By The Free Thought Project ‘We will not be intimidated,’ declares Minneapolis chapter of Black Lives Matter
Thousands of protesters flooded the Mall of America in December to declare “Black Lives Matter.” (Photo courtesy of Chris Juhn)
CommonDreams.org | Sarah Lazare
Participants in a nonviolent Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America last December were not only aggressively confronted by law enforcement and heavily prosecuted by the Bloomington attorney’s office, but they were also—as it turns out—preemptively spied on by local police and the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Journalist Lee Fang exposed the surveillance in an article published Thursday in The Intercept, shedding light on …read more