The following information has been provided by U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
“Nationwide Day of Rage” to be held Thursday, August 21, 2014
Background Information: The hacktivist collective Anonymous issued a call to action on YouTube, calling for a “Nationwide Day of Rage” on Thursday, August 21. The demonstrations have been organized to protest the death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO and the subsequent police actions against protesters in the city. Additionally, demonstrators are demanding the prosecution of Darren Wilson, who was named as the officer who shot and killed Brown. Protests are not expected to become as violent as those in Ferguson; however, recent related protests have resulted in arrests.
The “Nationwide Day of Rage” protest is to be held in Chicago, IL at 6:00pm on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Richard J Daley Center, 50 W Washington St, Chicago, Illinois 60602.