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Small Ferguson solidarity protest at White House in defiance of denied permit

On the 20th of August a small number of protesters gathered at the White House after organizers of a intended larger protest were denied a permit to be there and very heavy rain rolled through the area. One protester asked if the police intend to kill her brother next, another asked simply "am I next," yet another carried a sign reminding all that police in the US evolved from the goons in the old South who hunted escaped slaves.

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Chesapeake Earth First! locks down at America's Natural Gas Alliance against fracking, gas export

On the morning of August 20th, Chesapeake Earth First! locked down blocking the front doors of the downtown office building housing ANGA or America's Natural Gas Alliance. The activists are demanding that ANGA stop lobbying for gas fracking and stop lobbying for Dominion's gas export plans at Cove Point on the Chesapeake Bay

Video of the lockdown

SS Dominion Titanic visits Solomons near Cove Point to oppose LNG export

On the 16th of August, the mock LNG tanker "SS Dominion Titanic" paid a port call to the town of Solomons on the Chesapeake Bay in Calvert County, MD. This was an educational visit by SEED (Stop Energy Exports and Destruction) to educate area residents about Dominion Energy's plans to rebuild the old liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal at Cove Point for exporting fracked gas.
Video of SS Dominion Titanic "port call" at Solomons

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Thousands rally for Michael Brown in Malcolm X Park

On the 14th of August, several thousand people in a very diverse crowd showed up for a rally billed as a "moment of silence" to remember Michael Brown, murdered by Ferguson, MO cops.

Video from the rally in Malcolm X Park

"News2share" Youtube video of smaller street march afterwards

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