Justice for George Floyd & Daunte Wright

The murders of George Floyd and Daunte Wright by law enforcement is a tragedy that continues a long pattern of police violence against Black people in the Twin Cities. Healing will be long and difficult, and it must end with a total re-imagining of public safety in our communities.

Protesting for justice? Make sure you know your rights.

 

Hennepin County: Let People Protest

Hennepin County is trying to prohibit people from generating noise, producing public art, holding posters or performing other forms of free speech in public spaces, including the People’s Plaza outside the government center.

March 6, 2021

Hennepin County: Ensure Legal Access to Protesters

Heightened security measures taken by Minneapolis and Hennepin County around the Derek Chauvin trial must not impugn the due process rights of individuals detained by law enforcement. The ACLU-MN joined a letter by the Legal Rights Center and other allies to push for legal access to protesters.

March 5, 2021