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While Derek Chauvin and his fellow police officers must be prosecuted and convicted for homicide, we must see what the real role of the police is in our society. (Photo: Ella/cc/flickr) Views
America’s Unfinished Revolution
Will we advance our unfinished revolution or will our spontaneous actions end in the acceptance of petty reforms and a return to the status quo?
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Demonstrators and police face off on the sixth consecutive day of protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died last week after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis on June 3, 2020 in Washington, DC, United States. (Photo by Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
The Killers Inside Us: White Fury and the Thin Blue Line
These tin soldiers are the violent, cowardly, bullying products of a dying empire, the death dreams of a sybaritic system breathing its last. They are America's Id.
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'This is Huge': Move to Defund Police Gains Support Nationwide
"In moments of crisis, people want services and resources that go directly to help people rather than police that surveil, brutalize, and kill us."
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A person wears a mask that reads "I CAN'T BREATHE" as demonstrators continue to protest the death of George Floyd following a night of rioting on May 29, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Views
Solidarity Includes Wearing a Mask at Protests
The life you save may not be your own. Those who wear a mask at protests are making clear that they're willing to undergo some discomfort to protect people they don't even know.
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'This Isn't Going Away': Defying Curfews and Police Brutality in Relentless Push for Justice, Uprising Over Killing of George Floyd Keeps Growing
"Essential workers are exempt from the curfew, and what we are doing here is essential."
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'Yes, I Will Name Names': AOC Leads Charge Against Empty Corporate Claims of #BlackLivesMatter
"This moment calls for transformation," Ocasio-Cortez said. "Give people change."
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Global Protests Erupt in Solidarity With Racial Justice Defenders in US
"Police brutality has created a flashpoint for unrest that was already simmering," read an editorial published Monday in The Times of London.
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People carrying banners march to protest over the death of George Floydan unarmed black man who died after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis—on May 31, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. News
Protests Over George Floyd's Killing Met With Curfews, Police Crackdowns, and National Guard Troops Across US
In Los Angeles, City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson said, "Our fear is real that additional law enforcement will only further violence against people of color."
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 On April 4, 2018, Mark Colville, Clare Grady, Martha Hennessy, Elizabeth McAlister, Patrick O’Neill, Carmen Trotta and Fr. Steve Kelly, S.J. prayed, poured blood, spray painted messages against nuclear weapons, hammered on a replica of a nuclear weapon, hung banners and waited to be arrested. (Photo: Kings Bay 7) Views
The Glory and Duty of Beating Swords to Plowshares
"The question isn't: did the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 have a lawful excuse to do what they did. The question is, what's our excuse not to do more? What will rise us?"
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Protests over the killing of George Floyd continued on Wednesday at the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct. (Photo: Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via Getty Images) News
In Show of Solidarity, Public Transit Workers Refuse to Transport Police Units or Those Arrested at #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd Protests
"More than ever, we need a new civil rights movement that is joined with the labor movement."
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