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Protest in Concord, Massachusetts

The Concord Carlisle High School Intersections Club has invited the community to join them in a demonstration for Black Lives Matter, on Saturday, June 13th. The protest will begin at 10 AM and go on until 3 PM, and people will protest in 30-minute shifts. The demonstration will be at the intersection of Thoreau St. […]

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Police Brutality

Minneapolis Bans Use of Chokeholds

Negotiators on the behalf of the city of Minneapolis working with the state of Minnesota have agreed to ban the use of chokeholds in the Minneapolis PD. The agreement is expected to be approved by the city council by Friday.  While this agreement explicitly bans chokeholds and neck restraints, it also enacts certain regulations to […]

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Manuel Ellis

On March 3rd, 2020 Manuel Ellis of Tacoma, Washington’s last words were “I can’t breathe.” Last words that should haunt us all, words that haunt those protesting for George Floyd, and words that haunt Ellis’s family.  Manuel, or Manny as he’s known to his family, was approached by officers as he was walking home at […]

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Pro Bono Laywers

  This is a working list of lawyers offering pro bono legal representation to arrested protesters in several different cities. Check back for updates. Last updated: 6/6/20 2:21 PM EST Atlanta: The Law Office of Lawrence Zimmerman: Lawrence Zimmerman has vowed to represent any protesters arrested in Atlanta, GA pro bono. You can contact them […]