WHO: All of Us or None, Anti Police-Terror Project, Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice, Justice Teams, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, Oakland Brown Berets, Oakland Rising, People’s Strike Bay Area, and other organizations.
WHAT: Emergency call to action to condemn the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse on all charges. Oakland is asking all other cities to STAND WITH KENOSHA! Demand that the Federal Department of Justice Civil Rights Division immediately step in to prosecute Rittenhouse on civil rights abuses and hold Kenosha court officials accountable for racist policies and practices implemented throughout the process.
WHERE: 18th & Broadway, Oakland, CA with a call out to cities across the country to organize their own actions in solidarity with Kenosha.
WHEN: 6 p.m., Friday, November 19th, 2021
On August 25, 2020 armed white supremacists went to Kenosha to kill protesters & the police helped them. Jojo Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber gave their lives, and Gaige Grosskreutz was severely injured while protecting people that were demanding justice for Jacob Blake on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin. On August 25, 2020 armed white supremacists went to Kenosha to kill protesters and the police helped them. Today, the Wisconsin injustice system has legalized lynch mobs. And, President Biden and the federal Department of Justice have remained silent.
Melina Duarte, Director of Communications, CURYJ, 7604136215, [email protected]
Interviews with youth, community members and organizational representatives available upon request. ##