Saturday, October 22, 2022
National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality was created by the 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression & the Criminalization of a Generation. Their aim was to expose the epidemic of police brutality. They ask citizens to wear black on this day to honor the lives of victims of police brutality.
- The Day Trajon Got Shot by T'Asia, J'yona, Reiyanna Davis, Jonae Haynesworth, Makiya, Rose, Najae, Serenity Summers, Jeanet, & Temil, (Beacon House Youth Writers) - In March, 2015 ten teenage girls from Beacon House in Washington DC started writing a novel during the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. They began with one central question: “What really happens in a community when a Black youth is the victim of violence by police?”
- We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest & Possibility by Marc Lamont Hill (Author) - In this incisive and urgent collection of new interviews bookended by two new essays, Hill critically examines the “pre-existing conditions” that have led us to this moment of crisis and upheaval, guiding us through the both the perils and possibilities, and helping us to imagine an abolitionist future.