Today is the first day of Summer Disobedience School! The Occupied Stories crew will be there.
Also: look out for a photo slideshow today on our website documenting the second eviction defense of a family in South Minneapolis; the slideshow goes live at noon.
As planned, groups met today [Saturday, April 7th] in both Loring Park and Peavey Plaza at 12-noon. Around 2:00pm Minneapolis Police officers came to Peavey Plaza to state to us that we were in violation of a state law (609.74) in which our tents, banners on strings, and tarps were in violation of the law and were to be considered as a public nuisance. This was, of course, the first that we had heard about such a law in the state…
A report from Minneapolis featuring police intimidation, arrests and marching through the streets.