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In the Eye of the Storm: A Report from #Kenosha

Report from Hard Crackers on the Kenosha uprising on the first several days of the uprising following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

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“Not A Family Friendly Event”: Militia Leader Invokes #Kenosha Killer On Eve Of “Straight Pride” Rally Backed By Local Pastors

Last year, Don Grundmann, a former member of the militant pro-life group Operation Rescue, who has been involved in far-Right and pro-life groups for much of his life, finally gained his 15 minutes of fame after calling for a “Straight Pride Parade” in Modesto, California, located east of the bay area. Community opposition to the event drew out thousands in a series of protests and highly contested meetings, demanding that the city council not issue the group a permit. At one of the meetings, Grundmann famously declared, “We’re a totally peaceful racist group.”

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#Seattle, #WA: Black Bloc Attacks Two Police Precincts in One Night

Seattle. WA. On Monday night, August 24th, a crowd of roughly 200 in black bloc gathered at Cal Anderson Park ready to march. The park has been the site of multiple stand-offs with the police recently, as a previously unoccupied shelter-house in the park has been cracked open and taken over to provide hot meals and shelter for unhoused people. Police have multiple times swept the park and arrested anyone literally caught in their way, yet the occupation of the building continues, providing much needed support services for the most vulnerable in our community at the height of a pandemic.

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Solidarity from #Philly to #Kenosha

Philadelphia. PA. August 26. 2020. The Solidarity with Kenosha, WI demo was more impressive than usual. People met up, discussed the plan, and started promptly.

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Probation Office Burned Down the Second Night of #Kenosha #Wisconsin Uprising

Kenosha, a city of about 100,000 people halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee along Lake Michigan, rose up in protest for a second night Monday and early Tuesday after Kenosha police officers shot Jacob Blake, a Black man, about 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Revolutionaries Attack Police and State Buildings Around US

Revolutionaries attacked a police union building in Portland, set fires outside a precinct in Seattle, and attacked the State Capitol building in Madison in solidarity with Jacob Blake, a Black man shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Also in Denver, armed revolutionaries attacked police headquarters, set fires and injured a pig.

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#Kenosha #Wisconsin Erupts After Police Try to Execute Jacob Blake

Jacob Blake was shot by an officer of the enemy in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday. Blake, 29, had been working on breaking up a fight, when he returned to his vehicle with his 3 sons inside. The pig grabbed his shirt and shot him 7 times as he was turned away. Blake is currently in intensive care, fighting for his life.

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