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In Midst of Holiday Shopping, Protesters Disrupt Business-As-Usual to Declare ‘Black Lives Matter’

Written by on December 21, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
In Midst of Holiday Shopping, Protesters Disrupt Business-As-Usual to Declare ‘Black Lives Matter’

An estimated 3,000 people on Saturday flooded the rotunda and partially shut down the Mall of America, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, demanding an “end to police brutality and racial inequities affecting Black and brown Minnesotans,” according to astatement from the Minneapolis chapter of Black Lives Matter.

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People Rise Up: The Streets Are Alive with the Sound of Movement

Written by on December 7, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
People Rise Up: The Streets Are Alive with the Sound of Movement

In an era rife with pop-culture trivialities juxtaposed with escalating calamities, we find ourselves at a remarkable moment that poses profound existential questions for the soul of the nation. Systems that have claimed the mantle of “justice” (while practicing little of it) are being exposed to an unprecedented level of scrutiny, demonstrating in stark terms that tragic episodes from Ferguson to New York are not exceptional but instead constitute the baseline norm of official behavior. The message is not that this system is broken, but rather that it is working exactly the way it was designed. The primary difference now is that people are paying attention.

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Media Ignores Peaceful Ferguson Protests Across the Country

Written by on November 26, 2014 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Media Ignores Peaceful Ferguson Protests Across the Country

Activists are taking to the streets across the country to express their displeasure with the recent decision to not indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of African-American teenager Michael Brown. The large crowds, which are largely peaceful, have been mostly ignored by national media, however. RT’s Ameera David and Alexey Yaroshevsky take a look

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Systemic Injustice Condemned as Ferguson Galvanizes National Outrage

Written by on November 26, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
Systemic Injustice Condemned as Ferguson Galvanizes National Outrage

Demonstrations take place in dozens of US communities following grand jury decision

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