Tonight a group of about 20 folks, mostly in black, gathered outside the Donald E. Long juvenile detention center at 1401 NE 68th Avenue in Portland. Several anarchist slogans were spray-painted on the outer walls, including "Jail the guards, burn the prisons" and circle-A.
We played an anti-cop hip-hop and punk mix really loudly over our super awesome janky-ass bumping dance chariot (aka mobile sound system).
Rupture which occurred included but was not necessarily limited to:
-Kids inside pounded on the windows, danced to the music, and flicked lights in cells on and off
-Graffiti on the outer walls
-Smoke bombs thrown over the walls
-Martinelli's bottle thrown over the wall (unfortunately neither the bottle nor the wall broke)
-Roman candles set off
-Traffic was somewhat impeded for a few minutes here and there
-Unexpected solidarity from local residents
-Spontaneous dance party on the train home after the demo
-"Guilty or innocent, free all prisoners" and "None are free while others live in cages" banners were thrown over the walls
It should be noted that there was almost zero police interference.
Jail the guards! Burn the prisons!