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Why I Was Arrested Standing Up for Dontre Hamilton in Milwaukee

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Posted: 12/22/2014 11:25 am EST

Senior Advisor, Collective Impact Forum; Innovator in Residence, Beeck Center for Social Innovation and Impact, Georgetown University; author Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up… 2,635 more words

CIVIL RIGHTS

3 Reasons the 'Black on Black' Rhetoric For Killer Cops is Invalid

This post is not to downplay Black on Black Violence which is absolutely a real thing and it is a problem. This post’s focus is to reject the idea that white cops can kill black men because ‘they do it to.’ 304 more words

Eric Garner

Police Deaths and the Ferguson Protest Movement

I haven’t written much at all on the Ferguson protest movement, but I have been following it (and supporting it) closely since August.

The violent deaths of two police officers in NYC last night is nothing short of a tragedy. 76 more words

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Middle Schoolers Rally Against Police Brutality

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The rallies against police brutality that swept across the nation continue in Baltimore. This time, at one of the city’s top middle schools. 384 more words

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How Do We Get Better Cops? Start By Ending All The Hypocrisies.

With all of the protests lately regarding the police killings of young black men, a lot of people are lashing out at the men and women in blue. 975 more words

Gary Nolan

School to Prison Pipeline

The school to prison pipeline is a trend which affects children with low socioeconomic backgrounds and minorities. It’s important for parents and guardians to become aware of this trend so they no longer feel the problem is a micro level issue when in reality poor kids and children of color are being mistreated in schools because of those two reasons alone. 138 more words

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An ArteNote: "Criminals are Stupid"

We all know that to be a criminal is certainly not very smart. And we know that they cannot see consequences (a great word given that implies “with sequence”), meaning they cannot see past the immediate need or gratification and their ability to predict the future (jail and worse) is missing! 152 more words

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