Killed for Asking for Help While Black in Amerikkka- Oakland Marches for Renisha McBride


Tiny - Posted on 16 December 2013

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Families and Community march for Justice for Renisha McBride killed for asking for help

 


ON NOVEMBER 2nd RENISHA MCBRIDE, A 19 YEAR OLD AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN WAS INVOLVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT IN A DETROIT SUBURB.

FOLLOWING THE ACCIDENT, AT APPROX 1 AM RENISHA KNOCKED ON THE DOOR OF TED WAFER, A WHITE HOMEOWNER, WHO THEN FIRED A SHOTGUN AT RENISHA THROUGH HIS SCREEN DOOR, FATALLY KILLING HER.

"BLACK LIVES MATTER WHEREVER WE LIVE, WE MUST SPEAK OUT AGAINST THE RACIST KILLING WAR ON OUR BLACK AND BROWN YOUTH IN THIS COUNTRY, " said Linda Grant, march organizer

IN SOLIDARITY WITH DETROIT, SATURDAY's RALLY  INCLUDED A SPEAK-OUT, MARCH, AND RALLY THROUGH THE STREETS OF EAST OAKLAND TO EXPOSE AND BRING AWARENESS TO THIS GLOBAL EPIDEMIC OF MURDERING OUR YOUNG PEOPLE DUE TO US RACISM

Speakers Included:
Oscar grant foundation, Uncle bobby Johnson
Cyndi Mitchell, MARIO ROMERO FOUNDATION
DIONNE SMITH, JAMES RIVERA FOUNDATION
GERALYN BLUFORD,JUSTICE FOR ALAN BLUFORD COALITION
TRACY BELL BORDEN, KENNETH HARDING FOUNDATION
SHANGO, BLACK RIDERS LIBERATION PARTY
TONY COLEMAN, ONE FAM, WEST OAKLAND
ONYX ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
JESSICA HOLLIE/ AKA/ BELLA, SPEAKING ON GENTRIFICATION ON SEMINARY AND BANCROFT
JABARRI SHAW WILL BE PERFORMING
ANITA WILLIS
THE PO POETS PROJECT OF POOR MAGAZINE,
YOUNG OAKLAND

EVENT ENDORSERS:
ONYX ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
WORKERS WORLD
ONE FAM
OSCAR GRANT FOUNDATION
Kenneth harding Jr. foundation
POOR MAGAZINE
YOUNG OAKLAND
BLACK RIDERS LIBERATION PARTY

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