The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota joins the call in demanding accountability and transparency in the shooting of Jamar Clark by Minneapolis Police Department in the early morning of Nov. 15. 2015. Read More.
The ACLU of Minnesota is relieved to learn that charges have been dismissed against their Black Lives Matter client, Kandace Montgomery, and 11 other individuals facing charges in connection with the Black Lives Matter rally at the Mall of America last December. Montgomery is one of the 11 charged with organizing the rally and faced eight misdemeanor charges. While 12 defendants have had their charges dismissed, another 16 people still face charges in connection with the rally. Read more here.