FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — December 10, 2020
When: Friday, December 11, 2020 through Sunday, December 13, 2020
Peak: Public events Saturday, December 12, 2020, 1 PM — 4 PM
Where: Black Lives Matter Plaza, in front of White House, intersection of 16th St NW & H St NW, Washington DC
Washington DC — As white supremacists, Proud Boys, and Trump supporters travel towards Washington DC in buses for rallies this weekend, DC residents are preparing to defend marginalized communities and protect the newly-memorialized Black Lives Matter Plaza from right wing attack. …
Nov 14th — Thousands of Trump supporters rallied in Washington, DC, to build popular support for a Trump-led coup. After the official Million Maga March rally, Trump supporters marched around the city attacking members of the LGBTQ community.
After counter-demonstrators went home, Proud Boys and other Trump supporters tore up Black Lives Matter Plaza, vandalized privately-owned signs in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, and desecrated memorials to Black people murdered by the police.
Thomas Terrence attended the counter-protest after returning from the hospital. Terrence stated, “I’m out of the hospital without any long-term physical issues. I do have…
Proud Boys and other right-wingers attack Black Lives Matter Plaza, LGBTQ people, and People of Color
Press contact: Alloutdc@riseup.net
Nov 14th — Thousands of Trump supporters rallied in Washington, DC, to build popular support for a Trump-led coup. The demonstration was organized as a “Stop The Steal Rally,” which promoted far-Right conspiracies that Trump actually won the 2020 election in a landslide. Among those protesting was the far-Right street gang the Proud boys, QAnon supporters, neo-Nazi activists like Jason Kessler and Jovi Val, white nationalist “Groypers” led by Unite the Right marcher Nick Fuentes, and conspiracy theorists like Alex Jones.
A collective of Anti Fascist Activists