Race/Racism

Harriet's Dreams protests at MPD Chief Contee's HOUSE over recent shootings by cops

On the 23ed of September, Harriet's Dreams showed up to protest at the homes of MPD (DC police) chief Contee. They were there to protest recent shootings by DC cops.

Video originally posted to Twitter by Harriet's Dreams 51 sec

Photo by Harriet's Dreams

Protesters at Fraternal Order of Police demand DC get killer cops off the streets

On the 26th of August,protesters showed up at the DC offices of At the the HQ of the Fraternal Order of Police. This was called "America’s most violent fraternity" as protesters demanded that the DC government or MPD itself get killer cops off the streets. The FPO is infamous for defending killer cops from investigation, prosecution, or even being fired for their crimes.

Video-a speakers calls out cops for beating/shooting first Black man they see when responding to calls about shootings/guns 27 sec

Photo by Shut Down DC

Protesters disrupt DeSantis "Education Tour" event as Proud Boys glower outside

On the 21st of August, Florida's religious extremist governor Ron DaSantis held a campaign rally at of all places Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403. The rally was for his far-right agenda in the schools and school board candidates he supports. Two protesters managed to get inside and disrupt the event while Proud Boys tried and failed stop more protests from being held outside.

Video including disruption of DeSantis speech, protests and counterprotests outside 2 min 9 sec

The protest against DeSantis (Photo by Jonathan DeCamps)

Protesters shut down 9th and Penn at DOJ demanding investigation of recent MPD killings

On the 19th of August, Harriet's Wildest Dreams held a protest demanding investigation of MPD's shootings of Lararus David Wilson and Kevin Hargraves-Shird. The former was killed by infamous protest cop Jason Bagshaw. At the height of the protest, activists shut down the intersection of 9th st and Penn Ave. At one point, numerous Karens and Kens in their cars leaned on their horns.

Video-protesters take 9th and Penn 1 min 45 sec

Holding the cars off the street rally (still from Anthony Tilghman video)

Protesters disrupt Trump's first post-J6 "America First" DC rally

On the 26th of July, Donald Trump returned to DC for the first time since he fled Biden's Inaugural on Jan 20, 2021. He was the keynote speaker at an indoor "America First" rally at the Marriott Marquis near the Convention Center. Protesters dropped an "Indict Trump" banner inside and chants of "No Trump, no KKK no Fascist USA" resonated from the walls.

Video: Protesters both inside and out disrupt the "America First" fash event 1 min 59 sec

"Greenshirt" goons

Scenes from the Poor People's Campaign rally

On the 18th of June, the Poor People's Campaign returned to Washington DC, this time for a single massive rally on Penn Ave. The rally area stretched from 3ed at to 6th st NW

Video-scenes from the PPC rally 52 sec

Trump's name GONE from Old Post Office building

In Spring 2022, Trump threw in the hotel towel in DC, selling his hotel lease to an investor's group from Miami. As of June 2022, his ugly name is finally GONE from the facade of the Old Post Office Building. After years of fighting and a year of relative peace, the presence of Trump has been removed from Penn Ave.

The Old Post Office Building without the garish and ugly Trump nameplate

Racist Karen demands protesters "speak English" at Amy Coney Barrett home demo

During the Thursday, June 2 pro-choice protest at the home of Supreme Court "Justice" Amy Coney Barrett, a racist neighbor of hers tried to demand that a Black activist on the bullhorn "speak English." This was the second time in the same protest she made that demand.

Video by John Zangas of nasty Karen demanding Black activist "Speak English"

Still from John Zangas video

Pro-Confederate rally at Stone Mountain (near Atlanta, GA) draws armed counterprotest

On the 30th of April, the so-called "Sons of Confederate Veterans" held a rally at Stone Mountain just outside Atlanta, GA. They had Confederate flags etc, glorifying the age of slavery. Counterprotesters ranging from the NAACP to a security contingent of armed antifascists marched into Stone Mountain Park, where a shouting match ensued. The neo-Confederates were permitted by the Park Service to fire blank cannon salutes.

Video-confronting "Sons of Confederate Veterans" at Stone Mountain 1 min 28 sec

Neo-Confederates firing a cannon salute at Stone Mountain as anti-facist protesters advance on them

So-called "People's Convoy" gets disruption, direct action after threat to BLM Plaza

Video-direct action against the convoys 3-18 to 3-21 31 sec

On the 18th of March, a convoy speaker at Hagerstown Speedway threatened to scrape the paint from BLM Plaza, then tar and feather the plaza and "all our delegates." This brought a firestorm of counterattack down on the convoy. On the 18th, one of their livestreamers got a facefull of soda. The next day, a solo biker riding as slow as possible all but stopped the convoy near the White House. On March 21, another convoy livestreamer got his car covered in root beer and antifa stickers.

Solo biker blocking the convoy: one "longtail" holding many bobtails!

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