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York Stand Up To Racism #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd Protest
Fri, September 11 @ 5.00 pm
#JusticeForGeorgeFloyd #BlackLivesMatter #ScrapS60 #TakeTheKnee
The trial hearing of the four ex police officers charged with the murder of George Floyd starts on Friday 11 September.
On that day the judge is to hear whether those accused of George Floyd’s killing will be tried collectively or as individuals.
Stand Up To Racism is asking all those who are supporting the fight for justice to #TakeTheKnee – on that day – in solidarity with George Floyd and to oppose racist policing in the UK.
The inspiring #BlackLivesMatter movement developed across the world in the wake of George Floyd’s killing.
The issue of racist policing is at the heart of that movement. We are calling for anti-racists in York to stand with those facing racist harassment and violence at police hands.
In Britain the massively disproportionate use of stop and search under section 60 against black people must end.
We will be meeting at 5pm at St Helen’s Square to #TakeTheKnee in solidarity with other protests nationwide. There will also be an open mic and we will be hearing from multiple speakers. Please wear masks and bring hand sanitiser and stay socially distant.
#JusticeForGeorgeFloyd #BlackLivesMatter #ScrapS60
No justice, no peace!