News Bae: Police Brutality Outbreak in the wake of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery


In the last week, the media has called your attention to the murders of #BreonnaTaylor (EMT and a nursing student) killed in her home, #AhmaudArbery who was gunned down running in his neighborhood and just a few days ago #GeorgeFloyd a peace activist was suffocated with the knee of a police officer in custody. Even CNN show a black reporter #OmarJiminez being arrested on live TV during his coverage of the Minneapolis riots.

FREE LAWYERS

If you are a peaceful protestor that needs a free lawyer because you were wrongfully arrested and or charged, please click here to view our Pro Bono Directory.

VOTING

Register to vote for the preliminaries in your state>>> https://www.vote.org/register-to-vote/

We will be launching our "Get Out The Vote" Initiative soon that will also include specific pieces of legislation you should help to push to fight police brutality. STAY TUNED!

PETITIONS

Here are the five petitions to sign to make sure all officers in both Breonna and George cases are arrested (so far only 1 has been arrested):

AHMAUD ARBERY

Change.Org Petition to DA

BREONNA TAYLOR

https://www.standwithbre.com

https://action.justiceforbreonna.org/sign/BreonnaWasEssential/

GEORGE FLOYD

https://www.justiceforbigfloyd.com

Change.Org Petition to DA

 

ORGANIZATIONS TO DONATE MONEY

1. MONEY FOR FAMILIES

AHMAUD ARBERY FAMILY

https://www.gofundme.com/f/i-run-with-maud

GEORGE FLOYD FAMILY

https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd

2. MONEY FOR BAIL FOR PROTESTERS

UNTILFREEDOM.COM

CASH APP $UNTILFREEDOM (currently supporting the Minneapolis Bail Fund).

ACTION PAC
ACTION PAC Bail Funds click here. Their campaign money directly supports these funds:

  • Minnesota Freedom Fund
  • Louisville Community Bail Fund
  • Brooklyn Community Bail Fund
  • Chicago Community Bond Fund
  • Los Angeles Action Bail Fund

 3. MONEY FOR ORGANIZATION EFFORTS TO SUPPORT ARRESTS OF COPS IN BREONNA TAYLOR, AHMAUD ARBERY AND GEORGE FLOYD KILLINGS:

BLACK LIVES MATTER

THE ACTION PAC

4. BUY A POLICE T-SHIRT 

 



We created these shirts in order to donate 10% of the proceeds directly to the family of George Floyd and 10% of the proceeds to Until Freedom. To learn more about Until Freedom click here.  Our goal is that as many people as possible will wear these shirts to protests in their area to show we are all unified. We also encourage everyone to change their profile picture to one with this shirt! Thank you for supporting this campaign! Click here to purchase.



VOLUNTEER
 

1. Join our Pro Bono Legal Directory.

Click here to view directory and sign into your gmail account.  Then in header where it says “View only” mode click drop down menu to request edit access. 

2. Become one of our Campaign Captains.

Click here to use our contact form to be considered. In the message box, mention your request to be a captain, your state and Instagram page handle.  We will be selecting only 1 person per state & to qualify you must be a law student or lawyer and be willing to answer questions via phone & email about our campaign.

3. Become a Legal Observer in Minneapolis.

Grassroots Law Project




Stay tuned for more VOLUNTEER opportunities!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUPS

Join the “Lawyers Against Police Brutality” Facebook Page Here.

OTHER RESOURCES

Join the "Black Lawyers Observe" if you are a Black Legal Observer for free training to observe and represent protesters in court. Click Here.

Need online training on how to become a Legal Observer, click Here.

Need training on how to represent a protester, click Here.

 

 

 

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