Activists call for ‘Day of Rage’ Friday July 15th

Two youths, with their faces partially covered, throw rocks at Baltimore City police line at North and Pennsylvania avenues on Tuesday night, April 28, 2015 as the police advance on protesters to enforce a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, one day after a riot and wide spread looting resulting from the Freddie Gray protest in Baltimore, Md. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

Activists call for ‘Day of Rage’ Friday, avoid these places

The hacktivist collective that calls itself Anonymous is calling for protestors to gather at locations throughout the country for a nationwide protest against police. Though the group is calling for peaceful protests, police and protestors are likely to be on edge in the cities where the actions are planned.

“On July 7th, we collectively witnessed the deaths of five officers. They had nothing to do with the deaths of either Philando or Alton. While we cannot agree with the official accounts of the Dallas Police Department and the theory that there was only one shooter involved, we can agree that this was a heinous incident that has no place in our fight for justice and equality,” the group said. “Yet, while we do honor these fallen officers, we will not be discouraged. We will not stop until the officers responsible for the deaths of both Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. We WILL NOT submit to another failure of judgement by those who failed to indict Darren Wilson and prosecute the officers who were involved in the death of Freddie Gray.”

Anonymous is encouraging activists to take to the streets in the following locations on Friday, July 15, to protest.

  • Phoenix: 5:00PM (EASTLAKE PARK, 1549 E Jefferson St , Phoenix, AZ 85034)
  • Tucson: 5:00PM (CATALINA PARK, 900 N 4th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705)
  • Little Rock: 6:00PM (OUTSIDE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING, Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr., Little Rock, AR 72201)
  • San Francisco: 4:00PM (CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, 355 Mcallister St, San Francisco, California 94102)
  • Oakland: 4:00PM (FRANK OGAWA PLAZA, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612)
  • Los Angeles: 4:00PM (LEIMERT PLAZA PARK, 4395 Leimert Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008)
  • Denver: 5:00PM (CIVIC CENTER PARK, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, Colorado 80204)
  • Washington DC: 7:00PM (OUTSIDE WHITE HOUSE, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500)
  • Atlanta: 7:00PM (OLD DECATUR COURTHOUSE, 101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030)
  • Tampa: 7:00PM (OUTSIDE HILLSBOROUGH COURTHOUSE, 800 E Twiggs St, Tampa, FL)
  • Orlando: 7:00PM (LAKE EOLA PARK, 195 N Rosalind Ave, Orlando, Florida 32801)
  • Miami: 7:00PM (GWEN CHERRY PARK, NW 71 St., Miami, Florida, 33147)
  • Chicago: 6:00PM (RICHARD J DALEY CENTER, 50 W Washington St, Chicago, Illinois 60602)
  • Des Moines: 6:00PM (IOWA STATE CAPITOL, 1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319)
  • New Orleans: 6:00PM (LAFAYETTE SQUARE, New Orleans, LA 70130)
  • Baltimore: 7:00PM (201 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202)
  • Boston: 7:00PM (MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE, 24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 01233)
  • Detroit: 7:00PM (Campus Martius Park, Detroit, Michigan 48226)
  • Lansing: 7:00PM (STATE CAPITOL BUILDING, Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933)
  • Ann Arbor: 7:00PM (THE DIAG, Burns Park, Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
  • Minneapolis: 6:00PM (MINNEAPOLIS URBAN LEAGUE, 2100 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411
  •  St. Louis: 6:00PM (GATEWAY ARCH, St. Louis 63102)
  • Carson City: 4:00PM (NEVADA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING, 101 N Carson St, Carson City, Nevada 89701)
  • Manhattan, NY: 7:00PM (TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan, NY, 10036)
  • Newark: 7:00PM (NEWARK CITY HALL, 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102)
  • Durham: 7:00PM (200 E. Main St. Durham, North Carolina)
  • Columbus: 7:00PM (GOODALE PARK, Columbus, Ohio 43215)
  • Cleveland: 7:00PM (CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY, 325 Superior Ave E, Cleveland, Ohio 44114)
  • Portland: 4:00PM (PIONEER COURTHOUSE SQUARE, 701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97204)
  • Philadelphia: 7:00PM (LOVE PARK, 1599 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102)
  • Pittsburgh: 7:00PM (PITTSBURGH CITY-COUNTY BUILDING, 414 Grant St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219)
  • Nashville: 6:00PM (801 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203 Estes Kefauver Federal Building)
  • Memphis: 6:00PM (Health Sciences Park Memphis, TN)
  • Austin: 6:00PM (TEXAS STATE CAPITOL, Outside South Gate-11th and Congress Ave.)
  • Salt Lake City: 5:00PM (SALT LAKE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123)
  • Seattle: 4:00PM (QUEEN ANNE BAPTIST CHURCH, 2011 1st Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98109)
  • Milwaukee: 5:00PM (DINEEN PARK, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

The activist group claims to have already compromised computer networks at the the St. Anthony and the Baton Rouge Police Departments and is threatening to “release every single piece of evidence that will expose your corruption and blatant disregard for human life.” If true, this could severely heighten the likelihood of violence from both sides at these “rage” protests.

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