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Video: Stop Dont Shoot. Portland Dawson Park Ferguson Solidarity 8.16.14

A rally in Dawson Park 1- 4pm on Saturday 8.16.14 Citizens of Portland Oregon gather in the park, out of concern for police accountability and community safety. The stood in unity and in Solidarity with the community of Ferguson Missouri in public... to demand and end to police violence and the abuse of their authority leveraged on the people they were sworn to protect and serve.
The video from this gathering in the park is here:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5gsvp_A-t8 [video 2hr 35min]

A rally in Dawson Park 1- 4pm on Saturday 8.16.14

Citizens of Portland Oregon gather in the park, out of concern for police accountability and community safety. The stood in unity and in Solidarity with the community of Ferguson Missouri in public... to demand and end to police violence and the abuse of their authority leveraged on the people they were sworn to protect and serve. This gathering was open to anybody who wanted to speak. The rally started slowly and eventually grew in size with over 100 people. There is a Facebook page "Stop Don't Shoot Portland" and there will be an email list anybody can join to stay in contact and to unite. [more info and links forthcoming asap]

The group intends to meet next Saturday in the same park to share food, conversations, ideas, tactics, education & facts and networking for a safer community.

No police seen, one corporate media camera seen for a few minutes, and no violence.

{below is the national call-out re-post}

[[St. Louis Calls for Solidarity Actions for Justice for Mike Brown, for Trayvon Martin, for Eric Garner, for Renisha McBride, for Amadou Diallo and so many others
Groups on the ground in St. Louis are calling for nationwide solidarity actions in support of Justice for Mike Brown and the end of police and extrajudicial killings everywhere. On Saturday at 1pm CST -- one week after the murder of Mike Brown by a Ferguson police officer--we in St. Louis will gather at the location that Mike was shot in the Canfield Apartment buildings. We ask that you gather at the places in your community on Saturday where police and extrajudicial killings have occurred to memorialize lives that have been lost and demand justice by ending systemic violence upon communities of color]]

Rise Up!
Engage!
Be Involved!

[FB info]
 https://m.facebook.com/events/719132681455778?refid=52

homepage: homepage: http://www.joeanybody.com/id11.html


Video: OUTAKE: Dont Shoot - Portland Dawson Park 8 16 14 17.Aug.2014 16:56

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Out Take Clip

Don't Shoot Portland Dawson Park 8 16 14

 http://youtu.be/J4lNzzlNPk0 (10 min video clip)

watch Ferguson livestream 17.Aug.2014 20:07

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wow. Look at Tim Pool's livestream from 8/17. He was also there Saturday 8/16. I left his webpage open and it came to life around 8pm, which is 10pm their time, and well before the curfew. It looked like there was already a conflict going on. The police were using a LRAD sound cannon and ordering people to disperse. Then after a few minutes into his livestream, there were sounds of gunshots, and it was unclear which direction they were coming from. A protester fell to the ground and was saying he was hit and couldn't feel his leg. It looks more hectic than yesterday. Anyway, this should all be archived for viewing later.

 http://new.livestream.com/timcast/events/3295551

reposting 17.Aug.2014 20:52

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ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! 22.Aug.2014 07:11

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ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
Groups on the ground in St. Louis are calling for nationwide solidarity actions in support of Justice for Mike Brown and the end of police and extrajudicial killings everywhere. On Saturday at 1pm -- every week after the murder of Mike Brown by a Ferguson police officer--in St. Louis they gathered at the location that Mike was shot in the Canfield Apartment buildings. We ask that you gather at the places in your community on Saturdays where police and extrajudicial killings have occurred to memorialize lives that have been lost and demand justice by ending systemic violence upon communities of color.

We know that the murder of Mike Brown in St. Louis is just one of hundreds of murders per year by extrajudicial means throughout this country. There are too many names to list: Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Renisha McBride, Amadou Diallo and so many others. Just in the past weeks since Mike's murder, the Los Angeles Police killed a 24 year-old man who was laying down when shot. Enough is enough--these killings must stop. We must end the systems of white supremacy, police brutality and inequality for communities of color that lead to these police killings. We hope that with renewed attention on this issue, we can widen the conversation to address both justice for Mike Brown and the underlying systems of oppression that play out against people of color on a day-to-day basis.

Please join us this and everybSaturday in calling for Justice for Mike Brown and the end of extrajudicial killings everywhere. We know that we will need powerful visuals and strategies to support our movement. In St. Louis, people have suggested using black caskets, photographs of those lost, and chalk outlines to send our message. Strategically, this nationwide event will be a tactic to help community members understand their personal rights and push for broad-based action on the issue of extrajudicial killings.

Regardless of where you are, you can help move this fight forward by hosting an action in solidarity with St. Louisans demanding Justice for Mike Brown. Mike's death was not an isolated incident, and we hope that groups around the country will use this moment to lift up and reenergize their own campaigns against systematic violence and the prison industrial complex.