Protesters block traffic at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport - Dec. 23, 2015

Protesters block traffic at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport – Dec. 23, 2015

*After gathering, then leaving planned protests at the Mall of America, Black Lives Matter demonstrators on Wednesday afternoon blocked traffic at nearby Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Organizers have purposely timed these demonstrations during some of the busiest shopping days of the year to protest police shootings of unarmed African Americans.

View tweets and video from the airport protests below: