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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 44 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 02:59 PM PDT with 198 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 52 Recommends
Who would vandalize this memorial tree? A mere 24 hours after a tree and plaque were dedicated in a Ferguson park to memorialize Michael Brown, the tree ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 07:38 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
When the life of a coyote is deemed to be of more importance than the life of a black man. There have been many sightings of coyotes in Manhattan, New York. According to CBS , one female coyote ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 01:16 PM PDT with 33 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
Baltimore 1968: http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=baltimore+riot+of+1968&view=detailv2&id=3EC884481B1B2DF56C75B2A728E220D1294B8FB2&ccid=xNYGI0kX&simid=608016736569396911&thid=JN....
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 03:08 AM PDT with 17 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
This week, we thought we'd use this forum to turn the spotlight on Daily Kos's campaign for the Medicaid Expansion Program: Medicaid expansion is a matter of life and death. We are all aware of ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
You do not dress for war in order to wage peace. You do not suppress information when you have nothing to hide. You cannot serve & protect a community while you dig your knee into its neck. These ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 08:49 AM PDT with 12 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
Our society seems to be gradually losing its soul. Power seems to hold more value these days than human lives. Over the last couple of years it almost seems that we have come to not only expect that ...
by anb1972
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 09:30 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I have seen videos of two recent shootings of black men by cops, and of course, heard a great deal about Michael Brown’s shooting in Ferguson. A lot has been written about whether the cops were ...
by Daver71
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 04:39 PM PDT with 2 Recommends