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Friday, September 20, 2019•11:00 AM - 2PM  John Marshall Park and marching to the Capitol Building

Scenes from the 50th anniversary of MLK's 1963 March on Washington

I don't know the total turnout, but crowds stretched from the doubly fenced-off area near the Lincoln Memorial well past 17th st. The DC Statehood march alone was larger than most actions here in DC on any issue.

DC Mayor Gray spoke at the DC statehood rally at the DC War Memorial, avoiding issues of economic equality within the city. Shortly therafter, DC Councilmember Phil Mendelson spoke about the living wage bill (LRAA) as part of continuing what Martin Luther King fought for.

Trayvon Martin remembrances/ Zimmerman protests

From the evening of July 13 though the following Monday, July 15th, protests and direct action took place throughout the US against the acquital of racist vigiliante George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin.

More on the massive July 14 evening march in DC

Massive march protests Zimmerman acquittal second day in a row

On the 14th of July, less than 24 hours after the acquttal of racist vigiliante George Zimmerman, the second protest in that same period marched from Malcolm X Park to join a rally at Howard University.

Video on Liveleak

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Laurel, Md Walmart Associates Strike to Protest Illegal Attempts to Silence Workers

October 9, 2012: As part of a nationwide movement, 11 Walmart associates walked off the job today in Laurel, Md., backed by strong support from the community and members of the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) union.


Micah Turner publicly defects from US Army at Freedom Plaza

Micah Turner announced on October 6, 2012 at an Occupy DC rally on Freedom Plaza trhat he has defected from the US Army, having been AWOL for weeks. After giving a 25 minute interview, he immediatly left the area, well ahead of any reaction team.