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Cops arrest activist after civil rights protesters confront National Mayor's Winter Meeting

On the 21st of January, civil rights protesters showed up outside the National Mayor’s Winter Meeting at the Capitol Hilton. They were demanding accountability for killer cops and police brutality. DC cops arrested an activist they deemed an organizer as protesters confronted Philadelphia's police commissioner outside the hotel. This was after activists asked how he liked being on the receiving end of a jump-out.

Video of police arresting an activist and using pain holds

Video of street blockade and die-in at National Mayors' Winter Meeting

The die-in in front of the National Mayor’s Winter Meeting

5th anniv of Citizens United draws protests, arrests

The 21st of January, 2015 marked the 5th anniversary of the Supreme Court's notorious Citizens United case, which legalized unlimited corporate campaign cash in US poltiics. Protesters showed up in multiple locations. Five people were arrested disrupting the Supreme Court's opening day of the year for yelling "One person, one vote" according to NBC News. Public Citizen staged a substantial rally at the White House, and Code Pink showed up in front of the US Chamber of Commerce, which represents some of the major beneficiaries of Citizen's United.

Code Pink photo at the US Chamber of Commerce

Undercover cop at DC Ferguson protests outed

On the 20th of January, Untold Carslyle published this photo of an undercover cop that has been seen around most or all of the DC Ferguson protests. Looks like we've just caught another "Missy," the undercover cop who was caught by DC activists in 2013 because she had a big mouth on Twitter.

Undercover cop at DC Ferguson protests

Reclaim MLK march shuts down Chinatown, marches on DOJ over police brutality

On the 19th of January,a Reclaim MLK March set out from the White House for the Department of Justice. More than once it was called the Department of Injustice for failing to investigate the continuing police murders of mostly African-American youth. On the way, the march shut down streets, focussing on Chinatown. The mother of a man killed by Montgomery County, MD police spoke out as a classic DC Ferguson square blockaded 7th and H by the Chinatown arch.

Video of the march featuring the mother of a man murdered by Montgomery County police at 1 min 21 sec

Marching to Chinatown from the White House

Shutting down Chinatown

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