[Video] Change the Mascot: Pressure Grows for NFL Team to Drop Redskins Name and Logo As Thousands Protest

[youtube=http://youtu.be/ckr3y0PLiEc]  democracynow Published on Nov 8, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org - For decades, members of many American Indian communities have called on the Washington Redskins football team to change its name, which is based on a racial slur. Now the pressure has reached a new heights. On Thursday night, nearly a thousand Native Americans and their allies protested outside More

Clyde Bellecourt and the shame of the Minneapolis police

Clyde Bellecourt The police pushed him to the ground, bent his arms around his back, presumably to handcuff him, and caused significant pain. “That’s my uncle …” “Leave him alone …”  was heard by witnesses. By David Tilsen   January 2013  Southside Pride Let me tell you a little about Clyde Bellecourt. Clyde has spent More

Video> OccupyMN Gains Energy> Adds New People

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pt8CqWU1njY&w=420&h=315] OccupyMN Gains Energy; Adds New People     UpTakeVideo by Bill Sorem   October 7, 2011 The first day of a rally at the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis ended with bursts of energy and closed with with Minnesota's first General Assembly of the Occupy movement. People wandered in and out all day. The More

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