Austin: Community Commemorates Anniversary of Police Murder of Mike Ramos, Livestreamer Assaults Attendees

By Dmitri Sans Last Saturday, a small crowd gathered at the end of Pleasant Valley Rd. in southeast Austin, near where Austin police had ambushed and murdered Mike Ramos just six months prior. A large banner was posted on the stone wall near the street to honor Mike Ramos and Garrett Foster, the fighter for Black lives who was killed in July by US Army … Continue reading Austin: Community Commemorates Anniversary of Police Murder of Mike Ramos, Livestreamer Assaults Attendees

Austin: Anti-Racist Protesters Rally for Journalist Brutalized by Police

By Mike Talavera Last Friday, police arrested seven protesters near Austin Police Department headquarters, including independent journalist Hiram Gilberto Garcia who has been livestreaming anti-police protests in Austin since the May Uprising. In one video posted, police can be seen punching Hiram after throwing him to the ground. “Hiram was targeted because Hiram is a threat to [the] agenda of saying everything is peaceful and … Continue reading Austin: Anti-Racist Protesters Rally for Journalist Brutalized by Police