What Does The 'Right To Peacefully Assemble' Mean?Protests, large and small, permitted or organic, have recently become ingrained in Minnesota history.
27 Arrested During 2nd Night Of Protests Following Winston Smith Fatal ShootingProtests began Friday afternoon and continued into the early hours of Saturday morning in Uptown, Minneapolis, where Winston Smith was fatally shot by members of a U.S. Marshals task force on Thursday.
Protests Reveal Generational Divide In Immigrant CommunitiesYoung people have thrust themselves into movements for racial justice, often embracing the identity of being Black in America. Older generations have been more likely to concentrate on carving out new lives rather than protesting racial issues in their adopted homeland.
'I Hope That Love Will Be Spread': Minnesota High School Students Walk Out Of Classes To Call For Racial JusticeStudents at a number of Minnesota schools organized walkouts Monday.
Gov. Walz Says Additional Law Enforcement On Twin Cities Streets Is About ResponsibilityAs the state braces for more unrest in Brooklyn Center with protests and the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, the state of Minnesota has taken the step of turning to other states asking for help.
U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters Visits Brooklyn Center ProtestsU.S. Rep. Maxine Waters visited the protests for the killing of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center Saturday night.
Brooklyn Center Issues Last-Minute Curfew, 100 Protesters Arrested Friday NightCrowds were back on the streets Friday night protesting the police-shooting death of Daunte Wright, and a predominately peaceful night suddenly turned after one of the fences surrounding the police building was momentarily breached.
WCCO Crew Told To Lay On Ground After Guard Disperses ProtestersReg Chapman reports, from Brooklyn Center, that journalists were held and their photos were taken as credentials were checked, after protests of the death of Daunte Wright devolved Friday night.
Daunte Wright Shooting: No Arrests In 5th Night Of ProtestsIt was the most peaceful night of Daunte Wright protests in Brooklyn Center Thursday night with no arrests reported. No pepper spray, tear gas, rubber bullets or flash bangs were used by police and National Guard.
'That's What's Going To Happen': Brooklyn Center PD Protesters Speak Out After Being ArrestedThursday afternoon, dozens of protesters were released from the Hennepin County Jail.
Walz: ‘I Trust Our Safety Officials’ To Use Tear Gas, Other Crowd Control Tactics Only When NecessaryGov. Tim Walz says law enforcement officers should be “judicious” when using certain crowd-control tactics, like tear gas, on protestors, but that non-lethal means can be necessary to defuse “really dangerous situations.”