Blackout DC Blocks 395, Stages Coffin Ceremony at US Capitol

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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

ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 12: Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Browns family along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests met inside to discuss the killing on August 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the nearby suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight the town remained mostly peaceful.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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

DC Ferguson Shuts Down Chinatown Demanding Lanier Actually End Jump-Outs

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Cross-Posted from DC Independent Media Center Written by Luke On the 16th of June, DC Ferguson returned to the streets and shut down Chinatown, demanding not only that Police Chief Lanier keep the de facto promise she just made to end jump-outs, but also an end to gentrifcation and homelessness. The 16th of June was the […] . . . → Read More: DC Ferguson Shuts Down Chinatown Demanding Lanier Actually End Jump-Outs

Housing For All Rally – DC Is Our Home

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How much longer will you be able to afford to live in Washington, DC? The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development believes all District residents deserve decent, quality housing at a price they can afford. Join them at this Saturday’s Housing For All Rally and find out what you can do to stop your […] . . . → Read More: Housing For All Rally – DC Is Our Home

Solidarity: The People Respond to the Ferguson Rebellions

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On August 9th, 2014, eighteen year-old Black male, Michael Brown, was shot six times by Ferguson Police Department officer Darren Wilson, later dying from his injuries. In response to this tragedy, Brown’s community members constructed a memorial for the young man at the place of his death. However, the memorial was soon destroyed by Ferguson […] . . . → Read More: Solidarity: The People Respond to the Ferguson Rebellions