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Fargo BLM activist dies, death not considered suspicious

Anyiwei MaciekFARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – An organizer of the George Floyd-inspired march in Fargo on May 30 of last year has died.  Anyiwei Maciek died unexpectedly in Fargo. Black Lives Matter activist Faith Dixon says she and others who are part of the local movement are heartbroken.  Dixon says Maciek had a one-year-old daughter and other family in Fargo-Moorhead. Dixon and other…

BLM Protest in Response to “White Lives Matter” Flyer

A controversial flyer made its way around town and sparked up community activists.

FARGO, N.D.-(KVRR) People made it their mission to dismiss hate and racism in the city of Fargo with a counter protest to a “White Live Matter” rally that was planned for this weekend. KVRR’s Clare Allen was there with the activists downtown and gives us a closer look. “No hate no KKK no racist USA” “Treat everybody equal.”  Community activists…

NDSU responds to claims that President Bresciani won’t meet with BLM activists

FARGO (KVRR) – Representatives from BLM-Fargo and the NAACP claim that NDSU President Dean Bresciani refused to meet with them to discuss recent hate speech incidents and social media posts made by NDSU students. The university issued a statement after we asked whether the groups’ claims are true. “NDSU administrators, faculty and staff are focusing on working with NDSU students….

Protesters demand change to NDSU’s hate speech policy

"I really feel now that it is up to administration to actually listen but until actions are taken then we don't feel heard," says one NDSU student

FARGO, N.D. — Protesters take to the streets for the second day in a row, after several racist social media posts made by a group of NDSU students resurface. The MSUM Black Student Union continues to show its solidarity for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. BLM protesters gathered outside NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s home to demand a change within…

Judge allows live video during trial of officers charged in George Floyd death

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill also denied the defense's request to move the trial out of Minneapolis.

MINNEAPOLIS – A Minnesota judge has declined defense requests to move the trial of four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death, and also ruled that all four would be tried in a single proceeding. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill ruled Thursday after defense attorneys argued that pretrial publicity had made it impossible for the four men to get…

OneFargo, BLM Organizers Say City Of Fargo Forced Them Into Wednesday Meeting

Organizers of the rally say the Mayor approached them demanding the meeting at City Hall.

FARGO, N.D. — Those with Black Lives Matter and One Fargo say they were blindsided when hearing about the upcoming Wednesday meeting with the City Of Fargo. Organizers of the rally say the Mayor approached them demanding the meeting at City Hall. They also say the city would not allow both Black Lives Matter and One Fargo to be a…

Counter-Protester Peacefully Escorted Away During March At Cass County Courthouse

Organizers say they were proud of the crowd for practicing non-violence and taking the higher road

FARGO, N.D. — A counter protester was at the forefront of the crowd as the marchers stood at the courthouse. A woman confronted the organizers about their march, shouting phrases like All Lives Matter toward the crowd. Law enforcement was quick to react. No one was injured and police assisted the woman away from the protest. Organizers say they were…

OneFargo And BLM Take To Streets Toward Cass County Courthouse Demanding Action

Organizers say it's not about hating law enforcement, it's about having individual accountability

FARGO, N.D. — “Everybody deserves the right to vote, everybody deserves the right to protest and just like the state of emergency everybody has the right to bear arms,” Organizer Frederick Edwards said. Protesters starting at the Johnson American Legion Field made their way to the Cass County Courthouse demanding action. Along the route through Downtown Fargo, police helped escort…

Fargo Juneteenth marchers describe why they’re speaking out

Protestor Avalon says he would like to see more reform from the police departments in the F-M area and across the country.

FARGO, N.D. — With large groups of impassioned protesters taking the streets of downtown Fargo, marchers like Avalon say it’s about putting an end to violence and racism. “I just feel like “Am I going to be the next one of who’s the victim of a crime? Am I going to be the next one who’s a victim of brutality?…