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  •  Yeah, Stop and Frisk (3+ / 0-)

    is definitely a priority for today.

    I'm looking forward to reading your story.

    "Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism." Hubert H. Humphrey

    by nomandates on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 03:13:59 PM PDT

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    •  THe videos are powerful. All the stories make it (1+ / 0-)
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      Denise Oliver Velez

      really sink in.  And the constant pressure on the police to make stops -- that's something I wasn't aware of.

      --------------------- “These are troubling times. Corporation are treated like people. People are treated like things. …And if we ever needed to vote, we sure do need to vote now.” -- Rev. Dr. William J. Barber

      by Fiona West on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 07:37:53 PM PDT

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      •  Listening to police officers (0+ / 0-)

        discuss those internal pressures - job performance reviews, promotion (or lack of) was enlightening for me.

        What was frightening was the threat of getting very dangerous assignments if they don't comply - being sent out alone...

        Join us on the Black Kos front porch to review news and views written from a black pov—everyone is welcome.

        by Denise Oliver Velez on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 02:48:27 AM PDT

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