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The Unspoken Truth Behind The Ray Rice Domestic Violence Video

I’ll try to keep this short, as I truly have a book of words to add to this “topic of discussion” on the media agenda these days. 764 more words

Poetry

Truth of My Entrapment, Seizure & Health Violation by the NYPD

This video details the events leading up to and during my family’s entrapment in my mother’s apartment, by the New York City Police Department on the night of August 3, 2014. 618 more words

Reflections

Police Brutality & Over Militarization At My Doorstep

I, Shaquana Gardner, am a living and breathing testament of the excessive, xenophobic driven brutality of the over-militarized police force in NYC. On August 3, 2014 the New York City Police Department broke down my apartment door, handcuffed every person in my home and illegally dragged me off to Bellevue Medical Center, citing that I was a danger to myself (as a result of being “suicidal” and “believing that I was prophet, sent from God, in the likeness of Jesus Christ”)!

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Reflections