior, Wisconsin.
Battles over climate change and oil pipelines come to a head on three fronts in Minnesota this week. Environmental groups have high hopes for a “Tar Sands Resistance March” to the State Capitol Saturday. They want to keep Canadian crude in the ground instead of piping it across northern Minnesota via an expanded Alberta Clipper pipeline.
Minneapolis Chief of Police Janee Harteau said she launched an investigation after allegations that police went too far, even potentially harming a young boy, while monitoring a rally outside city hall Wednesday evening.
From a protest in downtown Minneapolis to Tom Brad’s expected appeal of his suspension, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, May 14.
Hundreds are rallying Friday in Minneapolis in support of people charged in the Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America in December. Members of the group Black Lives Matter and their supporters say they are fighting for racial and economic justice.
“Black Lives Matter Minneapolis” has organized a protest to support those in Baltimore who were speaking out against the death of Freddie Gray.
From a Black Lives Matter protest planned for Minneapolis to Budweiser pulling a controversial advertisement, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, April 29.
A Minnesota man says he can no longer work after being arrested during a Black Lives Matter protest at Mall of America. More than 900 people have signed an online petition, asking that Tadele Gebremedhin be allowed to go back to work at the mall’s Microsoft store.
After more than 100 religious leaders called for charges against Black Lives Matter protesters to be dropped in an open letter earlier this week, researchers and professors from Twin Cities academic institutions are doing the same, according to the activist group.
A number of protesters staged a “die-in” at the state’s official event honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy to demand changes to police practices. The protesters also joined hands and held signs bearing messages such as “White Silence = Violence” as politicians such as Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Rep. Keith Ellison, and Sen. Al Franken addressed the crowd.
The group involved in the protest that partially shut down the Mall of America last month says it’s planning a march as part of a national movement to reclaim the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Members of the group “Black Lives Matter” showed up to a Bloomington City Council meeting Monday night, asking the city to stop pursuing criminal charges against them.
In the next few days, the Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson expects to file criminal charges against the organizers of Saturday’s protest at Mall of America.
More than 2,500 people are expected to protest inside the Mall of America’s main rotunda Saturday afternoon. However, mall officials and the city of Bloomington are asking them not to–for safety reasons–and because it’s considered trespassing.
A protest is in the works that could potentially disrupt a busy final holiday shopping weekend at Mall of America. It’s part of the national “Black Lives Matter” movement in response to recent police shootings of unarmed black men, including Michael Brown and Eric Garner.