Law Forum : U.S. Department of Justice Petition Gains 500K Signatures, Heads to D.C. to Demand Police Reform

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    A cohort of racial justice and civil rights organizations delivered a
    petition advocating for major police reforms to the Department of Justice this afternoon. With more than 500,000 signatures, the petition urges the White House to defund police departments that reject community-based reforms. It also calls for justice in the fatal police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

    Color of Change, which led the effort, partnered with Advancement Project, BYP100, the Movement for Black Lives Policy Table, Black Lives Matter and the NAACP for a 2 p.m. press conference. The petition reads:

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    http://www.colorlines.com/articles/doj-petition-gains-500k-signatures-heads-dc-demand-police-reform

    DOJ Petition Gains 500K Signatures, Heads to D.C. to Demand Police Reform

    There is also a demand for justice in the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
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    I've never heard of Color of Change. How long have they been around and where are they based?
     
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