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The Importance of Design in Protest

When thinking of protest, we often think of those iconic images; the 1968 Black Power Salute,  the Burning Monk, the Occupy Movement, protests in Istanbul (2013).  1,183 more words


Are We Being Had... (again)? Are We Being Hosed, or Had?

by James Hufferd, Ph.D.
Coordinator, 911 Truth Grassroots Organization


Are We Being Hosed, or Had?

“No need for them to actually do it! It only needs to be made to look like they did to mobilize in convenient abject…

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Amelia Boynton Robinson: Civil Rights

Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton helped Martin Luther King Jr. plan the Selma to Montgomery March on Bloody Sunday, which led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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American Hero/World Hero Spotlight

Mo. state senator from Ferguson demands 'public apology' from Gov. Jay Nixon

And also fond of lobbing F-bombs.

Nearly two weeks after telling Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon “F*CK you,” State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal — who represents Ferguson — has another demand: 195 more words

US Politics

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If someone shoots a tear gas canister at you, throw it back. Use the state’s own weapons against it.

When did it become alright in our country to use gas to disperse non-violent protesters? 132 more words

Law And Society

Chaos in Ferguson

After two weeks of protest and absolute chaos, the small town of Ferguson, Missouri, is trying to restore the daily lives of their citizens. 

The protests began after Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18 year old male, was shot at least 6 times to death by a white Ferguson police officer by the name of Darren Wilson. 287 more words