Blacks Lives Matter plans protest for Twin Cities Marathon
MINNEAPOLIS - Two weeks after Black Lives Matter shut down the light rail before a Minnesota Vikings game, the group announced their plans for a similar protest during the Twins Cities Marathon next month.
The event, #BlackMarathon, aims to shut down the Twin Cities Marathon Sunday, Oct. 4, according to the Facebook page for Black Lives Matter St. Paul.
The group says they are protesting allegedly police brutality, particularly the recent incident recent arrest of 15-year-old Tyree Tucker in a park and the officer-involved shooting of Philip Quinn in St. Paul on Thursday.
Protestors will meet in Boyd Park in St. Paul at 10 a.m., the group's Facebook page says.