May 15, 2018

The Uptake, Dane Smith, May 15, 2018- Thirteen people protesting a “pre-emption” proposal, which prevents local governments from raising minimum wages, were arrested Monday at the State Office Building near the state capitol, kicking off a nationwide, six-week season of nonviolent direct action by the Poor People’s Campaign. The arrests …

May 15, 2018

The Star Tribune, Gulam Jeelani, May 14, 2018- Over a hundred workers, activists and clergy members descended on the State Capitol on Monday as they joined a nationwide campaign calling attention to poverty, inequality, racism and ecological devastation. The protesters aligned with the Minnesota Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call …