On the night of March 5th, the Pittsburgh police murdered Elijah Brewer, a 25 year-old black man from Mt. Oliver. There were no protests, no hashtags… most of Pittsburgh didn’t even seem to notice. But why?
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A Brief Look at Pittsburgh’s New Protest Guidelines — TORCHLIGHT
The latest guidelines for unpermitted street protests issued by the Pittsburgh cops have generated a lot of outrage, but not much in the way of tactical or strategic analysis. We gave the document a quick glance to see what it might reveal about the cops’ plans and thoughts.
Rise Up for Antwon: Report-Backs from Pittsburgh
The following reports cover several of the latest autonomous actions taken during the ongoing mobilization demanding justice for Antwon Rose Jr.
Friday Night March for Antwon Rose Jr. Reportback — TORCHLIGHT PGH
Friday saw more protests over the police murder of Antwon Rose in East Pittsburgh. Report from TORCHLIGHT – Anarchist News from Pittsburgh
Reportback From the First Rally for Antwon Rose — TORCHLIGHT PGH
Torchlight received the following reportback from an anarchist who attended the first rally for Antwon Rose on Wednesday evening. There was also a larger rally and march Thursday night that blocked Parkway East for over five hours. The reportback has been lightly edited for spelling and grammar, but is otherwise unchanged.
I AM NOT WHAT YOU THINK; fighting for the memory and life of Antwon Rose Jr.
Anonymous submission received 6.12.18 // As we move forward as a city, balancing anger with grief, we search for new ways to support each other, new ways to know each other, and new ways to tear this modern day the fuck down.
PITTSBURGH: Justice for Mark Daniels
Early Sunday morning, February 11th, Mark Daniels, a black man of the Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh, was killed by police.