Gaza March on Georgetown chants "No Shopping while bombs are dropping!"

On the 24th of November, DC's contribution to the Turtle Island-wide wave of Black Friday protests for Gaza was a march on Georgetown. On a day where upscale shoppers were expected to pack Georgetown's most upscale stores, marchers chanted pro-Palestine chants. In addition, marchers demanded "No shopping while bombs are dropping!"

Video-"No shoppinng while bombs are dropping" march on Georgetown 1 min 15 sec

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On the 28th of November, pro-Gaza protesters showed up at the Capitol's Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Four were arrested for unknown reasons by Capitol Police.

Video: Capitol Police arresting protesters at the Capitol Christmas Tree lighting 19 sec

Protesters at Towson Mall north of Baltimore

Video: Black Friday Gaza protest blocks Towson Mall entrance 38 sec

On November 24, Protesters blocked the entrance to Towson Mall. The cops were called Zionists in chants after pushing them to the sidewalk for the benefit Black Friday shoppers.

This was part of a wave of Black Friday protests for Gaza from coast to coast across Turtle Island.

Photo by Our Rights DC

On the day before "ThingsTaking," the busiest travel day of the year, pro-Palestine protesters returned to DC's Union Station for a die-in. This protest dramatized the mass murder of children and civilians under the storm of rockets and bombs Israel has devastated Gaza with.

Photo by XRDC

Video-"Octopus" or "Star" blockade shutting down Project Pipes site 34 seconds

On the 26th of October Extinction Rebellion DC locked down at a Washington Gas "Project Pipes" construction site, shutting it down until they could be extracted.

Note that what would have been a second day's disruption of the North American Gas Forum on Oct 25 was scrubbed in favor of supporting Gaza solidarity protests.

Video: car caravan and noise protest for Gaza at State Dept 3 min 9 sec

Late afternoon on Oct 25, antiwar protesters descended on the US Department of state with noisemakers-and a 2020-style car caravan. State Department employees coming out received chants of "Quit Your Job!"

Video highlights of the 2023 High Heel Race 1 min 9 sec

On Oct 24, DC's famous High Heel Race returned to 17th st, with the full support of the city. Among the more notable costumes were "Trump Baby" and even "Trump Baby in Jail" along with so many stunning performers.

This is a family-friendly drag event, the kind DeSantis and other GOP bottom-barrel types want to make a FELONY.

We as a community are standing our ground against drag bans!