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Photos from Wednesday’s rally.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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