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This Weekend’s Protests Against Police Brutality

List of protests against the killing of George Floyd and police brutality.

By - Jun 19th, 2020 06:23 pm
George Floyd protest march on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

George Floyd protest march on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

Friday is Juneteenth, it’s also the 23rd day in a row that Milwaukeeans have protested the killing of George Floyd and police brutality. There are a number of protests and events organized around ending police brutality this weekend. Urban Milwaukee will add to this list throughout the weekend.

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11:30 a.m.: Teach-in, Speak Out! Uprisings and Police Brutality in Milwaukee: This event is at Gordon Park in Milwaukee and is Organized by the Party for Socialism and Liberation.

12 p.m.: Uptown Crossing Neighborhood Clean Up & Kick Back: Organized by Whitney Washington and Quay Ellison, this event begins at Marcus DeBack Playground at the corner of N. 55th Street and W. Wright Street. It will run until 4:30 p.m.

12 p.m.: West Allis Protest: This march will begin in Liberty Heights Park. Organized by Seamus DeCaire and Ashton Monroe.

1 p.m.: BLM March in St. Francis and Cudahy: This protest will meet at the corner of S. Kinnickinnic Avenue and E. Howard Avenue. The march will begin at 2 p.m. and run until 5 p.m.

1 p.m.: March for Inclusivity, for All Black Lives: This protest will meet at 2288 N. Lake Drive and will head south. The protest is organized by Darius Smith, Joy O’Sullivan, Josiah Robinson, Dailen Harris, Charles Tre’Malle McCoy and Natalia Moryns.

1 p.m.: Mequon Black Lives Matter: Organized by Jessica Key. This march will begin at the intersection of Mequon and Port Washington Road in Mequon.

1 p.m.: People’s Movement march (Khalil Coleman and Frank Nitty): Meeting at 3825 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., leaving at 2 p.m. for five to seven hour march.


1:00 p.m.: Black is Beautiful bicycle ride from Reservoir Park: “Fighting the power is a full-time job, especially if you’re Black. Take this event as a moment to collectively exhale as a community and join us on a ride for Black lives. We’ll keep marching, we’ll keep chanting, but for one day we need to feel the wind in our face again. Black Lives Matter. Black Mental Health Matters too.” Organized by musician WebsterX and others.

2 p.m.: Port Washington Peaceful March, Black Lives Matter Here: This march, organized by Izzi Wickus and Natalie Kelm, begins in Veterans Memorial Park in Port Washington at 2 p.m.

2 p.m.: March Against Hate in Waukesha: Organized by Ben Strong, this march will start at 515 W. Moreland Boulevard in Waukesha.

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