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LVMPD Officers Hold Anti-Violence Rally Tonight

LAS VEGAS–Following a shooting with three victims on Tuesday and a spate of violent crimes near the intersection of Sierra Vista Drive and Twain Avenue, police at South Central Area Command and community activists are holding an anti-violence rally tonight at 6:30 p.m. 166 more words

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"Cop Watch"

The Copwatch Database is a permanent, searchable repository of complaints filed against police officers. 

It was designed and intended both to promote public safety and to ensure that police officers remain accountable for their actions. 213 more words

The Larger System Where Police and Education Problems Come From

Finally, if we want to understand how both systems — education and criminal justice — fit together into a larger whole, we need to look at society as a whole. 1,134 more words

Police Brutality through out history

Civil Rights era

The African-American Civil Rights Movement has been the target of numerous incidents of police brutality in its struggle for justice and racial equality, notably during the… 729 more words

Black Lives Matter: Demands

What can be done to end injustice in our community:

  1. Federal charges against Zimmerman.
  2. Pardon Marissa Alexander.
  3. No new jails, prisons or immigration detention centers.
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Black Lives Matter

#BlackLivesMatter is an online forum intended to build connections between Black people and our allies to fight anti-Black racism, to spark dialogue amongst Black people, and to facilitate the types of connections necessary to encourage social action and engagement. 113 more words

A Common Enemy, The Uniting Force

My dad had a sharp wit and some interesting observations about life.

When our son was born, I remember Dad looking at me and saying, “Well is it true having a child brings a couple closer together?” He had the joke smirk on his face so I said “Well why would you ask that?” to which he replied “Because now you both have a common enemy.” He was just kidding, but there is truth in that little witticism. 90 more words