January 26: Cleveland Police Chief Subpoenaed to Testify at RNC 16 Hearing to Dismiss Charges

Revolution Books Cleveland

January 25, 2017

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Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams Subpoenaed to Testify January 26 at Important Hearing to Dismiss Misdemeanor Charges Against RNC 16 – in Wake of Charges Dropped Against Flagburner Joey Johnson & 1 other RNC 16 Defendant

What: Court Hearing on Motion to Dismiss for the RNC 16

When: Thursday, January 26, 10 am

Where: INJustice Center – Courtroom 13D, 1200 Ontario, Cleveland

On January 26, a Cleveland court will hear a motion to dismiss the misdemeanor charges against 12 of the RNC 16 defendants. The RNC 16 were viciously assaulted and arrested by the police in an attempt to prevent Joey Johnson from burning the American flag outside the Republican National Convention on the same day Donald Trump became the Republican presidential candidate in July 2016.

Coming in the first week of the Trump-Pence regime, this hearing will be one of…

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Lives in the Balance… Which Will Win? Trump’s First Days: The Heavy Hand of Fascism and the Spark of Resistance

Revolution Books Cleveland

January 22, 2017 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us

On its first weekend in power, the Trump-Pence regime moved quickly to establish a fully fascist state. At the same time, millions of people around the world demonstrated against Trump and Pence in the Women’s March, demonstrating the tremendous potential for resistance.

The fate of billions now directly hangs on whether Trump-Pence will be able to fully consolidate this fascist state… or whether this massive opposition can be marshaled into a force to prevent its consolidation and move to oust it from power altogether.

Two futures contend. There is still time to stop this, but we must act soon.

Fascist Terms Are Set

History is filled with examples where people fought against tremendous odds and were fictorious...Through Trump’s inaugural address and then his speech to the CIA, as well as through use of the White House website and handling of the press, the Trump-Pence regime made chillingly clear its determination to radically and quickly reorder…

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Join da Revolution; No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA!!!

Hello People,

This gonna be a long read. However, If you are dedicated to da cause of a keeping a No FascistUSA then please keep reading.

Come join me by  Standing  UP and joining da revolution of Resistance!!!     Here are ways you in which can take part in our revolution.  Because this revolution is OURS, both Yours and mine.  Wherever you may be and whoever you are, join us by Hitting da streets and marching and or using social media, its a powerful tool!! We need Your VOICES!

Go to refusefascism.org  their Natl. Phone: 917.407.1286 Local DC line: 213.804.1811 call ’em, Get involved. Meet up with them to continue our presence in da streets of DC. No FascistUSA McPherson Square, I & 15th NW 4PM EST EVERYDAY They have FREE high-res downloadable materials which they’ve made available on their site for FREE non-commercial use!  If you can Please Donate to refusefascism.org. Thank you.

There is a also another great Facebook page:  https://m.facebook.com/YTHorg ran by a fabulous Bay area based youth group who on their site show you how to EFFECTIVELY use social media for activist work.  Starting TODAY Thursday January 19th No shopping be it physical brick & mortar shops or online, No school & classes, No work, WALKOUT!  On Friday  January 20th wear ALL Black! Organize your family, contacts, folks at your churches, masjids, places of worship, study groups, in your prayer/meditation groups, senior centers, college/university campuses, community centers,union halls,  gyms, schools, meeting halls, work places, in your ‘hoods WHEREVER You go take da CAUSE WITH You.  Don’t leave home without it pressing hard on your mind. Believe me, Trump and his band of Fascists, and BOTH US Houses which are majority Republican are pressing down hard on US da american people. Whether you’ve voted for that bastard or not!  He is coming for YOUR ACA healthcare aka Obamacare along with other hard-won benefits!  To you Trump voters, Buyer’s Remorse is a bastard!  Since January 3rd. Those psychotic demons have passed MANY treacheous bills, most of them at 1AM at night, to undermind the ACA along with the many Freedoms of ALL Americans be you native or immigrant of undocumented status!  Go to GovTrack.us and type in your republican congressperson’s name.  Da ugly truth won’t be kind and tickle your eyes with mentally-digestible lies!  Don’t readily trust any politician be they Democrat, Independent, Socialist, Republican, Green Party, etc … regardless which side of da they sit on!  Make them EARN your trust by their performance record IN Washington DC!  Politely inform them of THAT cold fact! Be CONSISTENT in making your presence known to their staff in their Washington DC and at their local office, da one in your city or town.  Have your facts succinctly put together for brevity sake when approaching these folks.  You should be able to ask any question in under 15 seconds!  First Practice in front of a mirror.  Because they, politicians, live by da CLOCK.  Time is very important in their busy world. Be succinct and brief but effective.  Then they will then KNOW that You are serious and will treat you as such!  We are in this situation for da entire round trip!

Tell ’em and anyone else with ears and good sense to understand. Do NOT waste your time or energy arguing with Trumpettes aka Trump supporters!  However do not allow them to bully or harrass you.   “We ain’t feelin Trump & his racist misogynistic fascist madness!”  “No Trump, No KKK, No FascistUSA!” Shout that shit LOUD & ALL day EVERYDAY. Make bumper stickers, decals, T-shirts, graphics/mems, write spoken-word at Poetry Def Slams, haiku, coffee mugs, handouts, donuts, cupcakes, buttons, use your imagination get creative!  Add your OWN!!!  “We da people ain’t hearing nor feelin any of Trump’s bullshit!!

If you agree Share, comment, cut & copy & paste! Join da Revolution!!! 

See ya on da frontlines or and on @HarloweRayne at Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube!!!  Please Share go to refusefascism.org.  They are da courageous bold-ass folks who are setting Washington, DC on its ears!  Meet up with da NoFascistUSA folks down at McPherson Square, I & 15th NW  in Washington, DC at 4PM EST EVERYDAY!  Here is their site addy; refusefascism.org.  Phone numbers Nation line: 917.407.1286 Washington DC line: 213.804.1811

Also support da Womens March who will be marching in Washington, DC Saturday January 21st.  Here is a link to their site; womensmarch.com. On Saturday we need a strong no-bullshit-taking physical presence regardless of your gender, to march along with our Sisters, when they hit da streets of Washington, DC on Saturday January 21st. Because Trump has “alerted” a motorcycle thug-club called “Bikers for Trump” and possibly other similar lowlifes, who intend to harrass da women on Saturday!  Trust me there will be other trouble-makers amongst da crowd, on da creep who are out to make trouble for da women and to bismirch the entire Anti-Trump movement.  But We aint having ANY of that shit!  Please BE ALERT!  Pair up with or and if possible stay with a trusted buddy or more for da duration of da march and your stay in DC if possible starting when you arrive at da DC airport or train/bus station! Please Don’t get anywhere in da Washington, DC area unfamiliar alone even if invited.  Tell others where you are going, when you plan to return, and the full name/s phone number and physical description of da contact person/s.  Take a few folks with you.  If you sense something wrong it often IS!  Now ain’t da time to be a doubting thomasinah or thomas.  Trump supporters play quick & dirty, some of them ARE dangerous.  For some strange complicated reason these people seem to possesess an intense hatred of women or ANYTHING feminine or butch women.  Don’t leave opened beverage containers unattended or accept homemade food from folks with whom you feel uncomfortable.  Please LISTEN for instructions from da WomensMarch personnel there WILL be  thousands of them throughout da marchers and along da entire route. they will be wearing something identifiable  be T-shirts and arm bands etc which will CLEARLY ID them.  The WomensMarch are WELL organized and  they’ve got your backs.   Please check da WomensMarch.com site often throughout da day.  If possible download da FREE WomensMarch app either for iOS or Android FREE smartphone version Becsuse things can suddenly change up. BE PREPARED. 

You, who live in the Washington DC area you can also show your support by (only if you are comfortable), opening your homes to da folks who came to DC from out of state who are here on da frontlines marching or getting out there and marching with us.  Meet up with NoFascistUSA people at McPherson located Square I & 15th NW in Washington, DC EVERYDAY at 4PM EST.   Please spend a little of time by sharing this information with your family, friends, etc … the more people talking about and saying No to Trump/Pence Fascist regime!  Most likely some of you will get pissed-off enough to start marching. Please go to refusefascism.org

Go to GovTrack.us
find your US Representative. Here is a direct link to a FREE PDF titled “The Invisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda“written by Congressinal staff insiders:  https://www.indivisibleguide.com/download-the-guide

This guide gives you da play-by-play on how to effectectively communicate with your US Representives in a way that will get results.  Download it then form a small group to study da guide.  Once you all thoroughly boned-up on da information, then get busy.  Organize a dedicated group then CONSISTENTLY LEAN on your US Representative ! They are career politicians who wanna make it back to that nice cushy gig in DC. Thus they wanna keep their constituents happy in their hometown! They are gonna LISTEN! Take back your POWER. We da people OWN da government!  Get their attention on their social media. When they fuck up, by NOT voting against any of Trump’s plans or “missing” one too many key votes, put ’em on eblast. These aren’t hour wage earner.  Your US Representatives are WELL paid career politicians getting large salaries for their jobs which high-end Cadillac-benefits, whether they are “Present” or “Absent” in voting for or against a bill.  Make them EARN that large salary! Go onto their personal site and obtain their contact information and calendar.  Call and visit their local office as well as their DC office.  Get on their mailing lists. Study their short biography thats posted on their personal site. Learn about what issues are important to them and use that information to Your advantage.  Share and post their contact information with everyone you know or don’t know on physical bulletin boards in local public spaces and online forums.  Become a “pest” and “a thorn in their sides.” for justice!  When they show up to kiss da babies and other Don’t-I-look-good photo? ops, put da HARD questions to them!  “What are you doing to keep Trump from acheiving his distardly agenda?Keep asking them those same questions until Trump & crew are gone!  And keep up with their performance in DC, by entering their name at GovTrack.us  Hold them ACCOUNTABLE!  If they continue to blow you off at their office, take note then find and publish their HOME address and park yourselves there!  Fire them by voting them out of office! Vote someone else in, if they don’t do right!  Tell ’em you have a long memory and WILL remember their behavior come their next time up for re-election.  Hell, still don’t like ANY of ’em?  Then run for an Elected Official  position yourself!  We need like-mind socially AWARE folks serving in political office not burned-out career politicians many who are there for damn PAYCHECK, power, connections,  and Cadillac benefits!

It AIN’T da other ass-backward way around where crooked-ass wealthy white male thieving misogynistic fascists racists Christian fundamentalist nut-jobs who have hijacked da White House, bought lofty US government positions, and greedily snatched up both US Houses which are majority republican, get to run rough-shod over da backs of Americans and we just bow low, faces in da dirt, on hands and knees,  bare asses-up to be reamed by these shady dirty bastards without da lube!

Folks we are in this battle of justice for da LONG HAUL.  Getting these assholes OUT and then cleaning up da mess they are now quickly creating is gonna take awhile!  So stay abreast of whats happening in Washington DC. Use snopes.com to weed out any bullshit or fake news or ad saturated-click-bait sites. And check questionable news stories with AP sources usually reliable sources often mention an AP source or another reliable news source.  CHECK ’em ALL!  Make your voices KNOWN in internet forums share da info: No Fascist USA 4PM EVERYDAY McPherson Square I & 15th NW Washington DC their site refusefascism.org 

People, whether you have a computer or not, arm yourselves with da power of da World Wide Web aka da Internet and using social media for activism. Take an inexpensive crash-course at your local college or community center. Or go solo and teach yourselves from a few good The Internet for Dummies or Internet for Idiots and Social Media for Dummies Twitter for Dummies/Idiots books.  Get ’em from da library.  Download “OverDrive” or similar library ebook  app.  To use da FREE app you MUST have a library card.  You can then borrow for free, ebook copies from any public library. Try not to shop or buy anything that not urgency needed except groceries and underwear.  If possible recycle and re-purpose (reuse items).  Start a neighborhood repair group then invite folks once every six months to bring their small busted items by for FREE  repair.

We da people have always had POWERFUL and MIGHTY VOICES which has long reached da ears of da Goddess/God which dwell within us, and deep connections to our Ancestors, and da Breath of DEFIANCE burning our lungs and da unrelenting Fires of JUSTICE blazing through our veins, which allows us to do this MIGHTY Work! Looking inward into that Sacred Quiet Place is where We will find da strength to weather this storm. So don’t go looking anyone be they clergy, politician, entertainer, or some other smooth-tongued fast-talker toting a bag of ten cent played-out tricks, to save us, don’t go crawling into da bottle or turning to drugs whether its big pharma’s poisons or street drugs or allowing some other monkey-ass habit to jump your back!  Get around other passionately-like minded folks who are an ACTIVE PART of da Revolution.  If this political madness driving you to chronic despair or you or already coping with psychological stessors. Get professional counseling if you need it. There is nothing wrong with therapy. I regularly see one it helps keep me grounded, sane, and focused.  

Thank you for reading.  Looking to working with you as WE continue to battle Trump and his crew of racist misogynistic fascists for Freedom and Justice.

#NoTrump #FloodDC #IllegitimatePresident #NOFascistUSA #womensmarch #IntotheStreets #Resistance #JoinDaRevolution #stopJ20

Goddess Ain’t Happy With You All and She’s Showing It!

Mama Goddess is not happy about what has happened to da Black Queens and Her Princesses. Until She has retaken her rightful place upon not only Her “Throne” in Africa but Her place of EQUALITY right here in amerikka there will be no end to black men being oppressed by da white man! HerStory was not only hijacked by Europeans and others. It was FIRST stolen by many envious, prideful arrogant treacherous African males whom couldn’t bear da thought of having to acknowledge female leadership let alone a female deity! They’ve not only over thrown her leadership. They’ve sold her and her children into SLAVERY! Until then, there will be NO peace or harmony between the black female and male. Because when that first slave ship left the shores of the Motherland that bond was forever severed and da trust breached. Is it possible to repair the breach? Yes, its possible. Only if da Blackman submits his ego to da Her gentle hand of humility. From Africa to Amerikkka Black men must FIRST admit the role that their male ancestors played in da oppression and abuse of Black women and girls. Until then da black on black crime rate will only escalate. Last year’s Chicago’s crime wave was nothing, da violence will spread across da land, da police shootings will increase, da poverty rate will increase expontetially. Minister Farrakhan, Revs Jesse Jackson, Al “da Shark” Sharpton, even Bishop Dr. Yvette Flunder can’t help ’em. More famous people suddenly passing away. Da crazy weather patterns will become more unpredictable, more Her-rricanes, wildfires, and tornados, interruptions in da World Wide Internet and banking systems (this time blame China & Russia, North Korea), suddenly an hour or more of wintery cold in da summer, summery hot in da winter, flash floods, farmers losing crops to pestilence, Amerikkka will be trying to buy grain from other countries but NO deal, unrest with North Korea, Iran, Russia, Iraq, and a few others will declare war against Trump, strange diseases cropping up, no cures for the ones they already have! People suddenly going berserk in da streets, at the workplaces, church houses, men killing their entire families, mass unemployment, fights breaking out on da buses, planes, shops, and on da streets, Wall Street takes a brutal hit and never recovers, people cracking under da stress and anger. Civility will giving way to down-right nastiness. Vigilantism will be the new rule of law in some parts of da country. Mama will wipe ’em ALL off from da face of da earth if She must! All of sudden there will be a slow down in new technology, science, medicine, and innovations here in Amerikkka. It will be a DARK PERIOD akin to the Dark Ages. Read your HisStory books every worm MUST turn. To DIE is to be Reborn. Da circle must complete itself, amerikkka You are NOT exempted from that process! Every nation has experienced it BUT amerikka! Now because of your jack-booted egregious actions throughout da world and da horrific abuse of even its own citizens, Black slavery and continual oppression of Black people, corporate corruption, unimaginable sexual depravity including human trafficking and prostitution (NOT speaking of LGBTQI folks), Frankenstein food that killing da people instead of nourishing them, raping da Earth, First Nations geniocide, abuse of women, Elders, and children, … She now has amerikka by da throat and is slowly squeezing. This country will become da mockery of da world. Soon White Amerikkkans will be embarrassed to travel abroad because they will be openly ridiculed. Because other Brown and Black folks will assume that ALL white people are guilty of voting for Trump. She’s extremely angry with the Catholic Church! Their time is coming when they MUST open the vaults. The mysteries of Africa are in those vaults! She isn’t pleased with preachers and clergy playing god, church, and being gatekeepers because such foolish behavior She’s been shutting down places of worship turning and them into libraries, restaurants, museums, and night clubs. Because da clergy has shut Her out! They’ve literally erased Her out of their liturgy, their minds, hearts, and Souls and songs. They’ve tried to turn Her into some crone-like cartoon caricature depicted slanging bloodied severed chicken heads and headless chickens while chanting some congered up spooky shit standing over a huge black boiling caldron with flames licking up its bulging sides! That bullshit started in your corrupted book of lies da torah! We shall discuss that at another time. Da hour is late. The next 33 months will be very busy indeed! Those 33months will be only da Preamble … to a MAJOR SHAKE UP.

Da Black Woman holds a Sacred space with Goddess Fuck with Her you are trifling with something WAY Bigger than her.

Here are a couple of reading suggestions: “Mami Wata Africa’s Ancient Goddess Unveiled” Vol l & ll by Mama Zogbé.
“The Great Cosmic Mother” by Barbra Mör (this book is from a Latina & European perpective but it execllent writing. These two books will help set da record straight!)

GODDESS IS RISING. She isn’t taken anyone along for da ride!

Open Letter to Trump Supporters aka The sTrumpettes

An Open Letter to Donald John Trump’s Supporters

Enjoy your crybaby Trump, Strumpettes while my people (which includes JUSTICE-THINKING WHITE FOLKS) and I continue to give that Fascist-ass-racist-women-hatin-orange-faced-cracker PURE-D HELL! You WANT HELL then Me and da people will BRING IT to You and your boy. Like they will January 14th through January 21th in Washington DC and ALL across da country! We are gonna SHUT IT DOWN!!! We gonna LOUDLY put da BASS in his AND in your faces ALL ACROSS da country for da next FOUR YEARS, just as you and your ilk pushed your hatred into our faces for da ENTIRE EIGHT YEARS President Barak Hussein Obama was in office and continues to do so NOW on a full-time basic!!! Now that your boy and his nasty crew of fascist freaks are stinking up DC you ALL done whipped off da fucking sheets, hauled out da guns, chains, rope, & ammo, revved up da goddamn pickup trucks, and proudly boldly flying that cracker flag. Some of you cowardly bastards, by night, are already rip-roaring throught lonely streets in huge souped-up pickups terrorizing black folks, Latinos, LBGT folks, and women. I got news for you sons, I ain’t my Black praying and marching Grandma these hands FIGHT and ain’t afraid to bust a cap or few in that ass! I damn sure ain’t afraid to go out fighting you bastards on my fucking feet. I sure won’t go alone I will TAKE You along for that rough-ass ride all da way! By supporting him You’ve ALREADY told me and the goddamn world that RACISM is ok, MISOGYNY is ok, profiling MUSLIMS because of how they pray and worship is fucking ok, GRABBING WOMEN by their private parts is ok, LYING about ANYTHING and damn near EVERYTHING is ok, not HONORING one’s WORD is ok, threatening to ASSASSINATE a sitting US Senator is ok (Well after all she’s just a “old a tired looking WOMAN), condoning the BEATING of LGBTQI people beacuse of whom they chose to LOVE is ok, talking SHIT to leaders of sovereign countries is ok, DISCRIMINATING in housing against black people is ok, that being a thin-skinned crybaby who VICIOUSLY ATTACKS the character of anyone whom dares to stand up to his punkass is ok, NOT PAYING your damn employees and contractors on time or at all is ok, NOT PAYING your taxes is ok, OPPRESSING Black folks is ok! MOCKING a disabled reporter is FUCKING ok! Yeah dude go ahead send me your addy so I can mail you your fucking pillowcase and sheet set! Because Walmart is having a WHITE sale! Just like that orange-faced fool who stole da White House from da people you ALL ARE SCUM. Da gloves have come OFF I am THROUGH with being civil with you downlow racist peckerwood sTrumpetes! Goddess knows I’ve tried to understand your fucked-up psyches as to WHY would anyone in their right mind would yank-it for Trump/Pence! But your racial and misogynistic ugliness has debrided my heart and psyche of ANY compassion towards ANY of You! I’ve removed da SAFTEY PIN and left it in da fucking street! Because as a gender-fluid Black person I gotta deal with your escalating hatred and its associated bullshit everytime I fucking WAKE UP be it; online, when I leave my home, on da bus, on da streets, in da shops, at da doctor’s office, or even when I’m dealing with call center folks on da damn PHONE!!! You ASSHOLES have bought this shit about! You’ve unleashed a MONSTER on da world! Da fall-out from this jackass’s antics on da world’s stage will come back to bite you in da nuts and ass. His mouth is rapidly writing checks his ass ain’t thinking about covering! He’s ALL fur coat and no drawers! The emperor ain’t wearing no damn drawers. He’s just a cheap
Chinese-made fur coat, that’s yo boy trump!!! The strong winds of criticism hits him and he’s shreds all over da damn place, losing his damn mind having conniption fits! You will regret da day you pulled that fucking lever! You might as well pulled da trigger of an actual gun. Because I hold You and EVERY sTrumpette who pulled that lever responsible for trump’s actions. As far as I’m concerned You Trump voters are GUILTY of any HATE crimes that ocurrs ANYWHERE in this country while that fool is on post! You just couldn’t handle da idea of an highly intelligent charismatic articulate biracial BLACK President and his classy strong beautiful, INTELLIGENT, independent thinking Black wife to whom he’s been married to going on 23 years! Whom was not only elected once but TWICE, by a damn landslide! His family life is drama-free. You racist haters just couldn’t let it lay. You can ALL take the express A-train to straight to hell with Putin’s punk-boyfriend trump at da wheel!

#ByTheTimeWeGetToDC #NOTOFASCISM #MerlyStreet #NoTrumpPence #NoTrump #FuckTheSafetyPin #NOFascistUSA #WeWillNotBowDown

Breaking It Down

Markitza: The Search For Truth


I have an eminent desire to understand gender dysphoria and why people go to the extreme they do, in order to alter their bodies and live out a need they have, and express it as life or death.   I have known a lot of people with disabilities working as an Occupational Therapist, people who deal with real physical and emotional pain beyond their altruistic nature, yet they adapt, work towards improvement and accept their disabilities.

In retrospect, I can only go by the years I lived in the LGB community where the T was none existent or did not create such noise that their cause trumps over all. We had female impersonators, gay men who were very feminine, then you had the cross dressers who on occasion would venture out and fit right in the gay crowd, but transsexuals were not well known or seen. You had the few…

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Why I Battle The Trans Community?

Markitza: The Search For Truth


I have been around trans women, and trans men since 2004, many live interactions, as well as online communication. I have dated, had close friends  who are trans and I have even gone across the continent to meet one. As much as many in this community feel that their situation is different and that I can’t speak for us all, I say you are right your situation seems unique to you, but it’s the same script with a change of a few lines, according to the age of the person in question. What does not change is the suffering we cause in our lives and the lives of others. With each passing day and procedures, we tend to want to be the victim and blame everyone and their mother for what is wrong with us, but the bottom line is we don’t want to be responsible and need to escape…

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Transgender Activist Dana Rivers Arrested for Brutal Murder of Lesbian Couple and Their Son


Booking Photo (Alameda County Sheriff's Department) Booking Photo (Alameda County Sheriff’s Department)

Noted transgender activist Dana Rivers was arraigned Tuesday on charges of committing a brutal triple homicide in Oakland, California in the early hours of Friday, November 11. The victims have been identified as lesbian couple Patricia Wright and Charlotte Reed and their son Toto “Benny” Diambu-Wright.

Rivers allegedly stabbed and then shot the victims in their home, which he then set ablaze in an attempt to destroy evidence. Rivers was apprehended while attempting to flee the scene of the crime on Reed’s motorcycle. He was covered in their blood.

Police state Rivers made statements confessing to the crime. He was arraigned without bail on charges of triple homicide, arson of an inhabited dwelling, and possession of metal knuckles. He faces life without possibility of parole, and potential death sentence.

Rivers’ motive is unknown. The Mercury News reports: “Authorities have not released a motive but have…

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Community Conversation with Police Chief O’Toole – disrupted…

West Seattle Block Watch Captains' Network

Many thanks to those of you who came to our meeting with Seattle Police Chief O’Toole this evening with the intention of having a civil conversation and dialog with her. We know that many of you have significant concerns and important issues that you wanted to bring to her attention. Many of us were looking forward to this opportunity to hear what she had to say about issues that are significant to West Seattle and relevant to our lives and community.

Moderator Pete Spalding, Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole, SW Precinct Commander Steve Wilske, West Seattle Block Watch Captains' Network Deborah Greer and Karen Berge Moderator Pete Spalding, Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole, SW Precinct Commander Steve Wilske, West Seattle Block Watch Captains’ Network  leaders Deborah Greer and Karen Berge

As you may know by now, our community conversation with Police Chief O’Toole was disrupted by people who have a different agenda and who used this West Seattle meeting as a means to gain publicity for their own concerns or efforts.

We were happy to see so many West Seattle folks push back when…

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Watch or join the Disaster Relief Bike Trials on Sunday!

West Seattle Be Prepared

As we noted earlier this summer, several of our emergency communication hubs plan to activate during the Disaster Relief Bike Trials on Sunday, September 25th — which is being held in conjunction with the Alki Summer Parkways event.

Four of our thirteen hubs plan to participate: Alki (#1), Morgan Junction (#6), Ercolini (#3), and the North Delridge P-Patch (#10). See the West Seattle Emergency Communication Hub map below for locations and addresses.

updated hub map postcard, front side

As well, there will be activity at other nearby locations, the West Seattle Tool Library and Lakewood Park.

Below is an informational table that shows the approximate time frames at the West Seattle hubs and these other locations..

Checkpoint / point person     Active Time      Cargo Activity         Mini-Workshop         Presenting Org

Alki and 60th

  10:30 – 4:40 Water (2, 4-gal buckets, 64 lbs) Zombie Apocalypse Middle Schoolers
Morgan Junction / Cindi Barker   11 – 2 Eggs (breakable medicines) Preventing Exposure Public Health…

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