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.
- 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
- Global George P. Floyd Jr. Day October 14th: #Cardboardlovepaint #withus as Milwaukee Celebrates George Floyd Day - Milwaukee Artists for Racial Justice - Oct 13th, 2020
- Tosa Police Arrest Cole Family At Protest - Isiah Holmes - Oct 9th, 2020
- MPD requests that all individuals who choose to express their First Amendment right to assemble do so peacefully - Milwaukee Police Department - Oct 8th, 2020
- Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to Milwaukee County DA Decision - State Rep. Robyn Vining - Oct 8th, 2020
- March Continues, With New Chant - Urban Milwaukee - Oct 7th, 2020
- March Continues Near 100th and Capitol - Urban Milwaukee - Oct 7th, 2020
Read more about 2020 Racial Justice Protests here