RNC Archive

Reclaiming Sacred Dakota Land at Camp Coldwater

While the Dakota did not ask for a permit for the four days, the property manager has provided one. Despite the permit and the ceremonies that are happening on site, there continues to be heavy surveillance by Homeland Security, Hennepin County Sheriffs, and riot-police from various police agencies.

Plainclothes Police at the March for Our Lives in St. Paul

The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign rally held at Mears Park and the march that followed were heavily infiltrated by plainclothes police.

March for Our Lives at the RNC in St. Paul

Poor and homeless people of every race, background and age, students, social workers, union members, lawyers, religious leaders, artists and others who stand for social and economic justice.

Ripple Effect at RNC in Minnesota: War Isn’t Nice

Thousands gathered at the state capitol in St. Paul, MN. Artists and speakers included Michael Franti, Anti-Flag, Dead Prez, Winona LaDuke, & Medea Benjamin.

Unpermitted Dissent in the Streets of St. Paul

Decentralized, unpermitted protests took place throughout the streets of downtown St. Paul, MN on September 1st to mark the start of the RNC.

Permitted Dissent in the Streets of St. Paul

On September 1st, over ten thousand people marched in the streets of St. Paul, Minnesota to protest the Republican National Convention while demanding peace, justice and equality.

Three People Quickly Arrested in the Fourth Sector of St. Paul

Police quickly arrived on the scene, jumped out of a black tactical van, pepper sprayed the group and then tackled three people.

Labor Organizing and Independent Media are Not Crimes

Erik Forman was recently fired for labor organizing, although that was not the official explanation given by Starbucks.

Veterans for Peace Lead Funeral March in St. Paul

The day before the RNC, Veterans for Peace held a rally in front of the state capitol building in St. Paul, Minnesota followed by a solemn march.