Demonstrators for the Los Angeles Tenants’ Union protested in front of the house of Kathryn Barger (Chair of the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors) against evictions that have insofar not been canceled by the Supervisor. They joined forces with Hillside Villa and the Los Angeles Center for Community Law and Action.
Protesters gathered in Brownsville in North Brooklyn at the construction site of the NBK Fracked Gas Pipeline, demanding its shutdowns over concerns of pollution and harm to the quality of life to the majority-POC constituency of the neighborhoods of the area. Construction for the day was shut down, with the project moving forward despite the mayor of New York, Bill DeBlasio, expressing his opposition to the pipeline but not revoking the construction license.
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.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Port-au-Prince demanding the resignation of American-backed President Jovenel Moïse, who they believe holds too much power, especially after he dissolved parliament over a year ago. Tires were burnt to create barricades, and clashes ensued that resulted in several injuries and arrests.