From Carl Dix: This is what you can do now to contribute to #RiseUpOctober

September 27, 2015 | Revolution Newspaper |



Join the crowd funding #RiseUpOctober. $100,000 is an important part of what's needed to provide travel for 100+ families coming to NYC, and for publicity

Darius Pinex

Darius Pinex, killed by Chicago police during an unjustified traffic stop, 2011.

4 Weeks til #RiseUpOctober

I write to urge you to be an initiating donor to the $100,000 crowd-funding campaign for #RiseUpOctober, National March in NYC October 24, and actions October 22 & 23. If you give today, your donation will be doubled, thanks to a generous donor in the Bay Area.

Each day, the need for #RiseUpOctober becomes more acute.

Yesterday's front page story in the Chicago Tribune is about how it is now exposed that the police LIED about their supposed “motivation” for pulling over, approaching with guns drawn, and then killing Darius Pinex in 2011. They claimed they were responding to a radio alert about a vehicle like his – but police recordings only just revealed show that no such radio alert was heard by the killer cops.

Gloria Pinex, mother of Darius, had these powerful words to say Saturday:

“For 4 years I have been deceived. I always knew I was being lied to—just never knew that it was to this extent and how many people played a role in covering it up.

“Indict the cops! Fire the lead prosecutor. I want all that. I want justice!

“I want everybody who is pissed off about this system to be with me on October 22, 23, and 24 in New York City. Rise Up October! Stop Police Terror! Which Side Are You On?"

Will you heed this mother's call? Momentum is building towards #RiseUpOctober, but we are nowhere near realizing the full potential of these days. Lives are at stake. Here is what you can do:

Donate generously today, then spread the campaign to friends

Join and spread the #RiseUpOctober Facebook event

Volunteer your time and talents

With urgency and determination,

Carl Dix



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