Black Lives Matter repeatedly blocks I-395

The 15th of June featured one of the near-daily blockades of I-395 that have gone on for the better part of a week. In this case, the march started at the same place Trump's stormtroopers fired tear gas at protesters so he could walk across H st to St John's to bluster threats.

Video-Sounds of the street: "Fuck the Police, Fuck Donald Trump" in post-blockade march 1 min 8 sec

Third Saturday of George Floyd marches features strong bicycle cavalry

On the 13th of June, march after march took to the streets of DC for George Floyd. The NJNP march to Mayor Bowser's house was just one of many. A late afternoon march went from Malcolm X Park to Trump Hotel and back. That one featured a strong bicycle cavalry block, which managed to put cops on bicycles to flight and even surround motorcycle cops and escort them out.

Marchers at Trump Hotel from Malcolm X park

No Justice No Pride march to defund MPD brings crowd to Mayor Bowser's house

On the 13th of June, a hundreds strong No Justice No Pride march and motorcade that originated in MD showed up at the home of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser. They were there to demand that MPD be defunded, sex work be legalized, and more. On the approach march a sound system blasted NWA's "Fuck the Police," and at the Mayor's house dancers breakdanced right up to the cops.

Video of the march and motorcade to Mayor Bowser's house 1 min 27 sec

The scene in front of Mayor Bowser's house

Fund Care Not Cops march takes to the streets, heckles Trump Hotel

On the 12th of June, several DC neighborhood based groups backed by Empower DC and Democratic Socialists of America marched from Federal court to Freedom Plaza with a "Fund care not cops" demand. On the way they stopped to boo and heckle Trump Hotel.This is a continuation of two weeks of protests for George Floyd and so many others murdered by police.

Video-marchers at Trump Hotel 56 sec

The march at Trump Hotel

The Shortwave Report 06/12/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from  Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB}        From SPAIN-  Al