Within the past few years there has been an increase in media coverage regarding unarmed Blacks being targeted and killed by police. It is important to keep track of and acknowledge the victims whose lives were wrongfully taken. This timeline provides a brief account of a few of the unarmed killings of Blacks that have happened in The United States since 2012. . . . → Read More: A Few Unarmed Blacks Killed in the U.S Since 2012
Video coverage of the Black Lives Matter Movement’s Turn Up and Shut It Down in Chinatown event was fairly extensive, in comparison to other events sponsored by the District’s local progressive community. . . . → Read More: Turn Up and Shut It Down in Chinatown News Round Up
On New Year’s Eve, activists from the Black Lives Matter Coalition gathered in Chinatown to protest the killings of unarmed African Americans by the police. . . . → Read More: Black Lives Matter New Year’s Resolution
Mayor Bowser has a plan to address D.C.’s rise in crime. It involves more police and greater police powers. Your experience with the police may suggest that this might not be the best way to go. Let the mayor and the city council know how you feel about this issue. Tell your story on videotape […] . . . → Read More: Does the District Need More Police Or More Resources?
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