The controversial Cop City project continues ahead full steam. Right-wing, fascist Georgia governor Brian Kemp, has decided that the project will be completed by any means necessary including the political assassination of forest defender Manuel (Tortuguita) Teran. On the morning of January 18th, 2023, Tortuguita was shot over 13 times by Georgia State Troopers. The… Continue reading Right Wing Billionaires Koch Brothers Attacked MLK. Now the Kochs are funding Atlanta’s Cop City in Honor of Him
Introduce yourself: I’m Jasmine with Community Movement Builders and I’m the organizing director. How would you define “organizing”? Organizing is the practice of bringing people into a particular project and helping them build capacity and progress towards a particular end goal. For CMB, it’s connecting with Black people in the Pittsburgh neighborhood specifically and in… Continue reading Interview with Community Movement Builder’s Organizing Director Jasmine Burnett.
OUR DEMANDS A People-Powered Solution Community Movement Builders agree with the people’s demand not only to de-fund and eventually abolish the police force, but also call for the demilitarization and decentralization of all policing institutions in the United States. As the rebellion raged, state and city governments attempted to pacify protesters by firing so-called “bad apples,”… Continue reading On Ending the Police Occupation and Terrorism Against Black People
The Atlanta Police Chief, Mayor Dickens, Governor Kemp, and others in positions of power have tried todemonize the Stop Cop City/Defend the Forest movement any way they can; from calling those in themovement “outside agitators” to “domestic terrorists,” ignoring the vast majority of communitymembers who are against the building of this facility, and have voiced… Continue reading From Atlanta To Memphis We Demand Justice – Stop Cop City
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