Cities Across the US Join July 18th Day of Protest

Jul 20, 2020
Stop Police Crimes! Community Control Now! Free Them All! July 18th Day of Protest
We are calling a national day of protest in what has now been a double-edged sword of crisis, with the pandemic on the one edge, and the horrific racist injustices against Black people on the other. The fact that we have entered a new era of rebellion unprecedented in the annals of US history is no…

Some of the cities which have participated in our July 18th day of protest compiled below!

Jacksonville

Jacksonville holds drive-in protest, demands People’s Budget and community control of the police
Jacksonville, FL -- On Saturday July 18, the Jacksonville Community Action Committee organized a drive-in protest to demand a People’s Budget, a Jacksonville Police Accountability Council (JPAC) and an end to the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights (LEOBOR).

Minneapolis

Minneapolis protest demands justice for Vanessa Guillen, Breonna Taylor, women lost to state violence
Minneapolis, MN - On July 18, hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Minneapolis to demand justice for women lost to state violence. Organized by the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC), the protest focused on Vanessa Guillen and Breonna Taylor.

Salt Lake City

Hundreds take to the streets in Salt Lake demanding community control of police
Salt Lake City, UT - Hundreds gathered at the Utah Capitol building Saturday, July 18, to demand community control over the police and demand Governor Gary Herbert call a special session of the legislature to repeal a recent law that bans community control in Utah, known as HB 415.

Tallahassee, Big Bend/Florida Panhandle

Historic day in Florida: Black Lives Matter actions in Gadsden, Wakulla and Leon Counties
Tallahassee, FL - Coinciding with a National Day of Protest initiated by the National Alliance Against Racism and Political Repression (NAARPR), independently-organized actions took place on Saturday, July 18 in Quincy, Crawfordville and Tallahassee, Florida, representing Gadsden, Wakulla and Leon c…

Tampa

Tampa demands justice for Josiah, community control of the police
Tampa, FL – On July 18, members of the Tampa community rallied to demand justice for Josiah Pinner and community control of the police. Josiah Pinner was a 15-year-old who was struck and killed by Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) deputy Philip Montesi, who was going 21 miles per hour over…

Los Angeles

Boyle Heights holds rally for national protest day against police crimes
Los Angeles, CA - Answering the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression’s call for a national protest against police crimes, Centro CSO held a rally at Los Cinco Puntos in Boyle Heights, July 18.

Chicago

Chicago joins national day of protest, presses demand for community control of police
Chicago, IL - About 500 people and at least 200 cars responded to the call from the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression for a caravan on Chicago’s South Side, July 18. They drove through the 3rd, 6th and 17th Wards to call on the alderpersons there to support the movement for co…
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