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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?…

OneFargo, Black Lives Matter And The F-M Community March For Change

Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney also made an appearance at the march.

FARGO, N.D- “Fargo has to start seeing us as people, North Dakota has to start seeing us as people, the United States has to start seeing us as people.” It’s a simple request, but one that according to the movement, has yet to be achieved. That’s why they marched from Island Park to City Hall once again in a peaceful…

Juneteenth March in downtown Fargo ends peacefully

The march started at Island Park at 9 a.m.

FARGO, N.D.–A diverse crowd of people joined OneFargo to peacefully march in Downtown Fargo on Friday. The march started at Island Park at 9 a.m. where organizers spoke to the crowd. Mayor Tim Mahoney also made an appearance to speak and deliver a proclamation declaring Juneteenth a city holiday. Mahoney also said he has scheduled a meeting with OneFargo and…

Groups Announce Another Rally In Fargo On Friday

They want Cass County State’s Attorney Birch Burdick to drop charges of rioting

FARGO, N.D. — Blacks Lives Matter and OneFargo have announced another rally at Island Park as they continue to call for change. Members of the groups say they will continue to march until North Dakota’s attorney general takes over an internal police investigation from Mayor Tim Mahoney and charges are increased to attempted murder against a man who hit a…

OneFargo Event is underway, crowd is listening to speakers

Large crowd has come out to Island Park for the OneFargo celebration. The group will NOT be protesting. They will be remembering George Floyd and engaging in discussion about what can be done to create change in the F-M community. pic.twitter.com/1mcXfr0UXF — Kathryn Gallo (@kathryntgallo) June 5, 2020 FARGO, ND — A large crowd has come out to Island Park…

LIVE: What You Need To Know Before the One Fargo Celebration

FARGO, ND – The One Fargo Celebration isn’t a protest, but a forum for open dialogue and understanding between a diverse community and it’s leaders. Organizers want to be clear that this isn’t a protest, but a celebration. It begins at 1:00 PM at Island Park. Organizers want to make sure that everybody knows that no violence will be tolerated,…

OneFargo event celebrates efforts toward change in the Fargo-Moorhead community

Organizers of the event say they decided to plan the celebration rather than a protest because of the willingness of city leaders and police to listen and work with them towards a better future.

FARGO, N.D. — Saturday’s protest in downtown Fargo was a plea for change; a way to ask for more open dialogue amongst those in our area on what can be done to better support the black community. In the days since, that discussion has began between city leaders, Fargo Police, and protest organizers. It is a small step, but those…

Minnesota National Guard activated in Clay County because of “credible threats” during protests planned on Friday

Fargo Police Department is boarding up their windows.

ST.PAUL, MINN. – Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order late Wednesday night activating the Minnesota National Guard to provide safety and protection for Clay County and surrounding areas during demonstrations planned in Fargo in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “The Minnesota National Guard stands ready to provide protection for all Minnesotans,” said Governor Walz. “While Minnesotans turn their…

Organizers plan second protest for George Floyd in Fargo on Friday

FARGO, N.D.–Organizers are planning a second protest to honor the life of George Floyd on Friday. The protest will begin at 1 p.m. in Island Park. Participants will march from Island Park to the Fargo City Hall and partake in a peaceful sit-in. The protest organizers said, “It’s about getting our message across to the lawmakers. We believe by doing…