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NO SMILES, ALL ROPE

“Be Love. So much things to say right now….. Got surrounded by the police for being Black in a white neighbourhood. Smh. I’m sad and irritated to see that fear is still the first place police officers go in their pursuit to serve and protect. To the point that protocol supersedes their ability to have discernment. Many have suffered and died in moments like these.

A Grieving Mother May 3 2018

To Day I Transform in My Transition of My Oposition ……..

 

Prejudice Promposal

“If I was black I’d be picking cotton, but I’m white so I’m picking U 4 prom”

 

Death, protest and the mental health of survivors

The murder of Stephon Clark by police invoked the warrior spirit within his brother Stevante and the young brother hit the streets with his thunder like voice of oppressed rage. He took his fight all the way  to the council denouncing police terror and the death of his brother.

 

Profiling Policies just for a Cup of Coffee

The arrests of 2 Black men at a Philly Starbucks last week has advocates and supportersalike taking to the coffee magnet to express unrest in the latest of racial profiling in the good

The Fist of Football- Domestic Violence in Sports

SF 49ers Linebacker Reuben Foster’s February arrest for domestic violence, weapons possession and criminal threats has hit a nerve as the number of abusive athletes with “untouchable” attitudes have risen atrociously over the past several years.

Black and Brown Community Control of the Police...Organize Or Die!

We want an immediate end to POLICE BRUTALITY and the MURDER of Black people - The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense.

 

THE TROPHY THAT’S ALWAYS HUNTED- The Stephon Clark Murder

Unarmed 22 year old father of two Stephon Clark was shot and killed on March 18th by Sacramento police for allegedly breaking car windows and fleeing the scene. Police were looking for a vandalism suspect that led to felony murder when Stephon was accused of being armed before the cops fired about 20 rounds into Mr. Clark- enough shots to overkill.

65 years for 25 tears

Lakeith Smith was just 15 years old when the alleged crimes of theft, murder and the break-ins of two residences in Millbrook, Alabama had taken place with four other young men back in February 2015. After being tried as an adult along with The Alabama Accomplice Law being applied, he now has been sentenced to 65 years in prison after a 25 year plea deal was supposedly rejected.

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