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I am a white son of Ferguson, Mo. I am a son of Dellwood, Castle Point, Moline Acres, Jennings, St. Ann, Riverview Gardens, Northwoods and Normandy and north St. Louis County. I am a St. Louis ...
by RDScally
Comment Count 142 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 02:59 PM PDT with 459 Recommends
    Daily Kos' own ObamaCare guru, Brainwrap, has recently highlighted the story of Luis Lang in a number of posts here , here , here , ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 04:32 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
No! Poverty is not to be blamed for the murder of Michael Brown. Lack of opportunities did not take the life of Freddie Gray. The "absent black father" was not responsible for killing Walter Scott. ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Governor of Wyoming, Matt Mead. The Support the Dream Defenders group at Daily Kos has sent Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") requests to 21 Red State governors or legislators on the ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
This is a push poll. I will include two quotes by Mike Huckabee for you to read before you answer: Huckabee on Michael Brown: It's a tragedy that the young man got shot, but this is a young man ...
by Addison
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:28 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
If there is one name that has been uttered more often than Freddie Gray's over the past week, it has been that of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. We know that the criminal, heartless Right Wing ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Raw Story posting Prince on Saturday released “Baltimore,” the song he recorded in response to unrest in the city over the police custody death of Freddie Gray. The star shared the track, which ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 11:39 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
NY Times: U.S. Must Do More on Civil Rights, Officials Agree “We must rededicate ourselves to ensuring that our civil rights laws live up to our promise,” James Cadogan, a senior Justice ...
by subir
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 01:31 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
From the NY Times: Questioning of Garner Protesters in New York Renews Concerns About Police Practices Last December, as people arrested during protests related to the death of Eric Garner waited ...
by subir
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 12:30 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
In Warrensburg at this morning's commencement ceremony at the University of Central Missouri: Also posted at Show Me Progress (different image).
by paradocs
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 10:01 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
This was originally posted by me, the author, at Reverb Press . Ever since the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, the question of whether racism in policing exists has played a huge part in ...
by curtisfease
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
On 12 September 1977, Stephen Bantu Biko died in a prison cell in Pretoria. The announcement of Biko's death by the South African government the next day sparked international and national protest. ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 04:43 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In my opinion, the two biggest contributing factors to public outrage over continued police abuses of force are the unwillingness of other police officers to call out obvious mistakes and the ...
by ojp4president
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 05:30 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Which Lives Matter is finally a daily public issue, both domestically and internationally. But it'€™s not exactly about race. In fact, as you'€™ve seen, cooperative black participants in law ...
by Not Barack Obama
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 02:45 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
August 9, 2014, Ferguson Missouri, black man shot by cop, left on ground, dead, ID: Michael Brown. Early morning April 12, 2015, 26-year-old Freddie Gray made eye contact with Baltimore police ...
by The Reasonable Voice
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:57 AM PDT with 1 Recommend