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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

How Many Michael Browns? 7 Other Lives Cut Short By Police Since Ferguson

http://ts1.mm.bing.net/th?&id=HN.608055545721325012&w=300&h=300&c=0&pid=1.9&rs=0&p=0A tragic death at police hands, fed-up African American residents, and a militarized police force converged to draw national outrage fixed on Ferguson, Missouri. Coming weeks after New York Police Department officers killed Eric Garner using an illegal chokehold, national attention turned to the cases involving these two men. But as protests roar over the grand jury’s decision not to press any charges, the community isn’t just angered about Brown and Garner, or even all those who came before them.

In just in the few months since Brown’s death, police in other jurisdictions took the lives of countless others, many with allegations just as outrageous as those in Brown’s case, and with no greater police accountability thus far. In the movement fighting police brutality, each of their names has become hashtags. But much of the public hasn’t heard nearly as much about them: | ThinkProgress
  • Darrien Hunt; Saratoga Springs, Utah
  • Ezell Ford and Omar Abrego, Los Angeles
  • Tamir E. Rice And Tanesha Anderson; Cleveland, Ohio
  • John Crawford; Beavercreek, Ohio
  • Akai Gurley, New York City

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