Defending Dissent and the Movement for Black Lives
Jun 23, 2020 6:00PM—8:00PM
The Murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department brought thousands of people to the streets demanding justice for George Floyd and the affirmation that Black Lives Matter. These individuals, who demanded the dismantling of racist structures built over the past 400 years, wer emet by overwhelming repression – armed military units, teargas, rubber bullets, curfews, and hundreds of arrests.
Join as we build and train a network of lawyers to represent people facing criminal charges as a result of their demands for justice.
Sponsored by: National Lawyers Guild; Minnesota – Legal Rights Center; and Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers