Uprising: A Guide From Portland

On May 25th, 2020, George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, sparking an unprecedented series of nationwide protests against police brutality. At first, the protests in Portland were like the protests everywhere else. But then they just kept going, and going, for more than a hundred consecutive nights of tear gas, rubber bullets and beatings. Federal agents with chemical weapons, right wing vigilantes with homemade explosives and the Portland Police Bureau failed to stop Portland's Black Lives Matter movement. You've seen pieces of this story on the news. Now you can hear the truth, in the words of the people who were there. 

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