This Weekend’s George Floyd Protests
List of protests against the killing of George Floyd and police brutality.
Milwaukee has experienced eight straight days of protest against the killing of George Floyd and police brutality. And this weekend shows no sign of letting up. There are now eight protests lined up for Saturday and Sunday, that Urban Milwaukee knows of, and more are likely to be announced.
Have another march? Email us at email@example.com
11 a.m.: Brown People for Black Power MKE: Organized by El Pueblo MKE, this march begins at the Southwest Parking Lot of the Mitchell Park Domes and will march until 1 p.m.
1 p.m.: Come Together, Stand Together: Meeting at the intersection of E. North Ave. and N. Lake Dr., this protest will run from noon until 6 p.m. It’s organized by Darius Smith, Madeline Redell, M Cree Myles, Natalia Moryns and Charles Tre’Malle McCoy.
2 p.m.: Justice for Joel Acevedo: Organized by TEAM HAVOC (Together Everyone Achieves More Helping Another Volunteer or Cause), the event starts at the Mitchell Park Domes. Acevedo was killed by an off-duty Milwaukee police officer in April. The group is led by Rafael Mercado.
4 p.m.: March for Thee Three: Organized by the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression, the march will begin at the intersection of N. 76th St. and W. Burleigh St. and will protest the killings of Alvin Cole, Antonio Gonzales and Jay Anderson, Jr. All three were killed by the same Wauwatosa police officer, according to the Cole family, between 2015 and now.
1 p.m.: Milwaukee Bucks march at Fiserv Forum
2 p.m.: Accessible March for #BLM: Organized by Harvey Ross, Otis Young, and Esther Ander, this will be an accessible march starting at Veteran’s Park (Milwaukee lakefront, 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive).
If you think stories like this are important, become a member of Urban Milwaukee and help support real, independent journalism. Plus you get some cool added benefits, all detailed here.
- Evers Reflects on Year of Pandemic, Protests - Shawn Johnson - Dec 28th, 2020
- The Year of the National Guard - Jenny Peek - Dec 28th, 2020
- Baldwin Questions U.S. Marshall’s Role in Tosa Protests - Isiah Holmes - Dec 19th, 2020
- Op Ed: Vote No on COPS Grant - Markasa Tucker - Dec 18th, 2020
- People’s Revolution Marks 200 Days of Protest - Graham Kilmer - Dec 15th, 2020
- Supervisor Clancy Applauds Activists on 200th Day of Protests - Sup. Ryan Clancy - Dec 14th, 2020
- The “Molotov Cocktail” That Wasn’t - Jeramey Jannene - Oct 23rd, 2020
- City Hall: Police Chief, Alderman Fight Over Use of Canines - Jeramey Jannene - Oct 23rd, 2020
- Will BLM Movement Sway State Voters? - Bridgit Bowden - Oct 20th, 2020
- City Hall: Community Groups Propose Changes - Jeramey Jannene - Oct 19th, 2020
Read more about 2020 Racial Justice Protests here