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Cop in St. Paul tells drivers to run over Black Lives Matter protestors on Facebook, tells them not to worry because they will win in court

Jamine Clark points to the name of his brother, Jamar Clark, on an upside-down flag bearing names of people killed at the hands of police outside the Minneapolis Police Department's Fourth Precinct, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Minneapolis. Black Lives Matter demonstrators have set up an encampment at the precinct which is near the site of the Sunday shooting of Jamar Clark by a Minneapolis police officer.  Clark has been taken off life support. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

A police officer, identified as Sgt. Jeff Rothecker in St. Paul, Minnesota, is under investigation for a Facebook post he made on  Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday which suggest drivers encountering Black Lives Matter protestors on January 15  shouldn’t “slow down for any of these idiots who try and block the …

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VIDEO: Protestors block traffic from Bay Bridge into SF in Anti-Police Terror protest

(KTVU.com)

Video footage shows protestors chaining their cars to the Bay Bridge to block westbound traffic into San Francisco.  They have a banner  reading “Black Health Matters” and have built a shrine to the victims of police shootings.  Another protest group currently blocks an I-80 onramp. KTVU reports: “Police have begun …

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#ReclaimMLK: Fox News Tells Martin Luther King Jr’s Niece That Her Uncle Would Feel Bad About ‘The War On Police’

Photo Credit: Raw Story

Well, file this one under the outlandish and bizarre, even for Fox News Networks. Speaking to Alveda King – the niece of MLK well known for her conservative views – the co-hosts of Fox and Friends suggested that the recent Black Lives Matter demonstrations scheduled throughout the country had turned the …

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Scenes From #ReclaimMLK

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"We Shall Overcome": funeral procession for racism, poverty, imperialism, gentrification #ReclaimMLK @BLM_Boston pic.twitter.com/UCuT7Kc5LT — Liza Behrendt (@lizaveta9) January 18, 2016 Via Truthout.org: Increasingly, there are calls to “Reclaim King” as a radical. It is true that his assertion of Black peoples’ right to life, dignity and reparations was revolutionary.He recognized the …

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Are Baltimore Prosecutors Intentionally Mishandling/Delaying The Trials Of Freddie Gray’s Alleged Killers?

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We’ve consistently seen our criminal justice system behave much more benevolently when the defendants are law enforcement officers: Are the Freddie Gray trials just the latest example? Via Slate: Jury selection in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson, who drove the van in which Freddie Gray was allegedly killed, lasted …

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NY Daily News/Shaun King: American police killed, brutalized so many people that it’s hard to keep up

Credit: Andrew Schwartz/NY Daily News

At what point do we as a society look in the mirror and realize that progress isn’t inevitable? At what point do we realize that direct actions are needed to bring about real, lasting change for all Americans brutalized by our criminal justice/law enforcement systems? Immediately, we can only hope… …

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