This Weekend’s Protests Against Police Brutality
List of protests against the killing of George Floyd and police brutality.
For the fifth consecutive weekend, dozens of events will take place across the Milwaukee area in response to the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and other police-related incidents.
Events have varied in size and message, ranging from small groups demanding change at sit-ins to marches of several thousand people circling Milwaukee.
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10 a.m. – Black Lives Matter Chalk Drawing – “Draw a message for black lives matter” runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. outside Greendale Village Hall.
12:00 p.m. – Stand for Justice – “This small protest is perfect for folks like me who are unable to attend long protests and rallies.” Group meets at S. 27th St. and W. Oklahoma Ave.
2:00 p.m. – Holton and Center Black Lives Matter Mural Painting – Block party and mural painting on building scheduled to run until 9 p.m. Hosted by Tommy Franecki and The People’s Movement of Milwaukee. Speeches at 3 p.m.
3:00 p.m. – Wee Chalk Your Walk – The family-friendly group will chalk the streets and sidewalks along W. Washington Blvd. between N. 49th St. and N. 55th St. in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter at School movement.
4:00 p.m. – Chalk Art Protest and Kneel for Nine – Hosted by the Redeemer United Church of Christ – Sussex, this one-hour event will take place at the Sussex Civic Center.
4 p.m. – Youth and Families March for Black Lives Matter – Led by Courage MKE, the march will go from W. Lapham St. to W. National Ave. via S. 2nd St. All speakers will be children and teenagers.
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Read more about 2020 Racial Justice Protests here