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Standing Rock Protesters Just Took SERIOUS Action Against Brutal Out Of Control Cops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police brutality, class action lawsuit, human right abuses, Standing Rock Dakota Access Pipeline, Nov. 20, 2016, civil rights action )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - theintercept.com
When it comes to extreme violence and human rights abuses, the events at the Standing Rock Dakota Access Pipeline project protest on November 20 could go down as one of Americas darkest moments in recent history.
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 )

Dandelion
- 427 days ago - ebony.com
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 )

Dandelion
- 482 days ago - youtube.com
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 )

Freya
- 500 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Freya
- 684 days ago - change.org
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 )

Carrie
- 703 days ago - rawstory.com
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 )

Dandelion
- 820 days ago - act.credoaction.com
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 )

Nancy
- 909 days ago - occupy.com
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 )

Nancy
- 1214 days ago - act.presente.org
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. )

Cal
- 1489 days ago - money.cnn.com
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. )

Cal
- 1542 days ago - motherjones.com
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 )

Cal
- 1545 days ago - alternet.org
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. )

Cal
- 1545 days ago - money.cnn.com
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. )

Cal
- 1582 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Deb
- 1865 days ago - readersupportednews.org
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.
 

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