Protesters took to the streets in Vancouver, Washington, after the shooting of Kevin Peterson by police at least 5 times in the back for running away while unarmed. Within an hour of the news, 30 protesters had showed up to begin fighting with police; it would be 11 hours before Peterson Jr.’s body was taken away.
Anarchists in the Southwest Youth Liberation Front gathered at the Central Juvenile Detention Center in Los Angeles to demand that all prisons for children be shut down, calling for no minor to be imprisoned in LA County and the United States. Police gathered in the dozens, detaining several participants and taking down personal information.
Thousands of protesters in New York City took to the streets in solidarity with demonstrations in Colombia against police violence and the privatization of healthcare. Organizers called for immediate international action in response to police and military brutality and the end of government aggression against protests.