police violence

15 Jul 2017

A Skateboarder Speaks Out About Recent Showdown with Police

Guest Post by Ted Maider.  Photos by Theo Hand There are so many things we should be talking about. Maybe we should be discussing the fact that there is undeniable evidence that our government colluded with Russia in some way to influence the United States Presidential election of 2016. Perhaps

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12 Sep 2016

Respectability Politics, Revolution, and defending Black, Brown, and Indigenous life

On July 7 Philander Castile’s mother provided a prime example of respectability politics when it comes to the black experience. While the state was denying obvious facts of foul play, Facebook played their almost expected role as accomplice in covering up police murders. Castile’s mother said, “He’s not a thug, he’s

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25 Jul 2016

The Dangers of Driving While Black and Deaf

Every morning, I put on my hearing aids to bring some clarity into my life. I can hear, just not well. When I do not wear my hearing aids, the people who are  talking sound like they are mumbling to me. So, I wear them from the moment I wake

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07 Jul 2016

Rally Against Police Violence Tonight in Oakland

The past couple days have been horrific. Police who have sworn to protect and serve, have gunned down two innocent black men for the sole crime of being black. Alton Sterling and Philando Castile would never have been killed if they were white men. Enough is enough. We are taking to the streets

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