This Weekend’s Protests Against Police Brutality
List of protests against the killing of George Floyd and police brutality.
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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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.
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.
1:00 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.
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Read more about 2020 Racial Justice Protests here