Law Forum : Black Lives Matter (movement): NYC - Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

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    Oxford Dictionary Officially Extends Its Definition Of 'Woke'

    The Oxford English Dictionary, which is updated four times per year, has expanded the definition of “woke” online and in its forthcoming print update. Though the word is also a past participle of the verb “wake,” for years, black people have been using the term to describe social and political awareness ...

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    Oxford Dictionary Officially Extends Its Definition Of 'Woke'

    The Oxford English Dictionary, which is updated four times per year, has expanded the definition of “woke” online and in its forthcoming print update.
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    Taryn Finley,
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    :facepalm: ... we can't get no breaks, at all.


    4Black Teens Detained For Selling Water At National Mall Were Treated Like A 'Threat'

    Four young black men were handcuffed by undercover police Thursday for selling water on the grounds of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. ...

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    4 Black Teens Detained For Selling Water At National Mall Were Treated Like A 'Threat'

    Four young black men were handcuffed by undercover police Thursday for selling water on the grounds of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Tim Krepp, a tour guide at the mall, told HuffPost he had just finished his shift when he saw the young...
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    Four young black men were handcuffed by undercover police Thursday for selling water on the grounds of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Tim Krepp, a tour guide at the mall, told HuffPost he had just finished his shift when he saw the young men being detained by plainclothes park policemen.




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    Karyn Parsons Is Telling The Stories Of Little-Known Black Icons


    ... But these days, she has a thing or two to teach us about black history.

    In 2005, Parsons founded Sweet Blackberry, an organization that creates short animated films that present the stories of lesser-known black history figures. The films are played in libraries and schools nationwide, and can be streamed on Netflix ...

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/karyn-pa...-165030599.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_14

    Karyn Parsons Is Telling The Stories Of Little-Known Black Icons

    “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” actress Karyn Parsons has come quite a ways since she was pardoning herself for being so attractive as a self-obsessed Hilary Banks.
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    Karyn Parsons is best known for her role as Hilary Banks in the '90s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." (Santiago Felipe via Getty Images)


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    For Black Women, Police Violence And Reproductive Injustice Often Intersect

    WASHINGTON ― Maternal mortality rates in the U.S. have more than doubled between 1990 and 2013, from 12 to 28 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. That puts the U.S. in same category as Afghanistan, El Salvador, Belize and South Sudan ...

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/black-women-police-violence-reproductive-213640891.html

    For Black Women, Police Violence And Reproductive Injustice Often Intersect

    WASHINGTON ― Maternal mortality rates in the U.S. have more than doubled between 1990 and 2013, from 12 to 28 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births.
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    Flowers, photos and other items are placed at a memorial for Charleena Lyles at the Seattle apartment building where she was killed earlier this month. (David Ryder via Getty Images)





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    This story fully explains why Reparations is needed, not just paying for things needed, but allowing us to decide how to spend the money :facepalm:


    Incoming Georgetown Student Struggles To Pay For School That Sold Her Family Into Slavery

    ... Upon learning that her great-great-great-grandparents were two of the 272 slaves sold by Jesuit priests to keep Georgetown’s doors open, Elizabeth, 23, went through a roller coaster of emotions ...

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/incoming-georgetown-student-struggles-pay-220117817.html

    Incoming Georgetown Student Struggles To Pay For School That Sold Her Family Into Slavery

    Elizabeth Thomas’ mom used to push her and her siblings’ strollers through Georgetown University’s campus when they were toddlers.
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    Georgetown has recently been confronted with its role in slavery more than 100 years ago. (Alex Wong via Getty Images)

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    The university held a Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition and Hope on the campus to issue a formal apology and rededicate one of its buildings to a former slave. (The Washington Post via Getty Images)

    :wow: ... not good enough, apology and rededicate a building, naw ... :facepalm:

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    Elizabeth Thomas is asking for $30,000 to help her get to Georgetown. (GoFundMe)


    A crying shame :cry: to have to ask on GoFundMe for something the university should be paying for :facepalm:



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    #oldsoul
     
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    Giovonn Joseph-McDade, A Black College Student, Shot By Police After Failed Traffic Stop
    Officers were initially attempting to stop McDade for suspected switched and/or canceled plates


    WASHINGTON ― Giovonn Joseph-McDade, a 20-year-old college student, was shot and killed by a Kent, Washington, police officer after a failed traffic stop on June 24.

    The shooting has largely flown under the radar nationally, with most of the reporting on the incident coming from The Stranger, a Seattle-based paper ...

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/giovonn-mcdade-shooting_us_595e76c4e4b0d5b458e8faf7

    Giovonn McDade, A Black College Student, Was Shot By Police After Failed Traffic Stop

    Officers were initially attempting to stop McDade for suspected switched and/or canceled plates.
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    Giovonn Joseph-McDade, a 20-year-old college student, was killed by police on June 24.



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    Baton Rouge officer sues Black Lives Matter over 2016 ambush of cops


    (CNN)A wounded officer's lawsuit filed in federal court in Louisiana alleges Black Lives Matter and several of its leaders are responsible for last year's ambush on law enforcement in Baton Rouge.

    The July 17, 2016, attack by gunman Gavin Long claimed the lives of two police officers and a sheriff's deputy and wounded two deputies and an officer ...

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    Baton Rouge officer sues Black Lives Matter over 2016 ambush of cops

    A wounded officer's lawsuit filed in federal court in Louisiana alleges Black Lives Matter and several of its leaders are responsible for last year's ambush on law enforcement in Baton Rouge.
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    Black Lives Matter: Crowdfunding Site Removes Page Raising Money for Louisiana Police to Sue Protesters

    Crowdfunding website YouCaring has withdrawn a campaign to raise money for police lawsuits against the Black Lives Matter protest movement, on the grounds the page did not promote harmony.

    The online fundraiser, set up by personal injury lawyer Donna Grodner, was intended to raise money for lawsuits she has filed against Black Lives Matter on behalf of Baton Rouge police officers ...

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/black-lives-matter-crowdfunding-removes-090812847.html

    Black Lives Matter: Crowdfunding Site Removes Page Raising Money for Louisiana Police to Sue Protesters

    Crowdfunding website YouCaring has withdrawn a campaign to raise money for police lawsuits against the Black Lives Matter protest movement, on the grounds the page did not promote harmony. The online fundraiser, set up by personal injury lawyer...
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    LATE TO THE GAME
    The NRA finally commented on Philando Castile

    More than a year after the death of black motorist — and lawful gun owner — Philando Castile at the hands of a Minnesota police officer, the National Rifle Association finally has something to say, NRA representative Dana Loesch addressed Castile's killing during a contentious appearance Monday on CNN, confirming her comments were made on the organization's behalf.

    Castile's death was "absolutely awful" and "a terrible tragedy that could have been avoided," she said before pivoting to a discussion of NRA programming: ...

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    The NRA finally commented on Philando Castile

    Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.
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    Laquan McDonald deserves justice.


    With long odds in Jason Van Dyke’s murder trial, the cover-up case offers hope
    Nothing will fix Chicago’s broken police-citizen relationship overnight, but a new conspiracy case could be an important first step


    ... Three other officers — two retired, one who remains suspended while fighting the city’s efforts to dismiss him — now stand accused of a criminal conspiracy to cover up the truth of Van Dyke’s actions that night. The conspiracy indictment, handed down in late June, could expand further to include other officers or city officials who allegedly knew of or were involved in police efforts to mislead the public and prosecutors about the moment Van Dyke shot the teenager 16 times ...

    https://thinkprogress.org/laquan-mcdonald-coverup-significance-4d2aea804e24

    With long odds in Jason Van Dyke’s murder trial, the cover-up case offers hope

    Nothing will fix Chicago’s broken police-citizen relationship overnight, but a new conspiracy case could be an important first step.
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    Special prosecutor Patricia Brown Holmes announces conspiracy charges against three Chicago police officers for their alleged cover-up of the truth about a 2014 on-duty killing. CREDIT: AP Photo/G-Jun Yam





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