Daily Archives: August 12, 2015

Wednesday Open Thread | #Ferguson: Activists Challenge State Of Emergency

After authorities declared a state of emergency in St. Louis County Monday, activists asked: Which emergency? Activists with Hands Up United, a project administered by a non-profit organization called Environmentalism Through Inspiration and Non-Violent Action, launched a hashtag campaign on … Continue reading

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