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National Action Network to Protest for Man Shot, Killed at Local Walmart


A local civil rights group is organizing a protest today, criticizing a grand jury’s decision for not indicting the officer that shot and killed a man at a local Walmart. 85 more words

Michael Brown Supporters Plan to Pack St. Louis County Council Meeting

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Those seeking justice in the Michael Brown shooting case are rallying support.

They’re calling on supporters to pack the hall during tonight’s meeting of the St. 306 more words


Outrage Over Octavia Spencer ‘Scary Bitch’ Label on ‘Red Band Society’ Poster

Octavia Spencer is a “scary bitch” and the National Action Network L.A chapter is not pleased at all.

According to media sources, the chapter has contacted Fox Studios to request them to discontinue a promotional poster it’s using for its new show, “ 150 more words

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Eric Garner's family, friends hold rally to honor his birthday

TOMPKINSVILLE, Staten Island (PIX11) – The family and friends of Eric Garner gathered Saturday to honor what would have been Eric’s 44th birthday.

“This time last year we were sitting down at Applebee’s for his birthday,” Garner’s widow Esaw told a crowd at the National Action Network’s local chapter. 68 more words

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Rev. Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner Hold Events To Mark Garner's Birthday

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The family of Eric Garner joined Rev. Al Sharpton Saturday at a National Action Network rally to commemorate what would have been Garner’s 44th birthday. 309 more words


Calls Continue for Arrest of Ferguson Police Officer in Michael Brown Shooting

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - One month after Michael Brown’s death, calls for the arrest of the officer who shot him were renewed.

Those demanding the arrest of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson made their point by holding a press conference on the sidewalk right outside police headquarters. 340 more words


Powerful Moments from Eric Garner Rally

I write this fresh from the Eric Garner rally. Organized by Al Sharpton and the National Action Network, thousands gathered at the We Will Not Go Back rally to protest police brutality. 400 more words