Tag: black lives matter seattle

26
Jul

Know Your Rights When Stopped By Police, Part III: Your Right To Protest

Know Your Rights When Stopped By Police Part III: Protests On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963, John Lewis cried out: “We must say, ‘Wake up, America! Wake up!’ For we cannot stop, and we will not and cannot be patient.” The America that John Lewis addressed in 1963 is not so different from where we are in

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3
Jul

Know Your Rights When Stopped by Police, Part II: Car Stops

Know Your Rights When Stopped By Police Part II: Car Stops Ready for Part II? The same rules we laid out in Part I apply here: familiarize yourself with that first as your foundation for any interaction with a police officer.  And then read on: here is what to do (and NOT do) when you get pulled over in your

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18
Jun

Know Your Rights When Stopped by Police, Part I: The Top 5 Things to Know

Know Your Rights When Stopped by Police Part I: The Top 5 Most Important Things to Know Black Lives Matter.  Let’ s just start with that.  Right now, we are doing all we can to listen, to read, and to be educated by Black voices.  We wholeheartedly stand with the demands of the Black community to defund and demilitarize the

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