by JAMES O'RYAN
EDITOR'S NOTE : James O’Ryan is a Portland-based journalist writes for LCRW on ongoing local issues such as far-right violence and police brutality. You can contribute to his work at @PunchableFace on Venmo. We’re trying to raise $300 for his work on this article.
15 August 2020.— LEFT COAST RIGHT WATCH (@LCRWnews) August 25, 2020
With a ululating war cry the assembling crowd takes the block and declares, "No cops. No prisons. Total abolition."
Video by James O'Ryan pic.twitter.com/in2rjpURfo
An unusual scene began during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office. Among the activists manning the western barricade, word rapidly spread that Proud Boys or some other form of alt-right militia was approaching the edge of the action in a limousine with a camera crew. Protesters and press alike couldn’t seem to believe what they were hearing and a decent size crowd formed behind the barricade.Read more →