News for the week of January 18

General CNN Here's why protesters say they're gathering in Portland The Intercept State Legislatures Make "Unprecedented" Push on Anti-Protest Bills It's Going Down Why A New ‘War On Terror’ Will Just Mean An Expanded War On Dissent KGW Windows smashed at Democratic Party of Oregon building in Northeast Portland; 8 people arrestedFederal officers declare unlawful … Continue reading News for the week of January 18

January 14, 2021 Protest – Justice for Patrick Kimmons

Timeline Letha Winston, mother of Patrick Kimmons, leads protesters in her weekly demonstration demanding justice for her son, who was shot and killed by Portland Police in 2018. I’m at the Justice for Patrick Kimmons march and his mom has just told the crowd her nephew was shot by police yesterday Cashapp: $LethaLocVenmo: beastmode3700#PortlandProtests #PatrickKimmons … Continue reading January 14, 2021 Protest – Justice for Patrick Kimmons

January 6, 2021 Protest – Stop the Fascist Coup

Timeline After a turbulent day at the Capitol Building in Washington D.C., Portland's left-wing protesters hold a demonstration of their own with a message to "stop the coup". Still on Twitter? Me too. I'm downtown in Portland where a protest has just begun. This will be a Portland thread for the night if you wanna … Continue reading January 6, 2021 Protest – Stop the Fascist Coup

January 5, 2021 Protest – Solidarity with Kenosha

Summary The District Attorney in Kenosha, Wisconsin announced today that no charges would be brought against the police officer who shot and permanently paralyzed Jacob Blake in front of his children. In response, Portland held a protest in solidarity with Kenosha. This demonstration began at Peninsula Park, the location from which protesters marched to the … Continue reading January 5, 2021 Protest – Solidarity with Kenosha

News for the week of January 4, 2021

General News The Guardian Prosecutors clear white police officer over Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha – video The New York Times Justice Dept. Seeks to Pare Back Civil Rights Protections for Minorities OPB Civil rights groups raise alarms about Portland mayor’s harsher stance on protesters2 Louisville police officers connected to Breonna Taylor’s death have been … Continue reading News for the week of January 4, 2021