Chicago: March for Justice, Power and Black & Brown Lives! 50th Anniversary of MLK March

August 06, 2016 at 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Western & Marquette
6700 S Western
Chicago, IL 60629
United States
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Assemble at Marquette Park (California and Marquette)
March to Alderman Edward Burke's Office
(Burke is the author of the proposed racist Blue Lives Matter ordinance in Chicago)

The time is now to keep marching for justice. On the 50th Anniversary of the Chicago Freedom Movement march that started in Marquette Park, people from all communities in Chicago and with diverse calls for justice will be converging to demand justice for the victims of racist police terror and to stop the racist Blue Lives Matter ordinance proposed by alderman Edward Burke.

The Chicago Blue Lives Matter ordinance, which would outrageously give hate crime protections to the police, is in reality an attack on Black Lives Matter and all working and poor people. It is meant to isolate the Black community and silence protest. The ordinance is meant to further shield police officers from accountability--police officers who everyday kill, harass and brutalize with impunity. At its core, Blue Lives Matter = White Supremacy.

We must not be silenced. We must keep marching. We must respond to the attempts to divide us with greater and stronger unity. Let's build a new multinational mass movement that can defeat racism once and for all.

Justice for Victims of Police Murder and Brutality: Jail all Racist Killer Cops!
Stop the Chicago Blue Lives Matter Ordinance!
Money for Jobs and Education, Not for Racist Police and Mass Incarceration!
Unite to Fight all Forms of Bigotry!

187 RSVPS
Hind Makki Jeff Wolfe Felica Turner Muhammad Tauseef Akbar La Pati Nanica Brown Andrea Hart Jamie Fisher-Hertz Tali Arroyo Abdel Elsiddig Katherine Vincent Lamb Maxine Anwaar Roderick Houston Megan Taylor Noe Gabe Gold Marc Lawrence Jose OCampo Keren Díaz de León Julia Louise Sara Alattar Elsa Rodriguez Jeanette Samuels Rashieda Weaver Alicia Zavala Michael Wang Desirae Joya Adolfo Castrejon Tim Bo Amber Jean Regina Russell Matutina Munting Atay Venice Richardson Mika Muñoz Richard Reilly Justin Giuliano Katie Osgood Hẹidi Brycë Mas Retro Liz Gres Steven James Duda Martin G Johnson Janeice Millon Toni Curtis Jennifer No Austin Meerzo Hector Rodriguez Armando Lopez Lamon Reccord

Who's RSVPing

Hind Makki
Jeff Wolfe
Felica Turner
Muhammad Tauseef Akbar
La Pati
Nanica Brown
Andrea Hart
Jamie Fisher-Hertz
Tali Arroyo
Abdel Elsiddig
Katherine Vincent Lamb
Maxine Anwaar
Roderick Houston
Megan Taylor Noe
Gabe Gold
Marc Lawrence
Jose OCampo
Keren Díaz de León
Julia Louise
Sara Alattar
Elsa Rodriguez
Jeanette Samuels
Rashieda Weaver
Alicia Zavala
Michael Wang
Desirae Joya
Adolfo Castrejon
Tim Bo
Amber Jean
Regina Russell

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