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The F-M Community Takes To The Streets After Black Man Is Shot In Kenosha

More than 200 people attended the march for Jacob Blake.

FARGO, N.D.-  The recent police shooting of a Wisconsin man brings the Fargo-Moorhead community back on the streets to march for change. Some in the Fargo-Moorhead area say the movement that has come after George Floyd’s death is making sure no Black man or woman dies in vain. It’s part of an effort to make real change. A change they…

“Joyfest” aims to spread joy, provide mental health resources

FARGO, N.D. — The community came together in Island Park for Joyfest on Saturday. Organized by Faith Dixon of Faith-4-Hope Scholarship Fund and Frederick Edwards, the event focused on mental health. It provided resources to connect community members with therapists and opportunities to better their mental health during difficult times. Live music, poetry, arts and crafts, and dancing were all…

Car nearly ends up in Fargo City Pool

FARGO, N.D. – A close call for a suspected intoxicated driver. Fargo police on a traffic stop in the area of Broadway and Main around 1:30 a.m. Thursday witnessed a vehicle strike a parked car and leave the scene. Officers found the heavily damaged hit-and-run car a short distance away. It had crashed through an iron fence at the Island…

F-M Community Remembers Elijah McClain

OneFargo and the Fargo-Moorhead symphony invited the community to honor the life lost.

FARGO, N.D. – One Fargo in collaboration with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony invited the community to honor and remember Elijah McClain. Elijah McClain was a 23 year old African American massage therapist from Aurora, Colorado, who was killed after an encounter with police. The event began with some words from One Fargo, as well as some music provided by the Fargo-Moorhead…

OneFargo and the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony to host tribute for Elijah McClain Friday

The tribute is starts at 7 p.m. at the gazebo in Island Park.

FARGO, N.D.–OneFargo is partnering with members of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony to honor the life of Elijah Jovan McClain on Friday. Elijah McClain was a 23-year-old massage therapist from Aurora, Colorado. He died after an encounter with police on August 24, 2019. According to OneFargo, an Aurora resident called police to report that McClain was wearing a ski mask and acting…

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…