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Justice for Harith Augustus Rally

  • 71st and Jeffery Chicago, IL (map)

Sunday afternoon, Chicago Police shot and killed a man in his South Shore neighborhood. The was shot in the back after police confronted him for "exhibiting characteristics of an armed person". Illinois is a concealed carry state.

Neighbors of the killed barber protested on Saturday and Sunday, with the Chicago police responded to the protests with force, leading to multiple arrests and injuries.

Join neighbors to protest these latest acts against the black community by the Chicago Police. 

When: Monday, July 16 at 6:00 PM

Where: 71st & Jeffery

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No justice, no peace!
Come out Monday at 6 to demand justice for Harith “Snoop” Augustus. He was shot and killed in South Shore. he was a barber, beloved community member, and father of a 5 year old daughter. He was shot 7 times in the back because officers said he was “exhibiting the characteristics of an armed man”

When people began to protest at the scene on 71st and Jeffrey, CPD responded by aggressively pushing the crowd. They jumped their own barricades to beat protesters with batons. There were 100 police officers using full force against peaceful demonstrators. People were shoved and attacked, and some people were arrested. Check out this twitter thread from Nader Issa, Suntimes Reporter, for videos and pics from Saturday night:

We demand:
-the release of the officer’s name
-her immediate arrest
-the release of the names of all officers that attacked protesters last night and their arrest
-drop the charges against all protesters

Earlier Event: July 14
Sweep the Streets in Bronzeville
Later Event: July 18
Indivisible IL9 General Meeting