Amsterdam, Netherlands solidarity with Ferguson, USA


This video from the Netherlands says about itself:

Jennifer Tosch gives speech and reads poem during Ferguson demonstration in Amsterdam

25 August 2014

Jennifer Tosch of Black Heritage Amsterdam Tours recites ‘If We Must Die‘ by poet Claude McKay, during Ferguson demonstration in Amsterdam. Around 80 to 100 Dutch citizens came together to hold a silent march through the streets of Amsterdam and towards the U.S. Consulate.

Visit her site to learn more about Amsterdam’s hidden Dutch African Diaspora history.

Among the slogans of the demonstration were ‘Stop Police Brutality’, ‘Enough is enough’, ‘No Justice No Peace’, ‘‘Michael Brown rest in power’, and ‘Hands up don’t shoot’.

Rapper Mistrezz Drenthe had initiated the demonstration.

Like there also had been a demonstration in London, England.

About these ads

10 thoughts on “Amsterdam, Netherlands solidarity with Ferguson, USA

  1. Pingback: Michael Brown killed, racism and anti-racism in Saint Louis, USA | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: Arizona police kill mentally ill woman | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: Military units arrive in St. Louis, Missouri, USA | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Peaceful protesters arrested in Ferguson, USA | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Some United States cities even worse than Ferguson | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s