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Can King’s dream end this nightmare?

“The struggle for basic decency in the US is front and center. A 17-year-old got his mother to take him and his long gun to a protest, after curfew, to supposedly defend businesses in the event of a riot…”

Wim Laven
Published in: Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, LA Progressive, Gilmer Free Press, Like the New
Date: September 1,2,4,9,10,2020
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Police Accountability and Qualified Immunity

“The family of Stephon Clark, a 22-year-old unarmed black man who was shot by Sacramento police, has filed a lawsuit in federal court, denouncing his death as yet one more police-perpetrated murder…”

Laura Finley
Published in: Counterpunch, Shakopee Valley News, LA Progressive, Asbury Park Press, The Louisiana Weekly, Z Net, SW News Media, Baltimore Times, Madison Press, Bainbridge Island Review, The Portland Observer, West Side Gazette, The PeaceWorker, Asbury Park Press, Sierra County Prospect
Date: April 5,6,9,19,2018
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Many States Out of Step with the Constitution on the Use of Force by Police

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“Recently, President Obama held a town hall meeting to address the growing tension between minority communities and police forces after the shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the police officers in Dallas. He urged police officers…”

Jose-Antonio Orosco
Published in: Counterpunch, Aletho News, Chicago Activism
Date: July 18,27,2016
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Don’t Move

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“Two major news stories here in the U.S., both chilling, point out how readily U.S. authorities will murder people based on race and the slightest possibility of a threat to those in positions of power.”

Kathy Kelly
Published in: The Smirking Chimp, Huffington Post, Common Dreams, Counterpunch, Reader Support News, Peninsula Peace and Justice Center, Counter Currents, La Progressive, Consortium News, Pace e Bene, The Progressive, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press
Date: July 7,8,13,30,2016
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