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Fri May 1, 2015, 11:55 AM

The Baltimore Rebellion

The Baltimore Rebellion
April 29, 2015

IT TURNED out to be Baltimore.

Ever since the African American residents of Ferguson, Missouri, took to the streets for weeks and months of defiance, the question hasn't been whether their resistance would spread, but when it would, and where it would appear.

Ferguson cast a spotlight on the epidemic of racist police violence, committed with impunity, that plagues communities across the country. But the response from government officials in charge of keeping people safe--particularly from the women and men who are supposed to "serve and protect"--has been, at best, all talk and no action.

At worst, the response from the political and media elite has been scapegoating and demonization of the very people suffering the brunt of the abuse and violence ...

Much more here: http://socialistworker.org/2015/04/29/the-baltimore-rebellion

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Fri May 1, 2015, 12:11 PM

1. kick and rec for may day

Time to get on the streets, everyone.

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Fri May 1, 2015, 12:26 PM

2. K&R

I am glad to hear the officers in Freddie Gray's death were charged today. I hope justice will be done for this terrible killing.

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Fri May 1, 2015, 12:40 PM

3. Hell yes....

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