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Justice for George Floyd
March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Now is the time to win justice for George Floyd. Derek Chauvin is the first of the four killer cops to stand trial for the murder of George Floyd. The trial is set to begin Monday, March 8 with jury selection.
The whole world watched in horror as Derek Chauvin kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, killing him. People took to the streets in cities and towns in every state in this country to demand justice for him and for all those murdered by police. In Grand Rapids, 2000 people surrounded the police station.
On March 8, organizers in Minnesota and across the country will be holding protests to demand justice. We urge all organizations that want justice for George Floyd to endorse this call.
Here in Grand Rapids, the protest will be held at Rosa Parks Circle at 6 pm.
This trial is not only important for Minnesota, which has never seen a white police officer prosecuted for murdering a Black person. It is important for the entire country, which rose up in rebellion after Floyd’s murder. We will not rest until we see all four of George Floyd’s killers taken off the streets. We demand community control of the police.
Justice for George Floyd! All power to the people!
Inspired by the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (312-939-2750).