Neighbors Explain What Protests Against Systemic Racism Mean To Them

By Dee Dwyer, DCist. -

Demonstrators took to the D.C. streets in late May, protesting police brutality and the systemic racism Black people face. It was part of a larger movement inspired by the police killing of [...]

Tear Gas For BLM, Red Carpet For MAGA Marchers

By Kim Brown, The Real News. -

Welcome to Burn It Down with Kim Brown. Striking video footage there in Washington, DC as the klan came to town. Oh, they weren't the klan? Well, they kind of looked like the klan to me or at [...]

When Fascists Roam The Streets, Staying Home Isn’t An Option

By Anonymous Contributor, It's Going Down. -

The Million MAGA March in Washington, D.C. on November 14th has become a flashpoint about how the Left should respond to the far-Right in a post-2020 election terrain. Footage distorted to fit a [...]

Proud Boy Attacks Send Several To Hospital In Critical Condition

By All Out DC, It's Going Down. -

Thousands of Trump supporters rallied in Washington, DC, to build popular support for a Trump-led coup. The demonstration was organized as a “Stop The Steal Rally,” which promoted far-Right [...]

Arrest Police Officers Who Brutally Attacked Reuben Pegues

By Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

Bethesda MD --  The brutal arrest of high school student Reuben Pegues, a member of the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition (BACC), Saturday night during Washington DC demonstrations exposes the [...]

Helicopters Over DC Protesters Broke Regulations

By Katie Bo Williams, Defense One. -

Two D.C. National Guard helicopters that flew low over protesters in Washington, D.C., on the night of June 1 were not properly authorized to be there — and were directed by a lieutenant colonel [...]

New Report: More Than $1Billion From War Industry And Government Going To Think Tanks

By Cassandra Simpson, Responsible Statecraft. -

It’s well known that Pentagon contractors spend hundreds of millions each year on lobbying, but the other powerful weapon contractors wield to influence U.S. national security priorities — think [...]

This Is Why Thousands Of Renters Are Evicted Each Year

By Josh Kaplan, DCist. -

Joseph Gelletich’s life began to unravel in September of 2018, 16 days after he missed a rent payment. His landlord filed an eviction lawsuit, triggering the legal process that would [...]

Report: Special Police Units Exclusively Used Force On Black People

By Jacob Fenston, DCist. -

The vast majority of people stopped, frisked, or arrested by officers in D.C.’s special gun recovery and narcotics units were Black, according to a new report mandated by the D.C. Council. Black [...]

DC Police Ramp Up Aggressive Tactics After March On Washington

By Jenny Gathright, DCist. -

Friday’s March on Washington brought massive crowds to downtown D.C. and ended without any significant confrontations between police and protesters. But as demonstrations bled into the weekend, [...]

Protesters Use ‘Midnight Yoga’ To Cope With Police Violence

By Chuck Modiano, Deadspin.com. -

Saturday night marked another session of “Midnight Yoga” on Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington D.C. The protesters, who have been out in the streets over 50 days after being initially [...]

Artists Install Anti-Trump Living Statues Around DC

By Alicia Cohn, The Hill. -

Living statues were installed around Washington, D.C. on Friday depicting President Trump as a "destroyer of civil rights and liberties." A group of artists known as the Trump Statue [...]

Juneteenth: Strike For Black Lives

By Strike For Black Lives. -

We are calling for disruptive actions aimed at shutting down the city: Strikes, sick-outs, blockades, occupations, and spontaneous marches. We’ve watched a wave of grieving and rebellion take [...]

Unmarked Security Forces In DC Spark Fear

By Katie Bo Williams, Defense One.   -

The presence of unmarked federal law enforcement officers, dressed in paramilitary uniforms and wearing no identifying insignia, quickly spread among protesters marching through Washington, [...]