APRIL 2021

  1. Monday April 12 @1pm — 40 N Main Street (Mt Clemens Courthouse) //Rally to support protesters facing ridiculous charges in Shelby Township. video (1) //DWB supports Legal Observers and National Lawyer Guild (Detroit & Michigan Chapter) as they announce a lawsuit for assaults and unlawful arrests by DPD officers. Support →
  2. Sunday April 11 @2pm — City Hall, Troy, MI //Join DWB with Asian Americans gathering from around metro-Detroit to rally against recent hate crimes. video (1) //Breaking: Duante Wright is killed by Minneapolis Police, who say the death was an accident.
  3. Saturday April 10 @12pm — 3rd and Michigan //March to support tenants who have been illegally evicted by Detroit Police. video (1) (2) (3)
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  6. Wednesday April 7 //Press Conference: Response to Kym Worthy’s decision to press no charges on police for the murder of Hakim Littleton. Worthy states “the facts and evidence are on our side” which speaks to her political relationship with DPD and noncritical review of bodycam footage. video (1)
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  8. No march today //Reminder: Last year Detroit had a higher total number of citizen complaints against the police than New York City. NYC’s population is 12x larger than Detroit’s.
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  10. Saturday April 3 @1pm — 500 W Shiawassee St, Lansing, MI //Join DWB in Lansing to remember Anthony Hulon who was murdered by Lansing PD in 2020, organized by We the Free People.
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  12. Thursday April 1 //Breaking: Teamsters strike is over. Essential workers voted to accept the new five-year agreement. //Breaking: Warren family is targeted by racist threats when razors with slurs written on them appear on their front yard.
  13. March 2021

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  15. Tuesday March 30 //Trial begins for Derek Chauvin.
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  18. Saturday March 27 @12pm — 3029 Fischer St. //Support BBQ to Keep Geraldine in her home. video (1) @3pm — Spirit Plaza //Join the DWB at the #StopAsianHate rally. video (1)
  19. Friday March 26 @2pm — 12201 Beech Daly Rd, Redford Charter //All Out to Support Teamsters Local 337 On Strike! video (1) (2)
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  22. Tuesday March 23 @11am — 12201 Beech Daly Rd, Redford Charter //Join DWB in Standing with Teamsters Local 337 workers fighting for a fair contract! video (1) (2)
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  25. Saturday March 20 @ 1pm Reutter Park — Michigan People’s March //Join DWB in Standing with Teamsters Local 337 workers fighting for a fair contract! video (1) (2) (3) (4)
  26. Friday March 19 @ URGENT CALL TO ACTION — 12201 Beech Daly Rd, Redford Charter Twp. //Requesting picketers. Teamsters Local 33 at the 7-Up plant in Redford is on strike fighting against their two-tier wage system and for a fair disciplinary process. Management is refusing to negotiate.
  27. Thursday March 18 //DWB signs onto the Red Canary Song Response to 8 Lives Lost in Atlanta. statement (1)
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  30. Monday March 15 //DPD Budget Hearing Public Comment. video (1)
  31. Sunday March 14 //Mass meeting for the movement. video (1)
  32. Saturday March 13 //Remember: Breonna Taylor was murdered one year ago today.
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  35. Wednesday March 10 //DWB joins WSU students to protest racist act on campus. video (1) //Breaking: U.S. District Judge Laurie J. Michelson has dismissed DPD’s counterclaim alleging ‘civil conspiracy.’ statement (1)
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  42. Wednesday March 3 //Breaking: 36th District Judge Jacquelyn McClinton drops 27 charges against 19 summer protesters. //Detroit City Council Uses Taxpayer Money to Fund a Conspiracy Counterclaim Against Detroit Will Breathe, written by Sammie Lewis. Read →
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  44. Monday March 1 //Update: Whitney Burney who was illegally evicted by DPD in December receives new house with support from community members and Detroit Eviction Defense.
  45. February 2021

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  47. Saturday February 27 @6pm — Online Event //Join DWB at Black Socialists on BLM, Class Struggle and Revolution, organized by Left Voice and featuring DWB’s Tristan Taylor. Watch →
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  49. Thursday February 25 //Breaking: Sterling Heights police officer on leave while racist FB posts are investigated.
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  51. Tuesday February 23 //Breaking: Eight protesters against police brutality in Detroit have had their charges dismissed by executive order of the court. //Remember: Ahmaud Arbery was murdered one year ago today. //Why is the city of Detroit countersuing protesters after violent encounters with police? Written by Nakia R. Wallace. Read →
  52. Monday February 22 @7pm — Online Event //Black History Forum, organized by Moratorium Now! Coalition. video (1) //FiveThirtyEight/The Marshall Project publishes comprehensive data on DPD misconduct settlements from 2010-19. Review → //Breaking: Judge drops charges against Chelsea, MI antiracism protesters, citing first amendment rights.
  53. Sunday February 21 @2pm — Grosse Pointe Park //Join DWB at the Hate Has No Home Here: Rally in Support of the Dinges Family, an event by the Harper Woods NAACP branch and We GP Welcoming Everyone Grosse Pointe. @4pm — Online Event //Join DWB at the 84th anniversary of National Lawyers Guild Detroit & Michigan Chapter. We are proud to be an honoree alongside MI Liberation and some law student NLG members!
  54. Saturday February 20 @12pm — 12000 Livernois //Rally and March to support Black women getting illegally evicted by slumlords and DPD, with Detroit Eviction Defense. video (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) statement (1)
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  56. Thursday February 18 //Breaking: Dearborn City Council is under major criticism for silencing activists outspoken in public meetings about violent experiences and reports of racist policing by Dearborn PD.
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  58. Tuesday February 16 //Breaking: Grosse Pointe resident displays KKK flag in window to scare Black neighbor.
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  62. Tuesday February 12 //New Michigan Prosecutor Supports Jim Crow-Style Policing, written by Sammie Lewis. Read →
  63. Thursday February 11 //Public Comment: Macomb County prosecutor Peter Lucido will be asking for more funding for his office at the Board of Commissioners meeting. Call in to speak out against Lucido's recent retaliations against BLM protestors and the attacks by Shelby Twsp Police. video (1)
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  72. Tuesday February 2 //Detroit mass arrests thrown out as anti-racist struggle continues, co-written with Sammie Lewis. Read →
  73. Monday February 1 @ 10am — Shelby Twsp //Press Conference: Another 6 Activists Charged for Marching in Shelby Township on Oct 24. statement (1) video (1)
  74. January 2021

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  80. Tuesday January 26 @10am //Public Comment: Tell City Council to vote No on a proposal to use $200,000 in public money to hire a private law firm to counter-sue DWB and protesters for 'civil conspiracy'. //Breaking: Council members Jones, Ayers, McAllister, Spivey, and Benson vote in favor of financing unprecedented legal attack, proposal passes 5-4. //Breaking: 238 out of 245 charges for anti-police brutality protests are dropped.
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  85. Thursday January 21 //Email-Zap: Tell the Macomb County Prosecutor to drop charges against the Shelby5.
  86. Wednesday January 20 @10AM //Public Comment: Demand that Detroit City Council vote No on a proposal that would spend $200K in taxpayer money to counter-sue protests against police brutality. //Email-Zap: Tell the Macomb County Prosecutor to drop charges against the Shelby5. //Join DWB with SWARM at the Warren Election Commission to review a recall petition for Eddie Kabacinski.Read →
  87. Tuesday January 19 @9:30AM — 1 Main St, Mt Clemons //Car Caravan at the Macomb County Prosecutor's Office! Support the Shelby5 during a 10AM court appearance. //Email-Zap: Tell the Macomb County Prosecutor to drop charges against the Shelby5. video (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) statement (1)
  88. Monday January 18 @12PM — Online Event //OUR STRUGGLE CONTINUES - Martin Luther King Jr. Day program featuring speeches and cultural performances. video (1)//DWB Receives the People’s Spirit of Detroit award from the Detroit MLK Day Committee, a coalition of longtime revolutionaries! //Email-Zap: Tell the Macomb County Prosecutor to drop charges against the Shelby5.
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  90. Saturday January 16 //Join DWB with Detroit Eviction Defense to show our support for a family who was illegally evicted with the help of the Detroit Police. video (1) (2) (3) (4)
  91. Friday January 15 //Breaking: 39 charges against 28 protesters have been dismissed by 36th District Court Judge Larry Williams.statement (1)//Phone-Zap: Call on Macomb County Prosecutor to drop charges against the Shelby5.
  92. Thursday January 14 //Phone-Zap: Call on Macomb County Prosecutor to drop charges against the Shelby5.
  93. Wednesday January 13 @6pm — #BlackHomesMatter Virtual Event //Organized by The Coalition for Property Tax Justice. Watch → //Phone-Zap: Call on Macomb County Prosecutor to drop charges against the Shelby5.
  94. Tuesday January 12 //Breaking: Natasha Keianna, a transgender woman, is found dead in her SUV on Detroit’s west side. DPD failed to show up until an estimated two weeks after her body was found.
  95. Monday January 11 //Update: Pretrials held in 36th District Court in the efforts to drop charges against protesters.
  96. Sunday January 10 //DWB rejects attempts by Democrats and Republicans to expand policing and surveillance under the guise of "counter-terrorism" Read →
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  100. Wednesday January 6 //Breaking: Coup attempt at the US Capitol by violent Trump supporters. statement (1)
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  106. DECEMBER 2020

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  117. Monday December 21 //DWB on firing James Craig: Read →
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  119. Saturday December 19 //Breaking: Roseville Police decorate armoured vehicle for Holiday Lights on Wheels Parade. The military tank is worth $65,000.
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  121. Thursday December 17 @7pm //Join DWB at the Macomb County Board of Commissioners Meeting to leave a public comment to Drop all charges against the Shelby5. video (1)
  122. Wednesday December 16 //Breaking: Be wary of fake accounts impersonating people in this movement. DWB is being targeted by harassment campaigns.
  123. Tuesday December 15 @7pm //Join DWB at the Shelby Board of Trustees Meeting to leave a public comment to Drop all charges against the Shelby5. video (1)
  124. Monday December 14 @4pm — DAY 200 Car Caravan //Car Caravan to Drop Charges Against Protesters! Meet at the Rosa Parks Transit Center parking lot. video (1)
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  127. Friday December 11 @11am //Premiere of “We All Move Together” by Inner City & Idris Elba, featuring DWB. Roundtable → Music Video → statement (1)
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  130. No march today //Breaking: Moratorium on water shutoffs in Detroit is extended until 2022.
  131. No march today //Detroit Police Put BLM Leader in a Chokehold, Call It a “Two-Hand Restraint” written by Tristan Taylor. Read →
  132. No march today //Breaking: DPD exonerates officer who placed Nakia Wallace in a chokehold. Statement from Nakia Wallace. Read →
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  134. No march today //Update from FREEP on Priscilla Slater's case. Read →
  135. No march today //Breaking: Grosse Pointe man cited for having large Black Lives Matter sign in front of his home.
  136. No march today //Support: Fundraiser to help the Shelby5 fight bogus felony charges. View →
  137. Tuesday December 1 @7pm //Public Comment: Join the Shelby Twp Board of Trustees Meeting to urge they drop the charges against the #Shelby5! Fire Shelide! video (1)
  138. November 2020

  139. No march today //Remember: Hakim Littleton, executed by DPD on July 10, 2020, would have been 21 today.
  140. Sunday November 29 @4pm — Online //Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (1)
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  142. Friday November 27th //Breaking: Organizers and supporters of DWB have received threatening and anonymous messages. Be safe y'all.
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  145. Tuesday November 24 @10am //Public Comment: Demand that Detroit City Council vote No on a proposal that would spend $200K in taxpayer money to counter-sue protests against police brutality.
  146. Monday November 23 @1pm //Public Comment: Join the State Board of Canvassers Meeting to ensure the certification of our votes!
  147. No march today //Fun Fact: Between 2016 and 2019 there were 20,000 citizen complaints filed against DPD. This is higher per capita than complaints than in New York or Baltimore.
  148. Saturday November 21 @10am Public Hearing — Online //Public Hearing on police brutality in Detroit, in coalition with 20+ people and organizations. Organized by the Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability. video (1)
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  150. Thursday November 19 @10am //Public Comment: Speak OUT at the Macomb County Commissioners Board Meeting to drop all charges against the Shelby5. Organized with SHIFT. statement (1) //Breaking: Grosse Point Antifa demands Wayne County Republican canvassers certify election votes.
  151. Wednesday November 18 @10am //Public Comment: Urge Detroit City Council to vote NO on a proposal that would spend $200K in taxpayer money to counter-sue people protesting police brutality.
  152. Tuesday November 17 @7pm //Public Comment: Demand the Shelby Twp Board of Trustees support dropping all charges against the Shelby5.statement (1) //Endorsement from Rashida Tlaib supporting the rights of protesters. Read →
  153. Monday November 16 @5pm //Public Comment: Demand that Detroit City Council votes NO on the expansion of the DPD facial recognition network of cameras. statement (1) More →
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  156. Friday November 13 @6pm Night March! Jimmy Craig Must Resign! — 3rd and Michigan Ave //Joined by Kevin Saunderson and crew, filming for a new Inner City song “We All Move Together.” video (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) //Press conference to defend Darnell Summers, an elder activist. video (6)
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  159. Tuesday November 10 @5pm Call for Volunteers! Petitioning Drive — 500 Temple St (Cass Park)
  160. Monday November 9 @5pm //Public Comment: Demand that Detroit City Council vote No on the expansion of the DPD facial recognition network of cameras. statement (1) More → //Breaking: The ACLU of Michigan files an amicus brief against the City’s counter suit to DWB police brutality lawsuit.
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  162. Saturday November 7 @2pm March to Count Every Vote — 3031 W. Grand Blvd (New Center Place) //In coalition with 10+ organizations. video (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
  163. No march today //Join DWB as Racial Profiling Across 8 Mile unveils a new anti-racist billboard on 8 Mile in Ferndale. Watch →
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  165. Wednesday November 4 @2pm Rally @4pm March to Count Every Vote — 2978 W. Grand Blvd (Dept of Elections) //In coalition with 10+ organizations. statement (1) video (1) (2) (3) (4) //Join DWB at the MI Welfare Rights organized Rally at Central United Methodist Church. Watch →
  166. Tuesday November 3 //ELECTION DAY: Join DWB in canvassing the polls.
  167. No march today //Breaking: Cars seized from protest volunteers at the 9/22 March are now all returned to their owners.
  168. Sunday November 1 @12–3pm — Cass Park //Call for volunteers! Petitioning drive. @5PM — Zoom Meeting //Mass Meeting for the Movement.
  169. October 2020

  170. Saturday October 31 @5pm — 3rd and Michigan Ave //March and Rally to stop Trump from stealing the election! Every vote must be counted before a result is announced! Abolish the electoral college! video (1) (2) (3) (4)
  171. Friday October 30 @5pm Car Caravan — 18000 Livernois (Savon Foods Super Market)
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  174. Tuesday October 27 @3pm — FB/IG Livestream //Press Conference: Response to Shelby police brutality and arrests. statement (1) video (1) //Endorsement from Congressman Andy Levin to drop charges against the Shelby5. Read →
  175. Monday October 26 @12:30pm — 40 N Main St (Mt Clemens Courthouse) //Picket at the courthouse to drop charges against the Shelby5. video (1) (2)
  176. Sunday October 25 @3pm The Hakim Littleton People's Tribunal — FG/IG Livestream //Sponsored with The Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability. Hosted by General Baker Institute & Print Shop. video (1) //Phone-Zap: Call on Macomb County prosecutor to drop charges against the Shelby6. More →
  177. Saturday October 24 @2pm — 52700 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Twp //March Against Racism and Police Brutality with S.H.I.F.T. //Breaking: Shelby police brutalize and arrest six. video (1) (2)
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  179. Thursday October 22 @5pm //Call into the Annual Budget Meeting for public comment and demand that the City of Detroit defund and demilitarize the police.
  180. Wednesday October 21 //Phone-Zap: Demand that DPD release cars seized from protest volunteers.
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  182. Monday October 19 //Phone-Zap: Demand that DPD release cars seized from protest volunteers.
  183. Sunday October 18 @4pm — Voigt Park //Mass Meeting for the Movement.
  184. Saturday October 17 @4pm March Against Police Brutality — DPD 4th Precinct //March Against Police Brutality. Drop the charges against 3 men beaten by DPD. video (1) (2) (3) (4)
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  187. Wednesday October 14 @11am — Frank Murphy Hall of Justice //Picket at the prosecutor's office. Drop the charges against the victims! Hold the police accountable! video (1) (2) (3) //Phone-Zap: Call-in to Prosecutor Kym Worthy’s office to drop charges against three men beaten by DPD.
  188. Tuesday October 13 //Phone-Zap: Call-in to Prosecutor Kym Worthy’s office to drop charges against three men beaten by DPD.
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  190. Sunday October 11 @4pm — St. Hedwig Park // Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (1)
  191. Saturday October 10 @5pm — St. Hedwig Park //March Against Police Brutality. Drop the charges against 3 men beaten by DPD. video (1) (2) (3)
  192. Friday October 9 @5pm — St. Hedwig Park //March Against Police Brutality. video (1) (2) (3)
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  195. Tuesday October 6 //Breaking: Three men brutalized by DPD and given various charges. Learn More → //Press Conference. video (1)
  196. No march today //Join DWB at Liberation Mondays.
  197. Mass Meeting cancelled due to rain //Visit us at the Liberation Festival at General Baker Institute.
  198. Saturday October 3 @4pm — Weigand Park, Warren //March with Black residents of Warren against recent racist attacks, with the South Warren Alliance of Radical Movement (SWARM). video (1)
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  201. September 2020

  202. No march today //Breaking: Warren man faces criminal charges in hate crimes against Black family.
  203. Tuesday September 29 @10am //Phone-Zap and Car Caravan: Demand City Council rejects approving a contract renewal for DPD to use facial recognition software. video (1) @3:15pm //Coalition Press Conference: LIVE from Warren City Hall. statement (1) video (2)
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  205. Sunday September 27 @6pm — Corrigan Park //Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (1)
  206. Saturday September 26 @4pm — 20701 E 8 Mile Rd, St Clair Shores //March for Priscilla Slater. video (1) (2) (3)
  207. Friday September 25 @7pm — 3rd and Michigan video (1) (2) (3)
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  209. Wednesday September 23 @6pm EMERGENCY MOBILIZATION — Michigan and 3th Street //Breaking: No officers are charged for the murder of Breonna Taylor. statement (1) //March and Rally. video (1) (2) (3) (4)
  210. Tuesday September 22 @10am //Public Comment: Call on City Council to vote NO on renewing the facial recognition contract. @6pm — Corrigan Playground video (1) (2) (3)
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  212. Sunday September 20 @6pm — Brush Park //Mass Meeting for the Movement //Breaking: Judge extends DWB’s restraining order against DPD until the end of the lawsuit. video (1) (2)
  213. Saturday September 19 @4pm — 26417 Hoover Rd, Warren //March with Black residents of Warren against recent racist attacks, with the South Warren Alliance of Radical Movement (SWARM). video (1) (2) (3) (4)
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  218. No march today //Join DWB at Liberation Mondays. //Phone-Zap: Demand that DPD release cars seized from protest volunteers.
  219. Sunday September 13 @6pm — James T Hope Park //Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (1)
  220. No march today //Join DWB at the march to rename Indian Village with Waawiyaatanong Resurgence. video (1) (2)
  221. Friday September 11 @7pm — 3rd & Michigan video (1) (2) (3) (4)
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  223. Wednesday September 9 @6pm — James T Hope Park video (1) (2) (3)
  224. Tuesday September 8 @6pm — James T Hope Park video (1) (2)
  225. Monday September 7 @7pm — Clark Park //Presenting the documentary Finally Got the News. video (1)
  226. Sunday September 6 @6pm — Brush Park //Mass Meeting for the Movement.
  227. Saturday September 5 @6pm — 3rd & Michigan — DAY 100!!! //Day 100! Day 100 Video → video (1) (2) (3)
  228. Friday September 4 @7pm — 3rd & Michigan //DWB granted a temporary restraining order against DPD. //Breaking: Another Black man wrongfully arrested due to facial recognition. video (1)
  229. Thursday September 3 @11am — 11530 Flanders St //Coalition Press Conference: Over 35 organizations gather and call for the resignation of Detroit Police Chief Craig. video (1) @6pm — 477 Michigan (McNamara Federal Building) //Rally and March. //Support: DWB Lawsuit Fundraiser. View →
  230. Wednesday September 2 @6pm — 3rd & Michigan video (1) (2) (3)
  231. Tuesday September 1 @6pm — 3rd & Michigan //DWB files a lawsuit against the City of Detroit. statement (1) //Phone-Zap: Call the Dept of Neighborhoods to get our volunteers’ cars back. video (1) (2) (3)
  232. August 2020

  233. Monday August 31 @12pm — 231 W Lafayette Blvd //Press Conference in response to police brutality. video (1)
  234. Sunday August 30 @6pm — Clark Park //Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (1) (2)
  235. Saturday August 29 @11am — Dean Savage Park //Labor Solidarity March and Lunch, with Detroit Labor Unions. video (1) (2) (3)
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  238. Wednesday August 26 @6pm — 3rd & Michigan //March for the resignation of Chief Craig and the end of Operation Legend //Phone-Zap: Free volunteers' cars captured by DPD. video (1) (2) (3)
  239. No march today //Join DWB at BAMN’s Solidarity March with Jacob Blake and the people of Kenosha.
  240. Monday August 24 @6pm Clark Park //Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (1)
  241. Sunday August 23 @6pm — 3rd & Michigan //Gathering in the wake of Saturday’s police brutality. video (1)
  242. Saturday August 22 — 477 Michigan (McNamara Federal Building) //MI Statewide Day of Action: Demand withdrawal of federal troops criminalizing and terrorizing Detroiters. video (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) //Breaking: Protesters are brutalized by DPD. View →
  243. No march today //DWB on why we say "Feds Out Now." Read →
  244. Thursday August 20 @6pm — Veterans Park, Hamtramck //Justice for Yemen March, with Yemeni Liberation Movement, Palestinian Youth Movement, and Anakbayan Detroit. video (1) (2) (3) //Breaking: Officer and Deputy fired in Priscilla Slater investigation.
  245. Wednesday August 19 @6pm — Veterans Park, Hamtramck //Justice for Yemen March, with Yemeni Liberation Movement, Palestinian Youth Movement, and Anakbayan Detroit. video (1) (2) (3) //Closing statement by Tristan Taylor. Read →
  246. Tuesday August 18 @6pm — Bennet Playground //Phone-Zap: Call Judge McConico at 36th District Court to demand a reinstatement of the eviction moratorium. video (1) (2)
  247. Monday August 17 @6pm — Bennet Playground
  248. Sunday August 16 @5pm — Clark Park //Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (1)
  249. Saturday August 15 //Fascists are not welcome in Michigan! Out to Kalamazoo to counter-protest the Proud Boys group. video (1) @6pm — 477 Michigan (McNamara Federal Building) //Solidarity March Against Fascism. (video 2) (3) (4)
  250. Friday August 14 @7pm — 477 Michigan (McNamara Federal Building) Rally and March — Detroit needs federal funds NOT federal agents. statement (1) video (1) (2) (3) (5)
  251. Thursday August 13 @6pm — 6840 McGraw //Southwest Solidarity March. video (1)
  252. Wednesday August 12 @6pm — 6840 McGraw //Southwest Solidarity March. video (1)
  253. Tuesday August 11 @6pm — 6840 McGraw //Southwest Solidarity March. video (1)
  254. No march today //Join DWB at Liberation Mondays, featuring a music performance by Jae Bass. video (1) (2)
  255. Sunday August 9 @3pm — 18100 Meyers Rd (Northwest Activities Center) //Anti-eviction canvassing, with Solidarity in Defense, Detroit Renter City, and Detroit Eviction Defense. @5pm — same location //Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (1)
  256. Saturday August 8 @5pm — 14749 Alber St, Dearborn //Rally and March against the annexation of Palestinian land by Zionist Israel and the global impacts of the military industrial complex, with Palestinian Youth Movement. statement (1) video (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
  257. Friday August 7 @7pm — 477 Michigan (McNamara Federal Building) //Rally and March — Detroit needs federal funds NOT federal agents. video (1) (2) (3)
  258. Thursday August 6 @5pm — 477 Michigan (McNamara Federal Building) video (1) (2) (3) (4)
  259. Wednesday August 5 @5pm — Jefferson & Mt. Elliot (Rosa Parks Federal Building) video (1) (2) (3)
  260. Tuesday August 4 @5pm — Jefferson & Mt. Elliot (Rosa Parks Federal Building) video (1) (2) (3) (4)
  261. Monday August 3 @7pm — 2701 Bagley St (Plaza Aztlan) //Join DWB at Liberation Mondays. video (1)
  262. Sunday August 2 @5pm — San Juan and 6 mile //Mass Meeting for the Movement.
  263. Saturday August 1 Saturday August 1 @4pm — Rosa Parks Federal Building //Rally and March to denounce federal troops in Detroit, with 20+ people and organizations in partnership. video (1) (2) (3) //DWB on how state violence doesn't solve gun violence. Read →
  264. July 2020

  265. Friday July 31 @5pm — 477 Michigan (McNamara Federal Building) //Rally and March to denounce federal troops in Detroit video (1) (2) (3) (4) //Breaking: Grace is Being Released. The Michigan teen was detained for not doing her online coursework.
  266. Thursday July 30 @5pm — 20701 E 8 Mile //Rally and March at Harper Woods for Priscilla Slater. video (1) (2) (3) (4)
  267. Wednesday July 29 @11am — 1155 Brewery Park Blvd //Emergency Mobilization: Protest DPD's press conference on the expansion of Operation Legend. video (1) (2) @7pm — Midvale School, Birmingham //Car Caravan and Rally to free Grace from improper detention. video (3) (4)
  268. Tuesday July 28 @10am //Demand City Council votes NO on a tax incentives for an inequitable development and to support resolutions against surveillance and federal troops. @5pm — 11187 Gratiot Ave (DPD 9th Precinct) video (1) (2) (3) //Statement about DPD's recent shootings. Read →
  269. Monday July 27 @5am — 6565 Outer Dr. W (Renaissance High School) //Picket to Shut Down Summer School. We now know that 3 DPSCD students are confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19. Organized by BAMN. video (1) //No march today due to rain. //Breaking: Third DPD shooting of the month.
  270. Sunday July 26 @5pm — 8501 E Canfield (Pingree Park) video (1) (2) (3)
  271. Saturday July 25 @5pm — Butzel Family Center //Rally around gentrification and racist displacement. Organized with Charlevoix Village Association. video (1) (2) (3)
  272. Friday July 24 @5pm — 20701 E 8 Mile //March at Harper Woods for Priscilla Slater. video (1) (2) (3)
  273. Thursday July 23 @5am //Picket school busses. Organized by BAMN. video (1) @5pm — Cody High School (2) (3) (4) //The Coalition for Police Accountability and Transparency prepares video of DPD's murder of Hakim Littleton. Watch → //Breaking: Another DPD shooting occurs.
  274. Wednesday July 22 @5pm — Cody High School video (1) (2) (3)
  275. Tuesday July 21 @5pm — John R. & Edmund Pl. //Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (1) //Breaking: Federal troops in unmarked cars sighted in Detroit. View → //Breaking: Federal Judge orders Detroit Schools to test students for COVID-19.
  276. Monday July 20 @5pm — 2701 Bagley (Plaza Aztlan) //March to Liberation Monday. video (1) (2) (3) //Remember: Aiyana Mo'Nay Stanley Jones would have turned 18 today.
  277. Mass Meeting cancelled due to rain
  278. Saturday July 18 //Press Conference for Hakim Littleton #WhyDidYouStopMe. video (1) @10pm — 6 Mile & San Juan //Candlelight Vigil for Hakim. video (1) (2)
  279. Friday July 17 @5pm — 3rd & Michigan video (1) (2)
  280. Thursday July 16 @5pm — 3rd & Michigan video (1)
  281. Wednesday July 15 @6pm — Harper & 8 Mile (Kroger) //Say Her Name March for Priscilla Slater. video (1)
  282. Tuesday July 14 @5am — 8145 Greenfield (Westside Bus Depot) //Picket the school busses and protest the re-opening of Detroit schools during the pandemic. Organized by BAMN. @5pm — McNichols & San Juan //March for Hakim Littleton and the community.
  283. Monday July 13 @10am — 14301 Gratiot @5pm —3433 8 Mile //Car Caravan Two Part Call to Action. video (1) (2)
  284. Sunday July 12 @4pm — Frank Murphy Hall of Justice //Press Statement to Release Meeko Williams and fire the officers who brutalized protesters on June 10. Read → video (1) @5pm — Butzel Family Center Mass Meeting for the Movement. video (2) (3) (4)
  285. Saturday July 11 @2pm — Butzel Family Center //Anti Eviction Canvas co-organized with Detroit Renter City. @5pm — McNichols & San Juan //Press conference and march. video (1) (2) (3) (4)
  286. Friday July 10 @ RAPID CALL TO RESPONSE — 7446 McNichols Detroit //Breaking: Police kill 20-year-old Hakim Littleton. DPD brutalize protesters and target DWB members for arrest. video (1) (2) (3) (4)
  287. Thursday July 9 @5pm — 7737 Kercheval St (Butzel Family Center) video (1) (2) (3)
  288. Wednesday July 8 @5pm — 18100 Meyers Rd (Northwest Activities Center) video (1) (2) //Closing statement by Nakia R. Wallace. Watch →
  289. Tuesday July 7 @5pm — 18100 Meyers Rd (Northwest Activities Center) video (1)
  290. Monday July 6 @5pm — 18100 Meyers Rd (Northwest Activities Center) video (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
  291. Sunday July 5 @2pm — 1121 Merrill Plaisance (Palmer Park Community Building) //Protest the Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Club. video (1) (2) 6pm — John R & Edmund (Brush Park, Detroit) //Rally for Cynthia Scott.
  292. No march today
  293. Friday July 3 @5pm — DPD 4th Precinct //Car Caravan instead of a march today. It's really hot out.
  294. Thursday July 2 @5pm — DPD 4th Precinct //Rally and March
  295. Wednesday July 1 @5pm — DPD 4th Precinct //Open letter to City Council President Brenda Jones by DWB co-founder, Nakia R. Wallace. Read →
  296. June 2020

  297. Tuesday June 30 @5pm — DPD 4th Precinct video (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
  298. Monday June 29 @5pm — DPD 4th Precinct //Press Conference: Eyewitness accounts of the June 28th police brutality. statement (1) video (1) (2) //Public Comment: Urge City Council Public Health & Safety Committee to support a resolution dropping charges against protesters.
  299. Sunday June 28 @4pm — Patton Park (Vernor Ave. and Woodmere) //Coalition March with 20+ community organizations. DPD rams cruiser vehicle into protesters. video (1) (2) (3)
  300. Saturday June 27 @3:30pm — Lakeview High School, St. Clair Shores //March for Theo Gray, murdered by police in 2018. video (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) statement (1)
  301. Friday June 26 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan video (1) (2) (3)
  302. Thursday June 25 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Marches, Assemblies, and a Public Tribunal: How Detroit Activists Are Building Power Read → co-written with Tristan Taylor.
  303. Wednesday June 24 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Breaking: ACLU files a complaint against DPD after man is falsely arrested based on facial recognition AI.
  304. Tuesday June 23 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  305. Monday June 22 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Public Comment: Urge the City Council Public Health and Safety Committee to support the resolution of dropping all charges against protesters.
  306. No march today, Father’s Day. //Breaking: DPD officer suspended for brutality against protesters, 11 others investigated for misconduct.
  307. Saturday June 20 @5pm — Hart Plaza //Public Tribunal: testimonials of brutality committed by the Detroit Police Department against protestors. video (1) (2) (3)
  308. Friday June 19 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Happy Juneteenth! March to the 313 Liberation Zone in Hart Plaza.
  309. Thursday June 18 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  310. Wednesday June 17 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  311. Tuesday June 16 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  312. Monday June 15 @1pm — 4300 Cadieux (Cadieux cafe) @2pm — 15825 Oakfield (Kelley playground) //Two Car Caravans //Phone & Email-Zap: Tell City Council to reject contract renewal for Project Greenlight facial recognition software.
  313. Sunday June 14 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  314. Saturday June 13 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  315. Friday June 12 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  316. Thursday June 11 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  317. Wednesday June 10 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //DWB leaders meet with Mayor Duggan over the list of demands.
  318. Tuesday June 9 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  319. Monday June 8 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Finalizing the demands, followed by a march to the site of The Algiers Motel where Radical and Black liberation activists from the ‘60s forward will share their experiences and the history of Black struggle against racism and police brutality in Detroit. video (1) (2)
  320. Sunday June 7 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Support: DWB Fundraiser. //Solidarity Statement from: Movimiento Cosecha Ann Arbor with Cosecha Detroit. Watch →
  321. Saturday June 6 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Compilation of week one of Detroit protests. Watch →
  322. Friday June 5 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  323. Thursday June 4 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Detroit Will Breathe is formed, and the list of demands is drafted by the public at the assembly.
  324. Wednesday June 3 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Detroit shows out in high numbers to stand with protesters who were brutalized in the previous night’s attack. The city has no choice but to lift the curfew.
  325. Tuesday June 2 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Over a hundred people are brutalized and arrested by Detroit Police for protesting after a curfew. After arrests, police employ Little Caesars Arena as an intermediate jail.
  326. Monday June 1 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  327. May 2020

  328. Sunday May 31 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  329. Saturday May 30 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Rally and March
  330. Friday May 29 @4pm — 3rd & Michigan //Detroit and national protests follow the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police. Protests demand justice for the vicious murder, and a movement rises to the challenge and responsibility of fighting racism and police violence.