Illegitimate Arrests Across the Country As Activists Disrupt the Fascist Mnuchin and Challenge Him to Debate
“RefuseFascism.org activists on two coasts have been targeted with excessive politically-motivated suppression, repression and governmental snooping, including by the Department of Homeland Security for nothing more than nonviolent political speech. Not only must this repression stop, the message these young women were conveying – exposing the cruel and fascist program of Mnuchin and the Trump/Pence Regime he serves and calling on people to join us in standing up to stop a fascist America – must be heard far and wide.” —RefuseFascism.org
We'll talk with Tala and Emma, activists with the Revolution Club and Refuse Fascism.
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Justice for AJ! Family Members Speak Out on Police Murder of AJ Weber, a 16-year-old Murdered by Sheriffs in Los Angeles
On February 4, Superbowl Sunday, LA Sheriffs' deputies confronted 16-year-old AJ Weber, chased him into the courtyard of the apartment complex in South Central Los Angeles where he lived, and gunned him down. According to witnesses who say AJ's body later, he was shot a dozen times in the back.
The Sheriffs attempted to justify the cold-blooded murder of a Black teenager with a list of familiar lies: AJ "matched the description" (a Black man wearing jeans and a tee shirt); he had a gun, though no gun was found; they feared for their lives; he reached for his waistband.
The family of AJ have been joined by community members and others to confront the killer cops at community meetings and protests. The Sheriffs have responded by terrorizing the community, arresting 15 local people, according to activists.
We'll hear from AJ's friends and family members about the murder, and the ongoing struggle for justice.