Criminal Justice System

Silent March to End Stop and Frisk – New York City – Father’s Day

September 3, 20120 Comments

Voices from the Silent March to End Stop and Frisk in New York City on Father’s Day, June 17, 2012. All Things Harlem spoke to a diverse group about the march and the NYPD’s policy of stop and frisk. Silentmarchnyc.org – Called, “Civil Rights, Faith, Labor and Community groups together for a silent march against […]

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Trayvon Martin, White Denial and the Unacceptable Burden of Blackness in America

August 18, 20121 Comment

By Tim Wise March 21. 2012 By now, you probably know the shameful details, but they are worth repeating, in any event. On the evening of February 26, George Zimmerman, a self-appointed “neighborhood watch captain” in an Orlando suburb, shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin. Because Martin was black. And no, don’t even think […]

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LaVena Johnson’s murder

August 16, 20120 Comments

Demand investigation of Army’s cover-up of LaVena Johnson’s murder http://www.colorofchange.org/lavena/ LaVena Johnson was a 19 year old Private in the Army, serving in Iraq, when she was raped, murdered, and her body burned–by someone from her own military base. Despite overwhelming physical evidence, the Army suddenly called it a suicide and closed the case.1 For […]

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