Category Archives: Civil Rights

Life Imitates Art: Eric Garner And Radio Raheem Die At The Hands Of The NYPD Chokehold

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“Just Mercy”: Bryan Stevenson on Ferguson, Prison Reform & Why the Opposite of Poverty is Justice

Hat tip: Democracy Now LIZA: “This is an excellent interview with Bryan Stevenson. Amy Goodman deserves much credit. She is the only TV reporter with anything close to a national audience who consistently reports truthfully on Ferguson and many other … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Democracy, discrimination, Empowerment, Freedom, Hate Crime, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, Media, Politics, Slavery | Tagged , , , , | 24 Comments

An American Horror Story | Open Letter from Ferguson Protestors and Allies (10.17.14)

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Amnesty International | Police in Ferguson committed human rights abuses

Police in Ferguson, Missouri, committed human rights abuses as they sought to quell mostly peaceful protests that erupted after an officer killed an unarmed black teenager, an international human rights organization said in a report released on Friday. The Amnesty … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery| #FergusonOctober | Justice4MikeBrownRally

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 90 Comments

An Open Letter From #Ferguson Protestors and Allies (10.7.14)

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 53 Comments

DOJ will host meeting in #Ferguson on civil rights investigation

FERGUSON • The Department of Justice Civil Rights Division will host a meeting Wednesday evening as part of its investigation of the Ferguson Police Department. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the student center at St. Louis … Continue reading

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