Planned 'Day of Rage' protests fail to materialize, with some exceptions

RT International | 7/10/2016 | Staff
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Despite the passion and compassion shown in recent days and weeks by people taking to the streets over killings of and by police, the hyped “Day of Rage” protests largely failed to materialize on Friday.

Instead, a #BashBack contingent of protesters, LGBT activists, took to the streets of New York City in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter, at one point chanting, “Stonewall was a riot, queers don't deny it.”

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About 30 protesters rallied outside The Stonewall Inn, the first national monument dedicated to LGBT rights. They then marched to the LGBT community center on 13th Street.

There was also no Day of Rage protest happening in South Los Angeles' Leimert Park, as was promoted.

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In Oakland, however, there were some who showed up with messages tying in to the Black Lives Matter movement and the call to action known as the Day of Rage.

The call for Friday, July 15 to be a day of action came on July 9 in a YouTube video by user TheAnonMessage. The authenticity of the video could not be verified.

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In the video description, a link reveals the 36 locations where “a collective day of rage”...
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