Tag Archives: police violence

Running for his life — Rayshard Brooks and the dead prison system that couldn’t save him

Why do we continue to spend money on prisons that cannot produce better results? There’s so much to unpack, given the Atlanta cop arrests for the murder of Rayshard Brooks, additional book-selling drama by war pig John Bolton, so-called police … Continue reading

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We can’t be selective about which Black lives should matter

It’s impossible for you to fight for your own freedom without fighting to free your entire community. I normally would never discuss my sexual preference on this channel since the truth I try to share on a regular basis is … Continue reading

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A reminder that police violence is a danger to communities’ mental health. And research supports that claim.

Premature mortality, mental trauma, depression, anxiety … Warning: embedded videos contain graphic violence. What if your innocent and non-threatening family member or neighbor was attacked by a police dog  — like then-52-year old Desiree Collins was when she was taking … Continue reading

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Buffalo Police Department’s 57-member tactical team resigned after the city suspended two officers for shoving 75-year old Martin Gugino to the ground, making him bleed. Good.

Eff them. They didn’t completely leave the force, but they should. I’ll riff off an old Funkadelic song: America eats its old. Peak oppression displays one of its most dangerous inhumane tendencies to the world when institutions begin to publicly … Continue reading

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Police beating resulted in 9 staples to activist Jason Rosenberg’s head Tuesday night

Warning: please skip this post if you are easily triggered by video or other media that describes police violence. Cops hate the phrase “Fuck the police”. In my experience, no one is raised to say “Fuck the police.” People are … Continue reading

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Carry this thought with the George Floyd justice protests: income inequality is the highest in a half-century

The numbers suggest people demand change — regardless of what the stock market says. People need to connect relevant reasons to protest with their personal lives so they can hit the streets with conviction. In many cases, these reasons combine … Continue reading

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Trump said tonight that Americans live in a White junta-led theocracy — he must be really desperate

Whether or not this is news to you, welcome to the new (old) country. BTW — his concern for George Floyd’s  death, police brutality, and racial equity seems so … distant … Just before 7 pm tonight — and after … Continue reading

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Dallas police officer Amber Guyger — killer of Botham Shem Jean — may still retain God status after her arrest

Off-duty Dallas, Texas police officer Amber Guyger walks into civilian Botham Shem Jean‘s apartment last Thursday night — because she thought it was her residence — and then shoots Jean to death because she thought he was an intruder. The … Continue reading

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HUNTED

A Black man’s experience with racist police practices and racial violence Add a new rule to the List of Things a Brother Must Never Do to Avoid Being Profiled as a Criminal or Shot Like Trayvon Martin — don’t do … Continue reading

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