Tag Archives: State of Emergency

White supremacists vicious assault on Deandre Harris in Charlottesville

A savage attack on a counter-protester during Saturday’s violent “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia evoked memories of the ugliest days of the civil rights movement, an original Freedom Rider said Monday. Among the victims of the Charlottesville violence was … Continue reading

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Breaking: VA Gov has declared a state of emergency: White Supremacy Rally

BREAKING: State of emergency declared for #Charlottesville because of #UniteTheRight rally chaos. pic.twitter.com/I36rVeN4gA — Tennessee (@TEN_GOP) August 12, 2017 Where are police in riot gear with tear gas, snipers and attack dogs? They were locked and loaded in #Ferguson https://t.co/0g1tyGNXzpContinue reading

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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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