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Decades of failed reforms have allowed for ongoing police brutality

Demonstrators held a silent sit-in at The Fashion Mall in Keystone in solidarity with employees who walked out of work. They called attention to ongoing issues of police brutality and what some say are unsafe conditions for those working in stores during the pandemic.

"The violence and destruction that have followed Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality in Black neighborhoods are extremely disheartening. It’s disheartening to me. It’s disheartening to Black leaders everywhere."

What Public Reactions to Police Brutality in the US and India Say Maja Daruwala writes via @thewire_in 

Jim Curtin said MLS did not levy any fine for Union players wearing names of Black victims of police brutality on jerseys. The Union didn't ask permission for it, which led to some discussions, but that was all. (And the league promoted the display plenty on social media.)

#Rightnowish : D @DAGHE  travels all around the world working with big name artists to help hype up the crowds. Recently, he helped organize a run at Lake Merritt in solidarity with the nationwide-protests in response to police brutality.

While protesting against police brutality and racism is surely legitimate, can riots also be defended? | @PeterSinger  & Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek.

WATCH: Members of the Black community in Syracuse share their feelings on police brutality and racial injustice: “My skin color should not be a threat, I am not a thug," says one youth.

Family of Mario Clark continues to rally for justice in alleged cased of police brutality


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Can we all just admit this: The transformational changes that covid, the economic crisis, police brutality and racial turbulence will force are precisely some of the things Bernie Sanders was talking about but may have sounded too extreme to some just months ago.

The amount of police brutality at the anti-police brutality protests is proving a lot of points.

Expecting equal justice and being against police brutality is NOT “being political”. It’s called basic empathy. I’m sorry if my opinions on these things are “too radical” for a couple of you. Go in peace. Also Trump is a monster!

Thousands of people in Philadelphia continue to protest racism and police brutality following the death of George Floyd. Crowds in Center City stretched from the steps of the Art Museum and past the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

Police have arrested at least 1,669 people across the U.S. during protests over police brutality, according to an @AP  tally. They have not arrested: 3 of the 4 officers involved in the killing of #GeorgeFloyd . Any officers involved in the killing of #BreonnaTaylor .

We don’t have to share a Black person’s positive attributes when conveying that they died unjustly at the hands of police. A criminal background is no excuse for police brutality. Neither is sagging pants or a short skirt. Or a “bad attitude.” Black people deserve to live.

BREAKING: 54 African countries are calling for an urgent meeting by the UN Human Rights Council into police brutality and violence against peaceful protest.

This Pride Month we say: LGBTQ+ rights are civil rights. There is no place in this country for discrimination, police brutality, or hatred towards LBGTQ+ Americans. We will never stop fighting for equality.

We want everyone to understand that #BlackLivesMatter  and we will signal boost all efforts to underscore that the BLM campaign is the main FOCUS. THIS isn't about Anonymous hacking; it's about police brutality, it's about an unjust racist system.

Please stop calling it an anthem or flag protest. It's a police brutality or inequality protest.