Post G20 Reactions from Pittsburgh
For some Pittsburghers, it was a rude awakening to see film footage of police battling activists and students in Oakland during the G-20 summit. But for Dan McCloskey, the wake-up call came a few days earlier: at around 1:30 in the morning on Sept. 21.
McCloskey woke up that night to a chorus of slamming doors. When he peered out the window of his attic bedroom to scan Lawrenceville’s Carnegie Street, the 22-year-old recalls, “Cop cars were stretched bumper to bumper the entire block. A flashlight hit my face, and a cop yelled, ‘There’s someone in the attic!’”
Read the entire article in the Pittsburgh City Paper.