Portland’s ‘Wall of Moms’: A Nonviolent Resistance Campaign with Historical Precedent 

In response to the Trump administration’s unprovoked and illegal assault on peaceful demonstrators, many of whom are young individuals, Portland-area mothers decided to form the “Wall of Moms” (WOM). Organized by Bev Barnum, a Mexican-American woman, and dressed in yellow shirts and protective gear, the moms began putting their bodies on the line to safeguard protesters against aggressive law enforcement. They have been singing, dancing, locking arms, bringing flowers, and holding signs, one of which read “Moms getting into good trouble,” paying tribute to recently deceased civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis. More

Source: Portland’s ‘Wall of Moms’: A Nonviolent Resistance Campaign with Historical Precedent – CounterPunch.org

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