Photos: Protesters disrupt Mall of America


Sign at the entrance to the Mall of America Sat.
1 Sign at the entrance to the Mall of America Sat. 
People gather in anticipation of the protest.
2 People gather in anticipation of the protest. 
At the rotunda
3 At the rotunda 
Protesters gather at the Starbucks.
4 Protesters gather at the Starbucks. 
Demonstrators walked through the second level.
5 Demonstrators walked through the second level. 
Police estimate more than 1000 people were there.
6 Police estimate more than 1000 people were there. 
Protesters at the Mall of America
7 Protesters at the Mall of America 
Demonstrators staged a "die-in."
8 Demonstrators staged a "die-in." 
Die-in
9 Die-in 
Jayanthi Kyle and her son Ravi
10 Jayanthi Kyle and her son Ravi 
A ring of standing protesters surrounded the die-i
11 A ring of standing protesters surrounded the die-i 
KanKemwa Green of Mankato
12 KanKemwa Green of Mankato 
Protester Janerio Taylor
13 Protester Janerio Taylor 
MOA officials flashed a sign at protesters.
14 MOA officials flashed a sign at protesters. 
Employees from Lush showed support.
15 Employees from Lush showed support. 
Security was heavy at the Mall of America.
16 Security was heavy at the Mall of America. 
Protesters moved from the rotunda toward exits.
17 Protesters moved from the rotunda toward exits. 
Emanuel Sellers lead a chant.
18 Emanuel Sellers lead a chant. 
Taye Clinton laid in the street outside the mall.
19 Taye Clinton laid in the street outside the mall. 
Protesters photographed Taye Clinton.
20 Protesters photographed Taye Clinton. 
The protest continued outside.
21 The protest continued outside. 
Kandace Montgomery danced.
22 Kandace Montgomery danced. 
Officers blocked people from entering the mall
23 Officers blocked people from entering the mall 
Police cleared the rotunda.
24 Police cleared the rotunda.