Ferocious and inspiring rioting spearheaded by anarchists reverberated around the globe, including a Greek-solidarity anti-police march in New Orleans, after Alexandros Grigoropoulos was killed in Athens in 2008. Less than a month later, riots broke out in Oakland, CA after Oscar Grant was murdered on video while handcuffed, and the riots continued sporadically for days after the verdict gave the murderous cop a mere slap on the wrist. Anarchists were also instrumental in the Oakland riots as well.
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In Oakland, organizers put out a call for people to gather at a central location on the day of the verdict, and publicized it during the protests that happened while the trial was under way. This strategy was highly effective in bringing together a diverse array of people with anti-cop sentiments and catalyzing moments of rupture with the ruling order.
With the trial set for mid-June and expected to last 2 months (with regular news updates that will keep the murders fresh in people's minds throughout) it may yet turn out to be a very hot summer in the crescent city!