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Violence Against The Press: The Republican National Convention You Didn’t See

Published on 3 Sep 2008 at 9:11 am. 5 Comments.
Filed under news/politics,police brutality,violence.

After delays due to tropical storm Gustof, the Republican Party has kicked off its 2008 Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota. Mainstream media has been covering the convention with emphasis on satellite interviews with George W. Bush and speeches from the likes of Laura Bush and Joe Lieberman. Another focus has been vice presidential nominee Sarah […]

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Blackademics/Language Arts: Sean Bell Tribute

Published on 25 Apr 2008 at 7:03 pm. No Comments.
Filed under healing,police brutality,racism,violence.

I created this Sean Bell tribute in response to the outrageous “not guilty” verdict passed today. I recorded the original song, “Don’t Push” back in 2006, when the incident first occurred. Rest in Peace, brother.

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Not Guilty: Sean Bell’s NYPD Murderers Walk

Published on 25 Apr 2008 at 2:25 pm. 7 Comments.
Filed under police brutality,racism,violence.

Today the NYPD officers who slaughtered an unarmed father of two named Sean Bell received a verdict of Not Guilty. A New York State Supreme Court judge cleared officers Mike Oliver, Marc Cooper and Gescard Isnora of manslaughter and reckless endangerment this morning. On November 25, 2006, Sean Bell was murdered on the day before […]

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