For Immediate Release A PDF version of this release is here. 2017-02-mia
Antifa Working Group of the Twin Cities General Defense Committee
February 28, 2017
Twin Cities Anti-Fascists Smash ’White Lives Matter’ Rally
Fascist Organizing Disrupted, Anti-Fascists Defend Against Nazi Violence
Minneapolis, MN, February 25th, 2017 – Fascists attempted to hold a “White Lives Matter” rally at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. An anti-fascist coalition exposed them and prevented them from organizing, facing fascist violence in retribution. Anti-fascists were unharmed in the scuffle.
On February 25, a coalition of local community members, anti-fascists, anarchists, and other anti- capitalists marched to the Minneapolis Institute of Art to defend our communities against fascism. A rally outside was organized by the Twin Cities General Defense Committee (G.D.C.) and drew approximately 50 people. The anti-fascist demonstrators held a banner announcing class solidarity across borders (“Una clase, una lucha — contra fronteras!”) and chanted…
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