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Wednesday, July 24, Raise the Wage action

Photos from Wednesday’s rally.

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Lawrence “Peewee” Jones

We met, Evelyn and TJ,  the mother and brother of Lawrence Jones at the July 20th rally against racial profiling in Pittsburgh. They shared the story of how Lawrence was profiled and gunned down by off duty police in December … Continue reading

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Saturday, July 20 Pittsburgh rally against racial profiling

We were in attendance at the July 20th Pittsburgh rally against racial profiling organized by the Alliance for Police Accountability (APAPGH). Many organizations and individuals were present to stand together and protest the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial and … Continue reading

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Video from Wednesday, July 17

Video from our action on Wednesday. We delivered our letter of demands to Councilwoman Harris and Democratic mayoral nominee Bill Peduto, but were not able to see Mayor Ravenstahl. Instead, we delivered the letter to his home the following morning. … Continue reading

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We delivered our Demands to the mayor’s house this morning

Press Release Thursday July 18, 2013 Pittsburgh for Trayvon rallied together to deliver important demands for justice in the City of Pittsburgh to the mayor at 1:30 P.M. on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. City Council President Darlene Harris and the … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Mayor – Come join us!

Early this afternoon we made our way to Mayor Ravenstahl’s office to present him with a letter of our demands. At first he sent his assistant out to tell us he would pass the letter on to Ravenstahl. We said … Continue reading

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Press Conference and Rally photos

Photos from the Wednesday’s press conference and rally. Audio and video posts coming soon. Also some photos from the hours leading up to the press conference. More photos and video are over on the facebook event page.

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Our Demands

Our Demands: We Stand to Address the City of Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl Democratic Nominee Bill Peduto Pittsburgh City Council The Urban Redevelopment Authority The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police And all agencies, institutions, organizations, complicit with systemic injustice and white … Continue reading

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Pittsburghers call press conference condemning acquittal of George Zimmerman and Demanding Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2013 https://trayvonpgh.wordpress.com/ #trayvonpgh In response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman, the people of Pittsburgh call a press conference and rally at noon on Wednesday July 17, 2013 at the Allegheny County Courthouse, 436 Grant … Continue reading

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