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Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the Black Voter Fits Into His Ambitious Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: racism, African Americans, police brutality, prison industrial complex, Cornel West, Black voter, Bernie Sanders )

- 380 days ago -
The Vermont senator isn't that familiar to African Americans but he makes the case to EBONY why he should be.
Release Us   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Release Us, Pentagon, militarization of police, police brutality, War on Drugs, War on Terror )

- 435 days ago -
In 1994 the US Govt passed a law authorizing the Pentagon to donate surplus Cold War era military equipment to police departments. This militarization of police has created what is being called an epidemic of police brutality sweeping across the Nation
Bernie Sanders Becomes the First Candidate to Speak Out on Sandra Bland: 'We Need Real Police Reform'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, racism, police brutality, black lives matter, law enforcement )

- 453 days ago -
Days after tense confrontation with #BlackLivesMatter activists, Sanders decries 'all-too-common' problem.
DonâEUR(TM)t Punish a Good Cop for Standing Up to Police Brutality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, cops, police brutality, Buffalo, petitions )

- 636 days ago -
My name is Cariol Horne. I am a proud New Yorker and a mother of five, and for nearly a decade I have been appealing a wrongful firing and the loss of my pension. When I was fired by Buffalo PD, the department charged me with obstruction for stopping...
Newt Gingrich: Giuliani 'Saved' More Black Lives Than Anyone By Ordering NYPD to Target Blacks (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, Newt Gingrich, racism, police brutality, ethics, politics, news, dishonesty )

- 656 days ago -
Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday suggested that President Barack Obama had fueled racial tension in the country, and that New York City Mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg had "saved" more African-American lives ...
The Defense Department Must Stop Arming Local Police
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: militarized police, suspend 1033, police brutality, military equipment, Ferguson )

- 772 days ago -
Militarization of police departments threatens our civil liberties; puts all Americans at increased risk of being killed or injured by law enforcement. Suspend the 1033 military equipment distribution program. Weapons of war do not belong in communities.
An Ex-Banker and Occupier Walk Into A Jail. Guess Which One's Serving Time? By Chris Arnade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rikers, Cecily McMillan, OWS, Occupy Wall St, police brutality )

- 861 days ago -
That the opposite would never have happened was not lost on Cecily or me: bankers don't get sent to jail, and, when they rarely do, they certainly don't get sent to Rikers.
Latino Teen Killed By the Miami Beach Police for This ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: teen, freedoms, violence, Florida, ethics, humanrights, death, police brutality )

- 1167 days ago -
A friend watched in horror as cops high-fived each other. And now, a Florida community is once again searching for answers about the brutal death of one of its teenagers.
Occupy's New Mission: Forgiving Peoples' Debt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy NY, police brutality, freedoms, law, rights, politics, news, government, ethics, usa, americans, crime, u.s. )

- 1441 days ago -
Occupy Wall Street, the protest movement launched to fight corporate greed and corruption, is now buying up peoples' debts and forgiving them.
Occupy Wall Street--Where Are They Now?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy NY, police brutality, freedoms, law, rights, politics, news, government, ethics, usa, americans, crime, u.s. )

- 1495 days ago -
For the one-year anniversary, I tracked down five occupiers I met last fall in Zuccotti Park
Awesome Actions and Demonstrations Planned to Mark 1st Anniversary of Occupy Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: OWS, ACTIVISM, ACTIVISTS, activists, police brutality, freedoms, law, rights, politics, news, government, ethics, usa, americans, crime, u.s., politics, media )

- 1497 days ago -
Diverse slate of events planned in New York, with solidarity actions across the country.
Protests Planned for Occupy Wall Street's 1-Year Anniversary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy NY, police brutality, freedoms, law, rights, politics, news, government, ethics, usa, americans, crime, u.s. )

- 1498 days ago -
It's been one year since Occupy Wall Street began, when hundreds of protesters descended on the nation's financial center and kicked off a nationwide social movement. Organizers plan to mark Monday's anniversary, dubbed "S17," with scores of events and d
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Investigation Into New York Police Brutality Towards Occupy Protestors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy NY, police brutality, freedoms, law, rights, politics, news, government, ethics, usa, americans, crime, u.s. )

- 1534 days ago -
Demand that Mayor Bloomberg create an independent review of the police department to investigate if the law has been broken in these protests.
Occupy Denver Withstands Brutal Police Assault
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, Govtfearmongering, police brutality, protest, Occupy )

- 1818 days ago -
Reports are still limited, however, apparently Saturday afternoon Denver police moved to evict the Occupy Denver encampment from Civic Center Park in front of the capitol building, firing rubber bullets and using tear gas on unarmed protesters.
All Over the USA and Out in the Streets in Solidarity With Occupy Oakland - Wednesday, November 2nd -Take Action-Pass It on
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NOV 2, Nationwide, Occupy Oakland, Solidarit, Peaceful Protest., Police Abuse, police brutality, 1st Amendment violated, community groups, unions, anti-war groups, all progressive organizations, vets, individuals, OWS please share & re post )

- 1819 days ago -
In response to the violent repression, which included the use of tear gas, guns that use incapacitating bean bags, batons and the arrests of over 85 protesters,come take to the streets in solidarity Defend Oakland! Defend all the occupations everywhere!

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