On the 20th of August, Olney residents organized by Indivisible protested at the corner of Ga Ave and Rt 108 against the torches and hate of the Nazis in Charlottesville, VA. Indivisible is a network of groups that seeks to become the Democrat's counter to the Tea Party.

On the 19th of August, Millions for Prisoners marched on the White House and held a rally demanding and end to what one speaker called the "Confederate" jail and prison system in which prison labor for 50 cents per hour is essentially slave labor backed by punishments.Many speakers called out the origin of US police departments in the slave catchers of old, and pointed out that the intensive policing of Black and Brown neighborhoods is still catching slaves for the plantations to this day. The prison system itself was called the New Plantation.

Plantations Were Prisons: Mobilizing for the Aug. 19 Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March in Washington DC-Part one of an interview with Law Professor Angela A. Allen-BellRobert H. King and Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3 are issuing a call to everybody concerned about the human rights of US prisoners: "We know the economic situation for African Americans, other minority communities, and poor whites is very difficult.

Plantations Were Prisons: Mobilizing for the Aug. 19 Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March in Washington DC-Part one of an interview with Law Professor Angela A. Allen-BellRobert H. King and Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3 are issuing a call to everybody concerned about the human rights of US prisoners: "We know the economic situation for African Americans, other minority communities, and poor whites is very difficult.

On the 18th of August, unknown activists hung a "modern Confederates" banner from the Albert Pike statue by MPD(police) headquarters. Later in the day, red paint was thrown on it during a protest demanding its removal.

At one point prior to the paint, a Daily Caller reporter tried to mix it up with protesters, earning himself a rebuke on Twitter for acting like "a prick." When either this "altercation" or another one provided a distraction, the monument get hit with the red paint. No arrests reported.

Video: How a night and day of Nazi terror and utmost resistance went down in Charlottesville, and special memorium for Heather Heyer

Update Aug 19:More raw, close-up video of just the Nazis Pay attention to the guy with the red beard circled near the end: he is wanted for a serious assault near the police station.

On the 14th of August, anti-racist/anti-Nazi protesters gathered at Trump's White House for the second day in a row. Again they marched to Trump Hotel, again they marched from there to the Albert Pike statue by MPD.

On the 13th of August, DC area residents protested the Nazi outrages in Charlottesville, VA. What began as a medium size march from the WWII Veterans Memorial to the White House mushroomed into a huge march from the White House past Trump Hotel to the Albert Pike (Confederate) statue by MPD. https://archive.org/details/DCCharlottesville8132017540p

After learning about yesterdays (2017/08/12) attack against a anti-fascist ralley in Charlottesville, Virginia, we got grief but also rage. That feeling led us to make a graffito in Dortmund, a place which counts several victims of neo-nazi attacks (incl. 5 murdered in the last 20 years).Yesterday in Charlottesville (Virginia) a (supposed) Nazi drove his car into a crowd of people, who were ralleying agains a facist march. Dozens got injured. Among the victims was also Heather Heyer, a paralegal. She died on the scene.

Update Aug 16: Unicorn Riot video proves fascists started the fight in Charlottesville, proving Trump's claim antifascists waded into the Nazis with clubs to be yet another lie from him

"Unite the Right" shut down by counterprotesters by 1PM, Governor declare state of emergency. About 45 minutes later a Nazi rammed counterprotesters in his car, a grey Dodge Charger. Charlottesville Mayor confirms one killed, 19 injured.

Youtube video-2011 Amnesty International interview with Robert H. King, entitled "Slavery Still Reigns in US prisonsPlantations Were Prisons: Mobilizing for the Aug. 19 Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March in Washington DC-Part one of an interview with Law Professor Angela A. Allen-BellRobert H.

UPDATE 8-12: The torchlight parade was intended to march on and disrupt a speech in a church by Dr Cornell West. They were stopped short of their goal but the church was evacuated as a precaution.

As this is being written the absolute monarchy of Saudi Arabia is making final preparations to behead and crucify Shia dissidents for peacefully protesting the armed demolition of their home town of Awamiyah. On the 10th of August, Code Pink showed up outside the Saudi embassy to protest these planned executions, the sort of behavior the US claims only comes from Daesh(ISIS).

On the 9th of August, Code Pink began a 24 hour emergency protest/vigil in front of the White House against the reckless, escalating threats of war between Trump and the North Korean regime.

On the 8th of August, protester returned to 13th and I sts, best known from the Jan 20th (J20) Inauguration protests. TransCanada has their DC corporate office inside 1250 I st (which actually faces 13th st), and on August 8 a number of groups staged a rally against the Keystone XL and Eastern Panhandle Expansion (Potomac) pipelines. After the rally protesters held a round dance blocking 13th st from the TransCanada office to the Wells Fargo across the street.Organizers of the protest and round dance included Rising Hearts, 350 DC, D.C.

On the 5th of August, the DC Bike Party tried something new: a daytime ride on Saturday departing shortly after 4PM to a DC United soccer game. Turnout was reduced due to the unusual time but even a small DC Bike Party still takes up several blocks at a time of streets filled entirely with bikes.

Video from the August DC Bike Party

On the 30th of June, environmental groups in MD began a "rolling encampment" of camps moving downstream on the C&O canal to oppose TransCanada's Eastern Panhandle Extension, also known as the Potomac Pipeline. On the 5th of August, camp was set up at McCoy's Ferry in Western MD, with the Sierra Club as the organizer for the weekend

Video including interview with MD state delegate Jheanelle Wilkins(D-district 20), who was at the camp to show her opposition to the pipeline.

On the 3rd of August, seven people were arrested outside Senator Chuck Schumer's office demanding he vote NO on Trump's pro-pipeline/pro fracking nominees for FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

On the 1st of August, BYP100 DC, BLM DC, and the Movement 4 Black Lives DC hosted DC's Night Out for Safety and Liberation at Covenant Baptist Church in Anacostia. This event was part of a national series of events promoting alternatives to relying on police, and in direct counterpoint to the official "National Night Out."A highlight of the event was a series of skits put on mostly by young people dramatizing real-world street situations and ways of solving them without involving the police.

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