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'It Is Our Duty...': Dispatches from a week of anti-Trump protests

'It Is Our Duty...': Dispatches from a week of anti-Trump protests

On Wednesday night in front of MICA's Fred Lazarus IV Center, Tawanda Jones held the 172nd installment of West Wednesday, a weekly event dedicated to her brother Tyrone West—who was killed in police custody in 2013—and to all other victims of police brutality. But Jones also addressed the current election, locally and nationally, and stared down the next four years.

"Organizing is about us sticking together, it's about us really shutting shit down," Jones said. "And excuse me—I don't use potty words unless I really feel some type of way—and when we say we're gonna shut things down, we really need to do it."

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