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Chicago Native and NBA Star Dwyane Wade Pays Tribute to Laquan McDonald on His Kicks

Dwyane Wade created a memorial for Laquan McDonald the one place he knew everyone would look. The Miami Heat player etched the slain Chicago teen’s name into his game day sneakers, along with the hashtags “#Chicago” and “#Justice.” 108 more words


Aim High Students March For Affordable Housing

Aim High students and teachers crossed the intersection of Guerrero and 18th Street amidst honking horns and cheering pedestrians. “Together we can!” students chanted, “Together we will!” 338 more words

On Violence and Non-Violence

I wrote this in December, 2013 just after Nelson Mandela died…but it speaks to the issues being raised about the merits of non-violent vs. violent protest in the context of the events in Baltimore. 1,254 more words

10,000 Strong Peacefully Protest In Downtown Baltimore (Media Over-Reports Violence and Arrests)

10,000 people from across the country peacefully protested in Baltimore in support of the seeking of justice of the death of Freddie Gray. Despite the fact that 100 of the 10,000 acted up and approximately 35 people  were arrested after the peaceful protest, (that’s about 1%), much of the mainstream media used attention grabbing words in their headlines like ‘Protest Turns Destructive, (USA Today)’ ‘Scenes of Chaos In Baltimore… (NY Times), Dozens Arrested After Protest Turns Violent (WBAL TV). 251 more words



  Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is famous as Mahatma which in Sanskrit means “high-souled”. He was born in British India in 1893. His origins are Hindu. Gandhi went in South Africa to work and there he was shocked and surprised by the way the Indian immigrants were treated. 278 more words



Musicians using music for non-violent protest, tell the truth about what’s going on.

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