Blackout DC Blocks 395, Stages Coffin Ceremony at US Capitol

Cross-Posted from the DC Independent Media Center Written by Luke On the 15th of August, Blackout DC staged what was announced as a march from the White House to the Capitol to protest police murder of Black and Brown people. Cops expected a direct march but got a surprise! The march diverted from Pennsylvania Ave, north up […] . . . → Read More: Blackout DC Blocks 395, Stages Coffin Ceremony at US Capitol

Shut It Down for Michael Brown

Cross-posted on behalf of the Stop Police Terror Project DC August 9th will mark one year since 18-year-old Mike Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. Mike Brown’s death, and the subsequent non-indictment of the officer that killed him, resulted in a shockwave of marches, rallies, shut downs and die-ins […] . . . → Read More: Shut It Down for Michael Brown

Two Million Too Many: March and Rally Against Deportation

You can also read this post at Storify. #not1more deportation after #2million2many Immigrant rights groups and supporters gathered for a march and rally in Washington, DC on April 5, 2014. They joined activists in over 40 cities across the country to tell President Obama to stop separating families before he reaches a total of 2 million […] . . . → Read More: Two Million Too Many: March and Rally Against Deportation

Save Our Schools Rally & March!

As DC public school advocates predicted, the school closings of 2008 didn’t improve test scores or student achievement and have negatively impacted community after community throughout the city. So here we are at the end of 2012, poised to take another dive off the school closings precipice, this time at the behest of Mayor Gray […] . . . → Read More: Save Our Schools Rally & March!