Austin: March in Honor of Garrett Foster on Anniversary of His Murder

By Josefina Morales On July 25, the one-year anniversary of the murder of Garrett Foster, supporters of the movement for Black lives marched in his memory, calling for the conviction of his killer and for the advancement of his fight in service of the people. Foster, 28, was killed by Daniel Perry, a reactionary active-duty US Army sergeant who drove into a crowd of protesters … Continue reading Austin: March in Honor of Garrett Foster on Anniversary of His Murder

Commemorations Held in Honor of Garrett Foster One Year after His Murder

Garrett Foster was murdered by reactionary US Army sergeant Daniel Perry on July 25, 2020, while defending a march for Black lives in Austin, Texas. Foster’s death has resonated with revolutionaries around the US—the example he set by putting his life on the line and making the ultimate sacrifice for the people is something that lives on far beyond his last heartbeat. The following is a … Continue reading Commemorations Held in Honor of Garrett Foster One Year after His Murder

One Year Later, Garrett Foster Lives Forever in the Struggle

By the Editorial Board One year ago on July 25, 2020, Garrett Foster, a servant of the people and defender of Black lives, was murdered in the streets of Austin for standing up to a reactionary during a protest in the wake of the May Uprisings, defending the people and the movement that he believed in. His absence is an immense loss, but what cannot … Continue reading One Year Later, Garrett Foster Lives Forever in the Struggle

Austin: US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry Indicted for Murder of Garrett Foster

By the Editorial Board On July 1, active-duty US Army sergeant Daniel Perry was indicted by a grand jury for charges of murder, deadly conduct, and aggravated assault for his murder of antiracist activist Garrett Foster. A Travis County judge placed the charges following a year of protests and actions demanding Perry’s conviction after he killed Foster during a protest for Black lives on July … Continue reading Austin: US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry Indicted for Murder of Garrett Foster

Grand Jury Deliberates Charges Against US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry

Cover Photo: Active-Duty US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry By the Editorial Board A grand jury is currently underway to determine potential charges against active-duty US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry for his murder of Garrett Foster last July 25 during an Austin protest in the wake of the May Uprisings sparked by the murder of George Floyd. Sources have told Tribune that witness testimonies in the … Continue reading Grand Jury Deliberates Charges Against US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry

Austin: Activists Rally for George Floyd, May Uprisings, Victims of Police and Reactionary Violence

By Josefina Morales On May 29, activists and community members commemorated the one-year anniversary of the police murder of George Floyd as well as the massive wave of rebellion and protest sparked by his killing, known as the May Uprisings, by marching through the streets of downtown Austin and rallying at the Texas Capitol. Demonstrators also honored both Alex Gonzales Jr., who was murdered by … Continue reading Austin: Activists Rally for George Floyd, May Uprisings, Victims of Police and Reactionary Violence

Austin: Garrett Foster’s Memorial Rebuilt by Family, Friends, and Activists

By Roger Kuessey Last week, activists rebuilt Garrett Foster’s memorial on the corner of 4th St. and Congress Avenue in downtown Austin, at the site where Garrett was murdered by active-duty US Army sergeant Daniel Perry in July of last year during a protest for Black lives during the summer of uprisings. Following Garrett’s murder on July 25, activists and supporters continued to maintain and … Continue reading Austin: Garrett Foster’s Memorial Rebuilt by Family, Friends, and Activists

Austin: Family and Activists Rebuild Alex Jr.’s Memorial, Repel Reactionary

By Brian Martel On Monday April 5, activists rebuilt Alexander Gonzales Jr.’s memorial after it was completely removed by an unknown person last month. Towards the end of the event, activists were attacked by a violent antagonist, who they repelled after he assaulted attendees. Shortly after Alex Jr. was killed by Austin Police Department, a memorial was created at the site of his murder and … Continue reading Austin: Family and Activists Rebuild Alex Jr.’s Memorial, Repel Reactionary

Austin: Families of Victims of Police, Reactionary Violence Fight for People’s Justice, Face Further Assaults During March

By Josefina Morales, with contributions from David Martinez On Monday morning, the families of Alex Gonzales Jr. and Garrett Foster held a press conference to raise the demands for People’s Justice for their loved ones, followed by a five-mile march from the Riverside neighborhood to the site of Garrett’s murder by a reactionary in downtown Austin. During the march, the group fended off an attack … Continue reading Austin: Families of Victims of Police, Reactionary Violence Fight for People’s Justice, Face Further Assaults During March

Austin: Police Attack Wife of Garrett Foster at his Memorial

By the Editorial Board During a march in honor of Garrett Foster, an activist killed in the summer uprisings by US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry, the Austin Police Department attacked his widow, Whitney, at the site of where Garrett was gunned down in downtown Austin. Whitney is a community activist who has taken up the fight for justice for Garrett, as well as continuing her … Continue reading Austin: Police Attack Wife of Garrett Foster at his Memorial