Agitate, Educate, and Organize ~OO~
We do not have to take it anymore!
We can band together. Regardless of intimidation, threats and murders, we must find the courage to have no fear, make no compromise and submit to no surrender. Living our lives in freedom is something worth dying for. Life is fine and we can secure the peace, seek justice and demand freedom.
The Growing Phenomenon
of Police Shooting Unarmed Citizens
With over an estimated 80,000 SWAT raids per year, an increase in fatal (and often-times unnecessary) police shootings, and a routine dependence on militarized weapons and vehicles, local police departments are beginning to act like and resemble a standing army
Police Shoot 137 Times Into Car After Chase, Killing Unarmed Couple
May 23, 2015 – A Cleveland police officer who stood on the hood of a car and fired his gun 49 times through the windshield at two unarmed passengers was on Saturday found not guilty ….
Dozens of demonstrators huddled around bonfires outside Minneapolis police station. Protesters say they won’t move until they see video evidence investigators are reviewing
Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article45795855.html#storylink=cpy
“Police work is often viewed by those in the force as an us-versus-them war rather than a chance for community-oriented engagement and problem solving. The authors also point to a lack of accountability as one of the reasons why police violence persists.”
Sep 19, 2013 – The tragic death of an unarmed black man, shot 10 times by a white … there has been a push to give the Citizens Review Board more power.
Jul 14, 2010 – But almost more puzzling is how often unarmed men are shot by police … that isolates the police from the communities and the people they serve. … Fueling these calls for police reform are several cases in recent years where unarmed … Here’s a rundown, along with a few memorable shootings from the …
One in three police shootings involve unarmed people – Houston …
Nearly once a month, on average, police shot someone who had no weapon.
by Lise Olsen –
Jul 25, 2004 – 1 in 3 police shootings involve unarmed people. Law enforcement experts: More officer training, use of alternate weapons would reduce numbers. … unarmed people that experts said could be addressed with updated policies …
Police shootings of unarmed people of color – Dispatches from the …
Dec 21, 2012 – … violence that is continually ignored: Police killings of unarmed citizens.
In my experience, liberal gun control advocates are the most silent on …
Licensed to Kill: The Growing Phenomenon of Police Shooting
Sep 16, 2013 – … Phenomenon of Police Shooting Unarmed Citizens – Here’s a recipe … the more difficult option, adequately investigating a situation in order …
Op-Ed: Police shootings of unarmed citizens spark militarization …
In two shootings, one in New York and one North Carolina, law enforcement shot three unarmed people. In both cases, the citizens were unarmed. The outrage against military tactics in law enforcement increases.
“Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.”
― Langston Hughes https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/dreams-dreamers-and-dreaming/