Ellison, Mpls. Councilmembers Stand With BLM In Quest For Video ReleaseSeveral political and religious leaders joined with members of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis Thursday evening to demand law enforcement to release videos involving the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Rep. Keith Ellison and Minneapolis City Council members Alondra Cano, Cam Gordan and Lisa Bender addressed the media.
Timeline Of Events In The Jamar Clark CaseThis is the fifth day that protesters have made their presence known outside Minneapolis Police's 4th Precinct building. Demonstrators have taken their message to the streets and faced arrest, while investigators figure out what led to the shooting.
Jamar Clark Shooting: 4 Things To KnowThe fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a Minneapolis police officer has prompted unrest in the city as the community demands answers, while authorities say they can't provide additional details because of the ongoing investigation.
Minneapolis City Leaders Discuss Black Lives Matter ProtestsMinneapolis' mayor, police chief and two city council members faced the media Thursday afternoon to discuss the on-going protests in the city's Fourth Precinct. Thursday is the fifth day of protests over the death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis Police officer last weekend.
Police Remove Black Lives Matter Protesters From 4th Precinct; Standoff EnsuesMinneapolis police have removed Black Lives Matter protesters, vacating the property outside of the 4th precinct and taking down the "Black Lives Matter" banner from above the door. Groups have been camped out in response to the fatal officer-involved shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark for almost four straight days.
BLM Holds Vigil For Clark Outside Of Police Station In Day 3 Of ProtestsThe FBI says it will start a criminal civil rights investigation into the death of Jamar Clark That is one of the demands the Twin Cities Black Lives Matter group made after Clark's death on Saturday.
Runners Brace For TC Marathon Protest By Black Lives MatterAs Black Lives Matter Minneapolis said repeatedly on Twitter that they are not responsible and have no role in the Sunday's protest of the Twin Cities Marathon, Black Lives Matters St. Paul offered a very different version of what protesters plan to do.
Anti-Planned Parenthood Protesters Rally At Governor's ResidenceHundreds of people protested outside the Governor's Residence in St. Paul Wednesday, calling for the state to investigate Planned Parenthood. This comes days after another undercover video was released by the anti-abortion group Center for Medical Progress, alleging the illegal sale of fetal tissue may also happen in Minnesota.
Thousands Attend St. Paul Planned Parenthood ProtestHuge 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.
Hundreds Protest Planned Parenthood In St. PaulProtests 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.
11 Charged In MOA Protest Make 1st Court Appearance, Plead Not GuiltyThe 11 protesters charged with being behind a demonstration at the Mall of America have pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday morning.
Madison Mayor Says He Trusts Protesters In Robinson ShootingMadison Mayor Paul Soglin says he is supporting protesters who are grieving the shooting of an unarmed black man, but has no advice on how they should conduct themselves.
Protesters March Downtown, Demand Bank Work With Longtime HomeownersProtesters with Occupy Homes Minnesota raised their voices Monday against a bank set to foreclose on two homes in south Minneapolis.
Protesters Confront Mining Co. At Wisconsin Site A company looking to dig a huge iron mine just south of Lake Superior is having problems with protesters.
13 Occupy Protesters Arrested In Minneapolis ProtestAuthorities say 13 people were arrested Wednesday afternoon during an Occupy Minnesota protest in downtown Minneapolis.