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Artists “Break The Silence” Of White Privilege At #Justice4Jamar Fundraiser

Sagirah Shahid And Misty Rowan

“Doors getting slammed in their (minorities) faces and you don’t even notice there’s doors there. Because to you they’re just door frames.” said Poet Misty Rowan to the mostly black crowd that clicked their fingers in approval. Continue Reading →

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Black Lives Matter Needs A “Specific Goal” To Succeed Says Sen. Bakk

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk

Sen. Tom Bakk says Black Lives Matter will peter out like the Occupy Wall Street movement unless it comes up with a specific goal. And a legislative solution to economic and racial disparities will take some study. Continue Reading →

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Black Lives Matter Stopped Minneapolis “From Burning To The Ground” Says NAACP Leader

Nekima Levy-Pounds NAACP-Black Lives Matter

“They have no idea about the number of people that we were able to stop from doing things that would have been harmful and destructive out of rage.” — Nekima Levy-Pounds NAACP Minneapolis President Continue Reading →

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Mall Of America Target Again For Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Protest At Mall Of America

Black Lives Matter is threatening to protest at the nation’s largest shopping mall during one of the busiest shopping days of the year if its demands are not met, including the release of video surrounding the police shooting of Jamar Clark. Continue Reading →

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Man Claims Police Threatened Him After White Supremacists Shot Him

Shooting victim Wesley Martin and his Advocate Jermaine Alexander

When you’re the victim of a shooting you expect the police to help you, not threaten you. But that’s what Wesley Martin says happened to him after a group of white supremacists opened fire on him and four other Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis on November 23. Continue Reading →

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Barricaded Police Station Symbol Of Separate But Unequal Minneapolis

Barricaded 4th Precinct Police Station

Minneapolis has put up a prison like barricade around a police station in the wake of Black Lives Matters protests. “What are they trying to keep out?” ask the protesters who want the “disturbing” barricade removed and more transparent investigation of the police shooting of an unarmed black man. Continue Reading →

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Controversial “All Lives Matter” T-Shirt For Sale At MN State Fair

Todd Gramenz Sells All Lives Matter T-Shirt At MN State Fair from his Black Lives Matter booth.

Todd Gramenz says he knows some leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement don’t like the “All Lives Matter” slogan, but he offers the t-shirt because he thinks it is a positive message. “Negativity won’t help our youth.” Continue Reading →

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