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Shame: Department Of Homeland Security Exposed Monitoring DeRay Mckesson

Photo Credit: NY Times

According to documents obtained by VICE via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has consistently monitored the twitter account of highly lauded civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson since the Ferguson uprising in August 2014. Referring to him as a “professional protester,” McKesson’s Twitter …

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Officer Brian Dorin Under Investigation For Threatening Activists Demonstrating For Tamir Rice “You Want To Be The Next One?”

Photo Credit: Michael Nigro

Brian Dorin, a Cleveland officer we first reported on for threatening to run over and shoot activists, is now being investigated by a civilian review board for his alleged misconduct.  Alana Belle, the student activist at whom the officer directed his threat,  filed the complaint against Officer Dorin. Via Huffington Post: …

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