Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Speak Out On Racial Inequality

Those with BLM say over 200 people attended the march

FARGO, N.D. — Alaki Ajang of Fargo says he grew up thinking everybody feared the police. But he soon realized that was not the case. “I thought it was normal really, that you would see police come around and then you feel nervous that you gotta, you know, you always have to announce, there’s twelve here, twelve here, twelve here….

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…

State Representative Ruth Buffalo Says George Floyd Death “Opened A Lot Of Wounds”

Buffalo has reached out to city leaders, law enforcement and organizers to start having these discussions.

FARGO, N.D- State Representative Ruth Buffalo says the death of George Floyd was heartbreaking and it’s something many Native Americans in North Dakota could resonate with. “Many of our communities are struggling to survive. Who live in poverty, and who experience high rates of racial profiling. And there is the very strong, thick, lack of trust that exists across our…

City Leaders And Community Organizers Meet To Discuss Inclusivity In The F-M Area

This is happening days before a second march for George Floyd is set to take place in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D.- A second march for George Floyd that was set to happen on Friday has turned into a celebration. This is after conversations that took place at the Sky Commons Conference Center on Wednesday as part of the listening sessions offered by City Leaders to discuss what they can do better. “Today we had a tremendous meeting, had a…

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…

Three Friends Take To The Streets of Downtown Fargo Demanding Change

The friends say they left the march feeling good after having conversations with Police Officers and City Officials.

FARGO, N.D.- “Death is a part of life, but being taken in another man’s hands…When he told him I couldn’t breathe, it hurt different,” says Johnson John, a protester.  Kiir Mabor, Papee Paye and Johnson John are among those in the crowd, fighting for a cause they say is bigger than themselves.  “Many people don’t think we have a voice, but…

Protesters March Across F-M Area Over Death Of George Floyd

"I have experienced in my past what it is like to be profiled," Moorhead Mayor Jonathan Judd said

FARGO, N.D. — Cries for change can be heard all around Fargo as thousands took to the streets from Island Park to the Fargo police stations and as far out as West Fargo in outrage over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Crowds overtook the streets as police officers tried to keep the march contained and helped people stuck…