Monthly Archives: June 2019

Hundreds march in Columbia Heights 1 week after “delayed” ICE raid

Not all of Trump’s racial purity roundups originally scheduled for June 22-23 were delayed. ICE is known to have taken two parents into custody in DC on Saturday, June 22. Unknown how many others exercised their right to not open … Continue reading

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No Justice No Pride rallies for sex work decriminalization

The 28th of June was the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in NYC, in which a police vice squad assault on a gay bar was repelled by force. On June 28, 2019 No Justice No Pride acted in the … Continue reading

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Protesters at Embassy of Honduras condemn shooting protesters, imprisoning dissidents

On the 27th of June, protesters showed up at the Embassy of Honduras to condemn the shooting of protesters by the US-backed coup regime and demand the release of political prisoners. Unlike the failed coup attempts in Venezuala, US backed … Continue reading

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Trump’s Iran saber rattling draws protesters to the White House

Donald Trump’s recent round of warmongering against Iran drew antiwar protesters on the 23ed of July, demanding the threats and saber rattling stop all the way. Its not enough that Mr Trump’s bone spurs may have stopped one airstrike, the … Continue reading

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DC Bike Party holds Pride Ride

On the 12th of June, the DC Bike Party staged their annual Pride Ride, just days after Capitol Pride. Light rain at the start had exactly no effect on the ride, heavier rain did not arrive until the halfway point … Continue reading

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Pride festival features MPD in repudiation of No Justice No Pride’s message

Two years ago, No Justice No Pride blocked MPD, Lockheed-Martin, and Wells Fargo’s contingents in the Capitol Pride parade. While negotiations and promises resulted and the lead contingents of the parade were real community groups this year, much of the … Continue reading

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False report of “active shooter” stemming from a fight causes stampede at Capitol Pride

On the 8th of June, the Capitol Pride parade marched before a huge crowd of hundreds of thousands. Late in the parade at about 7:30PM a sudden panic sent the crowd into a full stampede to escape the area near … Continue reading

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DC Dyke March marches against displacement, demands sex work decriminalization

On the 7th of June, the first DC Dyke March since 2007 took to the streets around an overall demand of “Dykes against Displacement.” In addition there was considerable attention paid to demanding the decriminalization of sex work and sex … Continue reading

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Kremlin Annex Protesters play audio of phone call by Michael Flynn’s attorney in front of White House

On the 6th of June, the Kremlin Annex protests for impeachment of Donald Trump featured an airing of just-released audio of a phone call by Michael Flynn’s attorney warning about Manifort’s plea deal and possible disclosure of information that could … Continue reading

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Sex worker decrim activists climb flagpoles at Wilson Building, SWAT pulls down banner

On the 3ed of June, a press conference at the Wilson Building was held to promote councilmember David Grosso’s bill to decriminalize sex work. On Freedom Plaza, activists scaled two 80 foot flagpoles and started hauling up a banner, but … Continue reading

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