When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:00pm
Where: 53rd and King drive, where Ronald “Ronnieman” Johnson was killed
What: Vigil for Ronnieman
On this day, October 12th, two years ago, Ronald Johnson, affectionately known as “Ronnieman” was murdered by George Hernandez, a Chicago Police officer, who has so far avoided prosecution.
We are calling for the immediate firing and prosecution of office George Hernandez for the murder of Ronald Johnson.
Activists, family and the community will honor the life and legacy of Ronald Johnson while solidifying our promise to continue to press forward as one community and one family, united for justice for Ronnieman, for his mother Dorothy Holmes, his children, and all who loved him.
-Black Lives Matter: Chicago
About Black Lives Matter Chicago:
Black Lives Matter Chicago is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise. It is an affirmation of Black peoples’ contributions to this society, our humanity, and our resilience in the face of deadly oppression. Our priorities are to amplify our collective knowledge and applied practices toward abolishing anti-Blackness, and to honor the organizing and mobilization put forth by various Chicago based organizations, collectives, projects and individuals within the expansive, intersectional Black Lives Matter network.