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February 04, 2018

Demonstrators stay heated during Super Bowl protest, march in sub-zero temperatures

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Despite below zero temperatures, demonstrators marched for over three hours through Minneapolis on Sunday to protest, what they say, is police brutality and corporate greed. The protest was organized by over 20 twin cities social justice organizations that merged together into the “Super Bowl Anti-Racist & Anti-Corporate Coalition.” According to the group’s Facebook page, the protest was not just against “racist police brutality and the sell out of our city to greedy NFL owners and corporate sponsors,” but in support of athletes who took a knee this year – both professional and school-age. “We’re here to speak out for justice in general,” said Jess Sundin, a member of the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar, “[We’re here] to demand an end to police violence in our communities and to say no to the giveaway of our city to the rich visitors from out of town,” Sundin added. Jamar Clark…

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