Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

DOJ Finds That Miami Police Dept. Violates Fourth Amendment

(Crossed posted on Blackbutterfly7.wordpress.com) The Department of Justice conducted an investigation and found that the Miami Police Dept. (MPD) engages in a pattern or practice of excessive force with respect to firearm discharges, in violation of the Fourth Amendment to … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | 1963 March on Washington Heroes: Bayard Rustin

This week is the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Justice and Jobs. Let’s look back at some of the heroes of the March. Today’s Hero is Bayard Rustin.   Bayard Rustin (/ˈbaɪərd/; March 17, 1912 – … Continue reading

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