Post Race Era? Once Again, My Black Ass.

Contra Barack Obama and Frank Rich, the reaction to the Sean Bell verdict shows that Americans still have a long way to go to “[transcend] the racial and cultural rifts that [have] divided them for centuries”, says Max Blumenthal. Related: A joint investigation by Colorlines magazine and the...

On Acceptable and Unacceptable Victims

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daYBjfvEjfQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDuuo0k9xXw Christina with the question (and subsequent answer) of the day: [What] if Hope Steffey had been black? Or an immigrant? Or gay? Or trans? Or poor? We would have immediately wondered what she had done. When we heard that...

Obey: The Sequel

This is absolutely mind boggling. 15 months ago, after having called police because she had been assaulted, an Ohio woman was arrested for “disorderly conduct” and charged with “resisting arrest”. What happened next is, in my opinion, a textbook example of excessive force (and, later, what some might call...

Obey.

Someone’s slip is showing: It was Nov. 26 when 35-year-old Elizabeth Beeland of Ormond Beach stopped at the store to purchase a CD player for her father, she told The Daytona Beach News-Journal before refusing to speak more about the incident. Beeland’s shopping trip ended up with a ride to the...

A Stunning Incident In The UK

“International” isn’t just corporate hyperbole: Police fired a 50,000-volt Taser into the head of a 45-year-old company director who later proved to be unarmed and innocent. Daniel Sylvester, the owner of an east London security firm employing 65 staff to guard council offices, pubs and...

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