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So Much Internet: FergusonOctober edition

There’s been so much going on around the movement sparked by the August 9th shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, which has intensified every time another black person has been killed or brutalized by police since then — many … Continue reading

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@KilledByCops: A Twitter Devotional

According to the FBI, local police kill Black people at least two times a week, on average. But other estimates put that number to around once per day. — killedbycops.org @KilledByCops There is a custom followed by many Catholics that … Continue reading

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Excessive Force: What Happens when Police Safety Trumps Public Safety

For the past several nights, I have been watching the feeds from Ferguson, increasingly horrified as the combined police forces rolled down the streets in armored personnel carriers or marched down the streets carrying M-16s, deploying sonic weapons, repeatedly gassing … Continue reading

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