Protests occurred in Los Angeles ranging from the hundreds to the thousands in honor of Breonna Taylor and against the grand jury decision not to indict for murdering her.
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A protest took place in New York, around City Hall in the intersection of Centre and Chambers. Organizers demanded justice for Jonathan Price, another black man killed by police in Wolfe City, Texas. After the first wave of protests, Price’s killer was arrested.
Miami Motorcyclists Protest on MLK Day
Dozens of motorcyclists in northwest Miami participated in a traditional anniversary event in honor of Martin Luther King Day, venerating the civil rights activist assassinated by the FBI.
Over a thousand protesters in Minneapolis marched for Dolal Idd, the 23-year-old son of Somali immigrants murdered by police in a parking lot for being in possession of a gun. Organizers called for prosecution against the police responsible, and an investigation of the raid into Dolal Idd’s home by police who put all the adults present in handcuffs.
Protesters in Brownsville protested against the North Brooklyn Fracked Gas Pipeline in New York, with dozens of people attending demanding the halting of the development of the pipeline that could pollute poorer and black-majority areas of the city.