ThinkProgress: Protesters Have Their Eyes On Police Unions
The Black Youth Project 100, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, and Black Lives Matter occupied police union offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City Wednesday morning, as part of a new #FreedomNow campaign against police violence. The groups’ foremost demands are police accountability and a greater push to defund law enforcement.
Activists in the nation’s capital blocked off an entrance to the National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP). According to the BYP 100 website, members of its DC chapter and BLM DC are there to demand that cops stop paying dues to the union.
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