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From ShutDownDC:

“In response to Trump’s victory, claiming that he would go to the Supreme Court to stop the vote count, ShutDownDC will deploy demonstrations today to “shut down the attack on democracy.”

What: Demonstrations will deploy in downtown DC in response to Trump’s premature declaration of victory

When: November 4, 2020 at 11AM

Where: Union Station, Fountain at Columbus Circle
50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Who: Read More


From MPD:

“On Tuesday, November 3, 2020 and Wednesday, November 4, 2020, multiple First Amendment demonstrations are scheduled to occur in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be parking restriction and potential street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. to Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:59 p.m: Read More


From WUSA9:

“Union asking its DC teachers to take ‘mental health day’ Monday, questions DCPS’ reopening plan”

UPDATE from DCPS: “DC Public Schools has a responsibility to provide every student with an equitable, rigorous, and joyful education — no matter if they are learning at home or learning in school.

While we planned to offer in-person learning at the start of Term 2 for select elementary school students, this timeline will need to be adjusted. This means all students in grades PK-12 will now begin Term 2 on Monday, November 9 with learning at home. Read More


Full statement from Councilmember Charles Allen on Partial Release of Body-Worn Camera Footage for Karon Hylton:

“The following is a statement from Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, Chair of the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, following yesterday’s partial release of MPD body-worn camera footage:

“I have been in contact with family members of Mr. Hylton multiple times since the incident. They are grieving and in deep pain processing his death. I shared with them my deepest condolences for their loss.

We have more questions and few answers after yesterday’s partial release of two Metropolitan Police Department officers’ body-worn camera video footage of the injury, and later death, of Karon Hylton. What we do know is that he should be alive today, and that how Mr. Hylton was treated, and why he was killed, cannot be disconnected from his race.

The Executive has released some video footage of the incident, and it is important to be clear about what is known and unknown at this time: Read More


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