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Ferguson Solidarity protesters march on Chinatown, shut down streets

On the 23ed of August, several hundred protesters marched on Chinatown demanding that Darren Wilson, the cop who shot Michael Brown, be charged with murder and that all cops be required to wear video cameras at all times. A speaker reported that a WNBA game was going on at the Verizon Center, so marchers went down 7th st to the heaviest crowds and closed intersections in Chinatown. These protests will continue every night at 7PM, meeting at Mt Vernon Square as on Aug 23.

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Solidarity march for Ferguson Saturday night Aug 23

There will be a march in solidarity with those resisting police brutality in Ferguson, MO on Saturday, Aug 23. Meet up at 7PM Mt Vernon Square by the Convention Center, march through Chinatown.

Demands of Ferguson protesters

The mainstream media have gone out of their way to avoid posting demands made by Ferguson protesters. Here is one set published elsewhere by journalist Kevin Gosztola for Ferguson community organizers and ignored by the capitalist press.

Fergerson solidarity rally in Columbia Heights

On the 21st of August, DC residents gathered on the open plaza in Columbia Heights on 14th st to demand justice for Michael Brown, murdered by police in Fergerson, MO. At the rally there was talk of starting a serious Copwatch program here in DC to reduce the danger of a similar police shooting here.

Photo by Sam Jeweler

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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