Giving people more information and self-determining power where the police are concerned.
In this [amazing] episode of Days of Revolt, host Chris Hedges sits down with two black revolutionaries and former political prisoners, former Black Panther Eddie Conway and former BLA member Ojore Lutalo, to discuss the mechanisms of state control and the various forms of organized black resistance during the civil rights movement and today.
Kolhatkar: Such police responses to the burgeoning anti-brutality movement are part of a concerted campaign to maintain support for the status quo. That status quo has been in place since the end of slavery: Poor communities, especially communities of color, are expected to submit to the authority of the police state.
H. Rap Brown was right. “Violence is a part of America’s culture. . . . We all pay the price for this institutionalized violence. BY ED FELIEN April 21, 2014 SouthsidePride.com What H. Rap Brown actually said in that speech in Washington, D.C., in 1967 was: “I say violence is necessary. Violence is a part of More