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“Then there was the powerful visual statement of Marine Corps veteran Todd Winn, twice wounded in Iraq, who stood for hours outside the Utah state capitol in the sweltering heat in full dress uniform with the message ‘I Can’t Breathe’ taped over his mouth.”
“Our goal is a radical change in the allocation and exercise of power — communities empowered to take responsibility for their own safety and for the future of their youth.”
A USAF sergeant with ties to a Second Amendment group has been charged with murdering a federal security officer at a George Floyd protest to bring about police reform while Fox News deems Antifa and BLM’ers seeking the same “domestic terrorists.” People, including those associated with the boogaloo movement, pray as they demonstrate against business […]
As hundreds of thousands take to the streets to protest ruthless police killings of Black Americans and centuries of systemic racism, and Donald Trump and his enablers cast the protesters as violent “looters,” former Labor Secretary Robert Reich exposes the real looters in America: Wall Street bankers in designer suits and corporate executives in lofty […]
“The fires burning in our cities are unfortunate, but the real fires go unnoticed. These are the fires burning the spirits of those who suffer daily traumas, fears, police violence, and policy driven hardships are what need to be noticed, addressed, and rouse mass anger. No one talks about the roots of these problems…”
“Aggressive policing is the bulwark of a segregated America.”
“We miss you Mr. Phil.”
“It is impossible to understand, or even fully appreciate, how black women have shaped national and global politics today without knowing the larger history.” Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor Black Agenda Report May 23, 2018 Keisha Blain In this series, we ask acclaimed authors to answer five questions about their book. Today’s featured author […]
Stop Militarizing Police, End Police Killing of Youth of Color and “You Have to Be Taught Before It’s Too Late”
“You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught” ***
The people should not be regarded as enemies and do not need the overkill of military tactics applied.
War and the Environment | No War 2017: David Swanson, Jill Stein, Tim DeChristopher, Conference Opening (Video)
First in a series of videos that Rise Up Times is posting from the No War 2017: War and the Environment Just following the International Day of Peace, and in the tradition of No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism, and the best speech any U.S. president ever gave, this year’s conference focused on activism, including activist […]
Police seem to think they have the right to mistreat, brutalize and even kill the very people they are meant to serve. But with every life taken, law enforcement is exposed bit by bit for being the source of violence rather than its remedy.
Is anybody paying attention?
For every incident Stinchfield cited to make the case that the left is violent, there are examples of the right being just as violent, if not more so.
DN! “Philando Can Be Any of Us”: Black Lives Matter Protests Acquittal of Officer in Minnesota Killing
When the justice system does not work. Police accountability.
Our failure to defend those who are demonized and persecuted leaves us all demonized and persecuted. Our failure to demand justice for everyone leaves us all without justice. Our failure to halt the crushing of popular movements that stand unequivocally with the oppressed leaves us all oppressed. Our failure to protect our democracy leaves us without a democracy. (Includes interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal.)