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Rev. Al Sharpton, Garner Family Condemn NY Cop Killings

NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights leaders Sunday condemned the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressed fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement that has grown out of the deaths of… 635 more words

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NYPD Killer Had Lengthy Criminal, Suicidal History

NEW YORK (AP) — The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said Sunday. 825 more words

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[PHOTO] Jets Player Wears NYPD Cap Into Stadium to Support Officers

NFL games (and pro sports events in general) have become a recurring site of commentary on the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and subsequent lack of indictments. 53 more words

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Paladin Justice reblogged this on saboteur365 and commented:

I generally don't do posts that honor professional sports in any way. But in a country in which the murder of police officers is encouraged and celebrated, a man who stands against terrorist attacks on police should be recognized and appreciated. Besides, the guy in the picture (no idea who he is, really) looks like a viking warrior from ancient Europe, which is as much as a politically incorrect look as you can have in modern America. H/T to Gale at Gales Mind, where I first saw this pic.

Striving to be a White "Ally"

In the wake of police brutality, lack of justice in the court system and my own overall “good will” yet inaction…

There have been so many thoughts swimming through my head, here are some of them: 784 more words

Protests, Torture, and Historical Perspective.

   The other day I was reading some Facebook posts about the current protests going on in this country (USA). Many questions and feelings were expressed in these posts. 1,451 more words

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Pro Palestine- Ferguson Protestors Say "Pigs In A Blanket- Fry Them Like Bacon"

Video from Ferguson protestors led by Bassem Masri last night.
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Ferguson Protester After NYC Shootings _Pigs in a blanket_

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