- — Claudia Stellar (@ClaudiaStellar)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:43:21
- — We Charge Genocide (@ChiCopWatch)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:00:46#chicopwatch because young people of color are afraid to walk alone not because of street violence, but because of police violence.
- — Side-Eye (Harder) (@prisonculture)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:04:59#chicopwatch because we need to unlearn our deeply entrenched & intentionally instilled fear of the police.
- — Pidgeon Pagonis (@pidgejen)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:31:30#chicopwatch bc "every freaking night, and every freaking day" the police slam black & brown folks on hoods cuz they "fit the profile"
- — Minku (@MinkuMedia)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:17:43#ChiCopWatch b/c when CPD arrested me for arguing w/ a motorist who nearly ran me over, I was thrown into a cell labeled "Gang Unit A".
- — Sarah-Ji (@sarahdashji)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:44:26#chicopwatch cuz my child sees black+brown youth get harassed by cops all the time & i want her to know their lives matter as much as hers.
- — Darakshan (@DarakshanRaja)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:31:14
- — Not talking to #TCOT (@VeryWhiteGuy)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:50:05#ChiCopWatch because the blue wall of silence + Fraternal order of police + prosecutorial discretion = extrajudicial killing every 28 hours
- — Gabrielle Coonion (@gabby_toosweet)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:30:08#chicopwatch b/c we can no longer allow the media to make ppl believe that only gangs that are killing our ppl..when it is mainly the police
- — Not talking to #TCOT (@VeryWhiteGuy)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:48:29#ChiCopWatch B/C when your job = carrying a gun & possibly killing people the public DEMANDS scrutiny & accountability
- — Still We Rize (@BaburRealer)Tue, Sep 16 2014 01:36:45#chicopwatch because its time to create a system that dismantle oppressive police state and replace it with transformative justice system.
#chicopwatch Power Hour Mondays
#chicopwatch's first twitter Power Hour starting prompt was "why #chicopwatch?". We encouraged people to respond with "#chicopwatch because...", listing the reasons why cop watching is important to them and to the survival of our communities. Here's a recap and what some people said:
byPeople's Response Team113 Views