Building and Crossing the Bridge Towards Liberation

  • Bluegrass Uprising: The People’s Revolution Part 3- May 30, 2020
    A compilation of publicly available photos, videos, livestreams, and news coverage of the protests against police brutality in Lexington, KY on May 30, 2020. This is the third of several installments covering the 59 days of sustained protest demanding #LPDAccountability during the summer of 2020. Follow Peoples Blueprint for the complete collection of Bluegrass Uprising. […]
  • Bluegrass Uprising: The Peoples Revolution Part 2
    This is the first in a series of videos documenting the movement for #LPDAccountability in Lexington, KY. If you missed Part 1, you can view the first installment here: (Click the “Watch on YouTube” link) Part 2: May 29, 2020 The second video covers Friday, May 29, 2020 protests. If you would like to tip […]
  • Bluegrass Uprising: The People’s Revolution
    Part 1: August 2014 to May 29, 2020 Tip Jar for Sarah Williams as she works to complete this project: CashApp: $MamaDoula111 Venmo: @MamaDoula111
  • About Our Journey, How did we get here?
    By Sarah Williams, 9/25/2020 A timeline of events in people’s uprising here in Lexington, KY. Following the murder of #MikeBrown in Ferguson, MO, August 9, 2014, concerned citizens formed various organizations, alliances, and initiatives to address police brutality in Lexington, KY. The greatest move towards justice was realized in the local police department being required […]
  • Lexington Police Department Proposed Contract (CBA)
  • City Council Vote on Police Contract 11/4/21
    Email your city council members about the upcoming vote on the police contract aka collective bargaining agreement: Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council will vote to accept or reject this proposed agreement Thursday, Nov 4, 2021. First, city council forfeits any further bargaining power if they pass the proposed CBA. Pending litigation could overturn the ban on […]
  • Bluegrass Uprising of 2020
    A Historical Timeline from May 29, 2020 to July 9, 2021 covering the marches, protests, direct actions , and events surrounding police accountability in Lexington, Ky. #LPDAccountability Compiled by Sarah Williams using Herald Leader archives . (Updates and Additions to be added.) May 29, 2020 WYMT May 29,2020 Afternoon Triangle Park Herald Leader Article With […]
  • Victory Gardens Lex #LexGrow #ReclaimTheLand
    Check out recent community building work in securing a local food supply. Victory Gardens Lex #LexGrow #ReclaimTheLand
  • 2021 is 1861
    The precipice Amerikkka finds itself on in 2021 is a hemorrhaging wound that has festered since 1861 and inflicted repeatedly since the 1600s. The twisted lies and delusional illusions of racist white supremacy, whether about stolen elections or the perceived inferiority of melinated people ordained by a white Jesus that is literally a figment of […]
  • MLK Day Debut of “Fire and Heart: A Blueprint for Liberation”
    Lexington’s annual MLK day celebration will be different this year due to the ongoing pandemic. Lexington native filmmaker Joan Brannon has produced, directed, and written a documentary “focusing on the African American quest for social justice from the Civil Rights era to our contemporary moment.” “In the place of a traditional commemorative program held in […]

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