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Pipeline protesters disrupt FERC's first meeting with new Trump commissioners

On the 20th of September, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) held its first meeting since two of Trump's three new commissioners were confirmed. Protesters showed up outside, and those of them not yet known to FERC security managed to attend the "open" meeting. Once inside, they sang "We shall overcome" and were ejected.

Video of protest both outside and inside the FERC meeting

Trumpcare is back, version 5.0 draws protesters to US Capitol

Over the Sep 16-17 weekend, Donald Trump's 5th attempt to replace Obamacare rocketed back into the news, nearing the 50 vote threshold with plans to replace much of Medicaid with block grants to states and huge healthcare budgets cuts. Fearing the worst, protesters are back too. On Sep 19 Planned Parenthood and other groups protested on the east side of the US Capitol

Photo by A Tianna Scozerro

People's Congress of Resistance culminates with march on White House

From September 16-17 the People's Congress of Resistance met at Howard University. On September 17th this ended with a march from Howard University to the White House

Video of the march

The march on U st

Nazis, alt-right show up at fizzled Trump/MAGA "Mother of all Rallies"

On the 16th of September, Trump supporters held their "Mother of All Rallies" on the Mall, only to draw a very small turnout compared to promises. They reserved two panels of the Mall, but at times had only a few hundred people, and one Twitter poster claimed up to half were counterprotesters. Dozens of the MOAR attendees were "alt-right" white supremacists, some with explicitly white supremacist flags and emblems.

Update 9-16 11PM:Fash afterparty found at Harry's bar with Kyle Chapman (based stickman) in attendance. He pursues Indymedia photgrapher (presumably to assault) but cannot keep up.

Update 9-16 7PM: Capitol City Brewing set to host alt-right afterparty, anti-fascists disrupt

Video-Known Nazis and Kekistan flags at MOAR, area antifascists debate the fash

This is the "Kekistan" flag, combining the WWII Nazi German Naval Flag with the green of "Pepe the Frog" and a reference to an ancient frog god. This is an explicit white supremacist flag

DC Bike Party rides to Anacostia

The September 2017 DC Bike Party rode from Dupont Circle to Anacostia via Union Station, RFK Stadium, multiple park trails and bridges, and finally ended at a party in the MLK Ave and W st area.

Video highlights of the ride

The ride in Anacostia not far from the end

One Year Without Justice for Terrence Sterling Video

Video clip from the rememberance of Terrence Sterling at the very spot where Terrence was murdered by MPD Officer Brian Trainer.

One year later, and Officer Trainer has not been indicted or fired, and continues to get paid.

https://youtu.be/4KBJwZlcXqY

Protests mark 1 yr anniversary of police shooting of Terrence Sterling

On September 11, 2016, MPD officer Brian Trainer shot and killed Terrence Sterling at 3rd and M sts NW at about 4:20 AM. One year later at the same time, protesters gathered at the same intersection demanding that Brian Trainer be fired. The first protest was a vigil from 4AM until about 9AM, at 6PM protesters returned for a march on the FOP and MPD headquarters

Video of the evening march to FOP and MPD headquarters

One Year Without Justice for Terrence Sterling Video: https://youtube/4KBJwZlcXqY

The first vigil just before 5AM.

Cville2DC/Impeachment Square still holding out

On the evening of September 9, the Impeachment Square protesters who have marched to DC from Charlottesville were still holding out despite loss of their food, water, and tents to an early morning police raid. Continuing their plans they went forward with their planned evening march on the White House

Video of the Sep 9 march to the White House(1 min)

Park Police raid Farragut Sq vigil, take tents, food, even water

Update 4AM Sep 9:Police raid Impeachment square, all tents, food, and even water stolen. Press release calls out NPS for granting a permit for extreme-right MOAR event Sep 16 in DC but raiding a peaceful vigil against white supremacy

On the 8th of September, the Charlottesville to DC vigil at Farragut Square officially became Impeachment Square. Shortly after noon, they sent out an emergency request for reinforcements, as the Park Service was seeking to evict them. People are being asked to call 202-619-7023 to demand that the Park Service issue a permit for the vigil to stay in Farragut Square.

Video clips of the 4AM Park Police raid

Related:March to White House Evening of Sep 8

Cops stole the tents, but Impeachment Square vigil still holding out as of Sep 9

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