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Movement for Black Lives DC hosts Night out for Safety and Liberation

On Tuesday, the 7th of August, Night out for Safety and Liberation hosted the Night out for Safety and Liberation as an alternative to the cop-focussed "National Night Out." The Night out for Safety and Liberation is all about solutions to problems on the street and elsewhere that avoid reliance on police and prisons.

In front of DC's Night Out for Safety and Liberation

Clean It or Close It : Protesting Inhumane Conditions at DC Central Holding block

Rev. Graylan Hagler and the DC Poor People's Campaign protest inhumane conditions at the DC Central holding block including roaches and vermin. Protesters describe their experiences being held at the DC jail and call for it to either be renovated or closed.

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Speeches and soundbites after 19:33

Rosie O'Donnell, Broadway stars perform at White House impeachment protests

On the 6th of August, Rosie O'Donnel and cast members from several Broadway musicals took a 5 hour each way bus trip to DC to perform at the ongoing protests for impeachment in front of the "Kremlin Annex." The biggest crowd yet at OccupyLafayettePark gathered for this singalong protest.

Singalong mode as Broadway stars lead at impeachment protest

Aug 8:A Federal worker and veteran speaks out against Trump

Rosie O'Donnel, Broadway stars draw biggest crowd yet to OccupyLafayettePark

Sanctuary, Not Silence: Calling Out Mayor Bowser over DC ICE Raids

Protesters continue to call out the hypocrisy of Mayor Bowser's claiming DC is a "sanctuary city" even as ICE carried out recent raids in DC's Columbia Heights - evidently with the cooperation of local police. Activists demand immediate action from Mayor Bowser to protect immigrants and to denounce the recent ICE raids.

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Speeches after the delegation comes out at 34:00

Father Moises and parishioners from Sacred Heart Church across the street from where 9 individuals were taken by ICE.

Fourth week of Occupy Lafayette Park begins with vow to stay until Trump is gone

Sun, Aug 5 was Day 21 of Occupy Lafayette Park protests demanding impeachment of Donald Trump over the Russiagate election tampering scandal. After some electric violin music protesters vow to keep coming until Trump resigns or is impeached("till he's gone!")

Protesters vow to return night after night until Trump resigns or is impeached

View from inside the semicircle of protesters facing the lighted letters and sound

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