BLACK LIVES MATTER- Ealing Common 26th JULY, Ealing Common, Sunday, 28. June 2020
About this Event
A reoccurring event set for every Two weeks to allow for isolating. Please
Join us on Sunday 26th July 1.30 pm as we hold a peaceful protest with social distancing to continue to show solidarity with protesters against racism and demand racial justice globally. This is a family-friendly peace protest with a welcoming atmosphere and music. Please bring your beautiful artwork and Banners. We are hoping to use in a future art installation project. We will line with social distancing by the pavements along Uxbridge Road, on the high street. If you can not find space in the line and socially distance please move behind the line on the green to join in.
Meeting point the middle of Ealing Common at 1.30pm Look out for the Unicorn. Then proceed to line up. We do not want to spread too far. To avoid this we can layer the lines up by going behind the railings if there are a lot of us. Starting Chanting around 1.45pm
Link to photos and videos of last protests:
Kneel for George Floyd and the countless before him. If you are unable to Kneel feel free to bow your head down in solidarity. 2pm
Chant the Uk Names of preventable lives lost- Stephen Lawrence, Mark Duggan, Joy Gardner, Sarah Reed and Belly Mujinga.
Raise awareness with drivers and passers by encouraging honking of horns. Advisable to write slogans such as: Honk for Justice/Silence is Violence.
Silence for Grenfell. Paying respects to the 72 lives lost and he struggle for justice against institutional racism. 2.25pm
Open Mic to share: experiences, thoughts, art and anything related to facing discrimination all people of colour ****. 2 minutes for each speaker to allow everyone to be heard. Once all have spoken the floor will be open to say more for longer. 2.45pm
A Litterpick if any rubbish is made of the area to ensure a clean and peaceful protest. Please bring a bag to put rubbish in.
Let us know if you want to Help: Organise, Promote(social media), want help setting up Protest in your local area.
Speakers for music https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfi829qwEyeAKt4RMVEcZUiFx5OiQaKku
Volunteers to be stewards of chanting and facilitating social distancing
Yoga Instructors - Guided meditations
Ideas on how to make it better for everyone
Remain peaceful- even though this is a peaceful protest, in the past peaceful protesters have been detained for various reasons including for their own safety and because of people who oppose the protest.
IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND
Bring protective masks and gloves, and if possible wet-wipes or anti-bacterial gel
Observe two-metre social distancing guidelines
Pack food and water
Bring identification and emergency contact information
Wear comfortable shoes
In case of arrest, carry essential medicines (e.g. inhalers) on your person
Here is some advice i have been told is useful for first time protesters: Women on periods are advised to wear pads instead of tampons in case toilet access is restricted by events or arrest