Emergency Response Day of Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

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RALLY AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY PITTSBURGH
DAY OF FERGUSON GRAND JURY DECISION RE: OFFICER DARREN WILSON
OUTSIDE DA ZAPPALA’S OFFICE
436 GRANT STREET, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA 15219
THE DAY OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT AT 5:00PM

Press Contact: Julia Johnson 412-606-6859 champcity.pgh@gmail.com

Within the coming days, a Grand Jury in Ferguson will announce whether Officer Darren Wilson will be indicted for the murder of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

On the day of the announcement, activists, organizers, concerned citizens and community members in Pittsburgh will unite and stand in solidarity with the Brown family and all victims of police violence.

“We protest and resist the unjust killings of Black & Brown people every 28 hours by a police officer, security, or vigilante in the US” said protest organizer Julia Johnson

The Pittsburgh activists organizing against police brutality demand:

1. The indictment, arrest, and prosecution of Darren Wilson

2. Drop all remaining charges Against Leon Ford, Jr. and assign desk duty for Officer Derbish

3. For the DA to be vigilant in the prosecution of police misconduct, specifically Officer Derbish and Officer Miller

4. Re-implement the federal consent decree in the Pittsburgh Police Bureau

They ask all citizens of Pittsburgh to join us the day of the announcement to demand justice for all victims of police brutality.

“This is a watershed moment for human rights. We must act now to very publicly, boldly and without violence show that we care about the lives of Black people, fairness and democracy.” – Celeste Taylor, Pittsburgh Black Mom of four sons, Community Organizer and Pacifist

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