DC Protests will march from Malcolm X Park this Saturday, August 22nd, to bring awareness to the brutality and excessive force, not only that the founders faced, but in solidarity with all who were unlawfully arrested.
DC Protests is dedicating this weekend to Deon and other lives lost at the hands of those who are sworn to protect and serve; in doing so there will be a memorial service and art installation in their honor. Attendees will bring chalk or flowers to commemorate them. DC Protests is also collecting school supplies, indoor games, and hygienic supplies for members of Deon’s community.
"Power isn't control at all-power is strength, and giving that strength to others. A leader isn't someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others that they may have the strength to stand on their own." Beth Revis
Would you consider becoming a part of this story so that within each page there are words that describe your heart, your drive, and your passion. The quotes in this marathon should be your own because it is part of who you are. This movement is larger than any one person and will take all of us to make the conscious decision to stand together. We are asking you to rise with us, on this side of history.
Your donation does not start, nor does it end with a financial offering. We need volunteers who see the direction and can envision themselves fitting within the storyline of change. We stand for true change, not something that comes in a flash and is gone too quickly. We fight for lasting transformation where human rights are not monikers pasted on billboards but are the words grafted into pavement that will not fade nor will it be wiped away. March with us, protest with us, let the community see the solidarity within its diversity.
Let us rally to inspire all as we endeavor to move forward. Let us be the change that we desire to know. We are one community of the same human race.