In the wake of brutal murder of George Floyd in the hands of four Minneapolis police men the Black and Brown communities grieve and demand swift justice for all members of the Black communities who have been the target of police brutality
Raleigh comes together in solidarity with a peaceful non-violent protest to have our voices heard in response to the ongoing police excessive force and police militarization in the US and demand immediate criminal law reform.
While police in this country are sworn to “protect and serve,” they instead kill, terrorize, and prey on Black and working-class communities of color. Across the country, we see incidents of police violence daily. In North Carolina, this trend is no different. It has only been three months since Raleigh Police killed Keith Collins, as the Raleigh PD continuously forces the Raleigh community to suffer endlessly the deaths and brutalizations of Black people. Akiel Denkins. Kyron Hinton. Braily Andres Batista Concepcion. Joshua Satterwhite. Kyle Garcia. Soheil Mojarrad. And so many more.
In the wake of the slew of murders of Black people by police in Louisville, Minneapolis, and Tallahassee just this month, we stand in solidarity with organizers, protesters, families and communities demanding accountability and justice.
As a North Carolina community, we know that police have never carried out their duty to keep everyone safe. In fact, they bring more violence and fear to our communities by arresting, beating, and ultimately murdering us. Under the leadership of PACT, we demand the following:
We need your help in making sure Raleigh City Council hears our demands and takes actions. Sign the petition below to show your support for comprehensive police reform in Raleigh.
*organizations that came together to found the Raleigh Demands Justice movement*
*local organizations, non-profits, and movements who sign onto and stand by RDJ’s demands for comprehensive police reform in Raleigh*
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*Elected officials, candidates, influencers, and organizations who sign onto and stand by RDJ’s demands for comprehensive police reform in Raleigh*