With a combination of anger and mourning at the intentional burning of the Amazon Rainforest, activists from Extinction Rebellion and other groups rally outside the Brazilian Embassy, demanding an end to the destruction. And hundreds rallied in Northwest DC to protest the leasing of a building to serve as a detention center for immigrant children. Plus headlines.
Headlines: Community activists go to court to prevent the District of Columbia from demolishing historic McMillan Park. Janet and Eddie Africa of the Philadelphia group MOVE on panel at Shaw library August 31 at 2pm. Kankouran West African Dance Company holds annual conference and concert.
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