Many people say, "Hey - racism and racial incidents were in the past. Get over it and move on. Don't rekindle old issues." The problem is that racism and the brutality that comes with it are NOT just a historical issue. They're STILL an issue. They're a present reality for tens of millions of Americans. …
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FBI SAYS IT’S NOW TARGETING WHAT IT CALLS “BLACK IDENTITY EXTREMISTS”. This is ugly America. It’s right out of Hoover’s COINTELPRO playbook.
See short video clip of Jeff Sessions testifying about this here on PBS Newshour: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.pbs.org/newshour/amp/politics/watch-lawmaker-asks-sessions-why-theres-an-fbi-report-about-black-extremists-but-not-one-about-those-who-are-white THE FBI SAYS IT'S NOW TARGETING "BLACK IDENTITY EXTREMISTS". What is this, the 1960's Hoover COINTELPRO illegal tactics all over again? LOOK 👀 ....... Black men are 20% more likely to be pulled over, 3 times more likely to have …
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Eerie echoes of fascism: Police chanted “Whose street? Our street!” in a celebratory manner after kettling and arresting protesters in St. Louis
Black men are 20% more likely to be pulled over, 3 times more likely to have police use force on them and 3 times more likely to die at the hands of police.
Black men nearly 3 times as likely to die from police use of force, study says http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/20/health/black-men-killed-by-police/index.html Police 3 times more likely to use force on blacks than whites, study shows http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/12/health/police-use-of-force-on-blacks/index.html Fast forward to 1 minute in.... https://youtu.be/1eQINR0u7xo https://youtu.be/xQWe4MK_8Xo
Black Children in U.S. Are Nearly Four Times More Likely to Live in Poverty than White Children, Study Finds
38.3 percent of black children live in poverty. 10.7 percent of white children live in poverty. Article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/15/us/black-children-poverty-pew-research-center.html
NEW YORK TIMES: Killings of Blacks by Whites Are Eight Times More Likely to Be Ruled ‘Justifiable’
"When a white person kills a black man in America, the killer often faces no legal consequences. In one in six of these killings, there is no criminal sanction, according to a new Marshall Project examination of 400,000 homicides committed by civilians between 1980 and 2014. That rate is far higher than ones for …
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Yet another white officer was just acquitted in the killing of a black man. This time the killing occurred in St. Louis, Missouri. The incident happened near the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson where, in 2014, another black man was killed by a white policeman. (That officer was also acquitted). I have a question. Before …