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A few thoughts on the depressing, but not surprising, Ferguson verdict. My favorite Thanksgiving clip ever. And the state of Texas, rewriting history for America's youth

So the Darren Wilson non-indictment came down Monday night and it’s still totally OK for a white guy to shoot an unarmed black guy in America, which has to be reassuring to millions of mouth-breathers out there. 529 more words

"Violence is as American as cherry pie"

H. Rap Brown, now known as Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, famously proclaimed in the ’60s that “violence is as American as cherry pie.”  Little wonder, in the aftermath of the no indictment of the Ferguson, Missouri white police officer who killed an unarmed black teen, Michael Brown, that protestors took to the streets and there was some violence.  269 more words

American Injustice

The Mussolini of Manhattan Speaks of Ferguson, Missouri

In light of the protests in the aftermath of the no indictment of the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, the Mussolini of Manhattan, i.e., former NYC Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, stated that police officers should have fired at — probably shoot to kill — the protesters. 29 more words

American Injustice

Surviving an encounter with a police officer

There’s been debate, Facebook posts, YouTube feeds, news broadcast, and blogs about the Mike Brown killing and the  unrest in Ferguson,Missouri. There’s a lot of dynamics to this incident and I want to be as transparent as I can. 1,338 more words

Life Skills

Coalition Storms Times Square To Protest Cops Killing Blacks, Demand Darren Wilson’s Arrest

Invoking the names of Michael Brown, Ramarley Graham, Amadou Diallo, and others who have been killed by law enforcement, a group of protesters defied police orders and marched in to Times Square Wednesday afternoon. 726 more words

#YourLifeMatters

Coalition Storms Times Square To Protest Cops Killing Blacks, Demand Darren Wilson’s Arrest

Invoking the names of Michael Brown, Ramarley Graham, Amadou Diallo, and others who have been killed by law enforcement, a group of protesters defied police orders and marched in to Times Square Wednesday afternoon. 726 more words

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Coalition Storms Times Square To Protest Cops Killing Blacks, Demand Darren Wilson’s Arrest

Invoking the names of Michael Brown, Ramarley Graham, Amadou Diallo, and others who have been killed by law enforcement, a group of protesters defied police orders and marched in to Times Square Wednesday afternoon. 726 more words

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