“I didn’t change my testimony,” he told a KATU reporter, “but I can’t answer any questions.”
“It was shocking to see police officers push into a group of children, and toss two boys to the ground to be handcuffed,” Nkenge Harmon Johnson tells WW.
Downtown Portland bar Kells Irish Pub has announced that it is canceling its annual Summer Smoker boxing match planned for this weekend to avoid a clash between right-wing group the Proud Boys and anti-fascist counter-protesters.
“Mayor Wheeler acted out the age-old custom of powerful men making an example of black people who are deemed to have stepped out of line, particularly when white female sensibilities are the perceived victim.”
Let’s go, Portland Protesters!
Two more people have sued the Portland Police Bureau for excessive force during a 2016 protest
Most of the protesters were charged with two misdemeanors, including failure to comply with lawful direction of a federal officer and creating disturbances.
The possible charges protesters risk are more severe than has been reported.
“It is our hope that these lawsuits send a clear message to the City of Portland: The time for change is now.”