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Staff Editorial: Protest brings important issue to national stage

A protestor leads a chant through a megaphone during Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's rally at St. Louis Park High School March 1. Klobuchar announced she would be suspending her campaign March 2.

March 4, 2020

At the beginning of Sen. Amy Klobuchar rally March 1, a group of protesters took to the stage with the goal of spreading awareness of Klobuchar’s involvement in the imprisonment of Myon Burrell. Although all citizens have an inalienable right to the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and...

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar rally derailed by protestors

Protestors lead chants from the stage. At the beginning of the rally, the group flooded onto the stage and didn't leave until the event was cancelled.

Talia Lissauer and Marta Hill

March 1, 2020

This story was updated 1 p.m. March 2.  The day after Sen. Amy Klobuchar was set to speak at Park, she suspended her presidential bid March 2.  Expecting to attend a peaceful Amy Klobuchar rally at her own high school, junior Zoe Frank  said she was unsure how to feel when the rally was canceled. Sev...

Movement for Black Lives releases anti-zionist platform

Movement for Black Lives releases anti-zionist platform

Ruby Stillman

February 21, 2018

When I reached out my hand to introduce myself to a friend at a jewish youth group convention, I didn’t think twice about proudly displaying my Black Lives Matter (BLM) bracelet. My friend claimed that BLM was anti-zionist and anti-semitic. Both racial equity and supporting my jewish community...

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