Tag: Justin James Bridges

UPDATE: A Repairable Racism Within Occupy Portland

Please See Below for Update By Ahjamu Umi A few weeks ago, I wrote two articles on racism within the Occupy movement. Although I, and several people who responded to my articles, supplied several examples of how racism exists within the Occupy movement (simply because racism exists in every aspect of U.S. society and Occupy…

Today in Occupy: December 9, 2011

Organizers, veterans, and union rank and file participating in the December 12 Shut Down The Port demonstration held a press conference at 11 am in front of Downtown Portland’s World Trade Center. More information: http://shutdowntheport.com/, [email protected] More than 500 flyers were handed out for the December 12 ports demonstration, today, to workers of the ports.…

Today in Occupy: December 8, 2011

Denis Theriault, Portland Mercury’s News Editor, explains the source (and controversy) of 500 Occupy Portland t-shirts handed out on November 13, 2011. Justin James Bridges, Occupy Portland’s ASL interpreter, testifies at a City Council hearing on police accountability. Bridges was injured in the November 13 police actions to evict Occupy Portland demonstrators. More information: [email protected]