This Weekend’s Protests Against Police Brutality
Protests this weekend continue the movement that began in late May.
As protests against police brutality and the killing of George Floyd continue in Milwaukee, here are a list of marches and events occurring this weekend. If you plan to go, do your best to social distance and please wear a mask to limit the spread of COVID-19.
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10:00 a.m.: Bay View Community Justice Garden Launch. At the Bay View Community Center, 1320 E. Oklahoma Ave., activists and artists are launching a community garden designed to encourage reflection on Social Justice Issues.
12:00 p.m.: Southside Lives Lost March. This protest will start at the Mitchell Park Domes, 524. S. Layton Blvd.
12:00 p.m.: Wee Chalk Your Walk. Organized by the Black Educators Caucus MKE, it will begin in Cathedral Square Park.
1:30 p.m.: White Allyship 101. This event is in Cathedral Square Park. And will run from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.: Justice for Vanessa Guillen Ni Una Mas. This march will start outside of the Mexican Consulate at 1443 N. Prospect Ave. and end at the War Memorial at 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.
5:00 p.m.: No Justice for Elijah! End Racism in Milwaukee’s Music Community. This protest will begin outside of the Grand Warner Theatre at 212 W. Wisconsin Ave.
8:00 a.m.: MKE Unite X Chalk The Fiserv Forum. This event will chalk Black Lives Matter messages outside of the Fiserv Forum, and at 11:30 a.m. it will link up with a protest heading to Wauwatosa to celebrate the life of Antonio Gonzales.
- Op Ed: Chauvin Verdict Offers Glimmer of Hope - Angela Lang and Milwaukee BLOC Team - Apr 25th, 2021
- Protesters Rally After Chauvin Verdict - Graham Kilmer - Apr 21st, 2021
- Supervisor Taylor Statement on Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict - Sup. Sequanna Taylor - Apr 21st, 2021
- Accountability should not be such a rare commodity - Ald. Milele Coggs - Apr 21st, 2021
- Statement on the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial - Ald. Chantia Lewis - Apr 20th, 2021
- Statement from Milwaukee Police Department on Derek Chauvin Verdict - Milwaukee Police Department - Apr 20th, 2021
- Live Stream From Justice 4 George Floyd Rally - Urban Milwaukee - Apr 20th, 2021
- Gov. Evers Releases Statement on Verdict in Chauvin Trial - Gov. Tony Evers - Apr 20th, 2021
- County Executive David Crowley Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict - County Executive David Crowley - Apr 20th, 2021
- Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Verdicts in the Chauvin Trial - Earnell Lucas - Apr 20th, 2021
Read more about 2020 Racial Justice Protests here