Stand Up against White Supremacy in Mt Greenwood
Sunday, November 20, 2:00 pm 111th & Kedzie, Chicago
People have contacted us asking if the protest is still on after seeing headlines like ”Mount Greenwood Residents & Black Activists Say They've Made Amends” after a Wednesday night meeting in Mt. Greenwood with local residents, police and some Black activists.
Yes, absolutely, the protest against white supremacy in Mt. Greenwood WILL HAPPEN on Sunday and everyone with a conscience needs to be there.
SIGN on to the support statement.
To All People of Conscience:
We oppose white supremacy!
We will stand up against racist mob threats in Mt. Greenwood!
Protest: 2 pm, Sunday, Nov 20, 111th & Kedzie, Mt. Greenwood, Chicago
Add your name to this statement by signing below, or emailing.
Buddy Bell, Chicago
Fr. Bob Bossie, SCJ
Hank Brown, SNCC 1968, Revolution Club Chicago
Rev. Ronna Case, retired
Rev. Jason Coulter, Ravenswood United Church of Christ*, Community Renewal Society*
Kevin De Beck Ministerial Intern, Unitarian Church of Evanston*
Airickca Gordon-Taylor, Cousin of Emmett Till
Pastor Gregg L Greer, Freedom First International, SCLC
Tio Hardiman, Violence Interrupters, Inc.
Pat Hill, Director of Chicago Independent Human Rights Council
Ted Jennings, Chicago Theological Seminary*
Rev. Taigen Dan Leighton, Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, Chicago*
Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston
Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation, Roosevelt University
Quintus AO Maximus
PHENOM, HipHop Youth Development Specialist
Indigo Quashie, Chicago Children’s Choir*
Rev. Matthew Ross, Eureka M.B. Church*
Ted Sirota, Drummer
Marc K Smith
Wanda Taylor, mother of Marcus Landrum, killed by police in 2008
Tracy Washington, mother of Marcus Washington & cousin of Joshua Beal
Dee Williams, Revolution Club Chicago
(* *organization listed for identification purposes only
*For identification purposes only
Saturday, October 22, 2016
21st Annual National day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality,
Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation
851 people have been murdered by police so far this year!!
This must STOP!
BE THERE! OCTOBER 22ND
1PM WATER TOWER PARK
820 NORTH MICHIGAN
Call From Gloria Pinex--Mother of Darius Pinex Murdered by Chicago Police January 2011:
Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired of:
Murder by Police,
Strung Out On Drugs.
Trumped (on), Stomped (on), Framed,
Seeing Our Babies Dying to This System,
No More Telling Us Who to Vote For
For the last 5 years I have struggled with my son’s death by police. Darius was murdered by the CPD. I have had a long fight for justice for me and my family. As I fought I learned no police officer will face any time in jail because they are protected by this system.
The reason I am standing up and calling on you to join me is because this has to stop! There are far more innocent people being murdered out here on these streets and around the country by cops. The system has no future for us. We need a change. 1134 people were killed by police last year alone.
Enough is Enough!
They killing us every day.
So I ask you, “Which side are you on?”
UPDATED 10/4: One released, Three Still Held: Four Arrested Protesting The Murder of Carnell Snell, Jr. in Los Angeles
Urgent! Members of the Revolution Club and one other woman who were protesting the criminal murder of Carnell CJ Snell are STILL in police custody! Call the 77th Precinct NOW (213.473.9308) to demand they be released IMMEDIATELY. One woman has just now FINALLY been released. The police originally set bail at $5,000 each and are now saying they won't accept it!! They are dragging this out in what can only be understood as illegal preventative detention and punishment for having stood up against the police's murderous actions.
These four were arrested last night righteously standing up against this cold blooded murder... they were arrested just hours after the LAPD from a nearby precinct murdered another 18 year old, whose name has not been released.
The police are on a murderous rampage! It is right to stand up against this - and everyone must have the backs of these revolutionaries and protesters.
Those in custody include two members of the Revolution Club, CJ Snell's cousin and neighbor and close friend. This is an outrage that can no longer be allowed to stand!
Call the 77th Precinct NOW (213.473.9308) spread the word throughout all society. Contribute to the bail fund (need to raise $400 more to cover the bail if they decide to accept this) HERE.