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Recap Of Weekend Black Lives Matter And One Fargo Protests In Downtown Fargo

According to Black Lives Matter, more than 200 people attended Saturday's march

FARGO, N.D. –At Island Park in Downtown Fargo on Friday, hundreds of protesters came out for a march to city hall demanding action. At the march, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney announced a future meeting with Black Lives Matter and OneFargo on Wednesday. “The more dialogue we have the better it is for everyone because then we become aware of each…

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…

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?…

OneFargo demands further investigations into former Deputy Chief Osmundson’s actions at protest

FARGO, N.D.–OneFargo is claiming that Mayor Mahoney and Chief Todd knew of former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson’s plans to go undercover during the George Floyd protest on May 30. Individuals from the group met with Mayor Mahoney and Chief Todd to discuss the Fargo Police Department’s Internal Affairs findings. Prior to their meeting, OneFargo requested records of the incident. The…

Mayor Mahoney, Chief Todd respond to OneFargo allegations

Mayor Mahoney says he has been reaching out to OneFargo to schedule a meeting with them for the last week but that they have not responded to him

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Internal Affairs investigation report into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson during the May 30th protest and riots has been made public. Prior to the release, Osmundson claimed to have been in contact with Chief Todd throughout that day and that the Chief told him he could go home at midnight. OneFargo asked Chief Todd…

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…

How protests may impact spread of COVID-19 across Red River Valley

North Dakota Joint Information Center says state lab is prepared for potential surge of cases

FARGO, N.D. — With thousands of people taking to the streets during protests in Fargo and Grand Forks over the past couple of weeks, there is a chance the coronavirus will spread at a higher rate. “When people are protesting, typically there is some chanting, some shouting that leads to more viruses being shared from your oral cavity, nose,” says…

Grand Forks protest remains peaceful

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A protest in downtown Grand Forks on Thursday afternoon concluded peacefully. The Grand Forks Police Department worked with protest organizers and the City of Grand Forks to provide traffic barriers and safety for the protesters. The protest started at the Central High School parking ramp and went to the Greenway. Police say the group of protesters split in…

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…