On Tuesday night, Black Lives Matter activists occupied City Hall in lower Manhattan to demand that Mayor Bill de Blasio cut the NYPD budget by $1 billion. The activists plan to stay until at least June 30th, when the Mayor and City Council announce the new budget.
I went down to the occupation on Friday and captured the following images:
1619 or 2020?
Abolish the Prison Industrial Complex
Defund Disarm Abolish
The Federal Reserve
If my co-workers kept killing innocent people – it’d quit my fucking job
Power to the people – charging station
Tamir Rice memorial
Free healthcare for everyone, except cops
The People’s Library 1
The People’s Library 2
Justice for George and Breonna
If we defund the police, where would the $ go?
City Hall Autonomous Zone
America you failed your citizens
Racist police are a pandemic
Breonna Taylor call script