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In Black Lives Matter Protest, Corporate Rights Trump Free Speech


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In Black Lives Matter Protest, Corporate Rights Trump Free Speech

Brendan Fischer

Minnesotans protesting police violence and institutional racism could face "staggering" fees and criminal charges for a protest at Mall of America, with the City of Bloomington announcing plans to force organizers to pay for the mall's lost revenue during the exercise of their free speech rights, highlighting important questions about free speech in an era of privatized public spaces.