Unionists and anarchists performed a banner drop across from Brooklyn Housing Court, calling for coordinated rent strikes and the end of not only evictions, but also rent during the COVID pandemic. The banner stayed for hours, and was dropped by member of TheBaseBK, a Brooklyn anarchist group.
Over 100 protesters marched at the weekly protest for Patrick Kimmons, led by the mother of the victim of police brutality killed in 2018. Many bystanders honked their horns in support, as demonstrators moved through the city to the North Precinct before stopping for Letha Winston (Kimmons’ mother) to give speeches, including how to donate for the legal battle.
#RevolutionNow protests in Nigeria continued throughout the 17th, and grew drastically. From a small movement that had hundreds of protesters, thousands of demonstrators marched through Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, and other cities. Protesters also attacked the motorcade of a governor whose police forces had killed several unarmed and peaceful protesters.