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Since September 15, St. Louis, Missouri experienced nearly daily and nightly protests around the acquittal of former St. Louis Police officer Jason Stockley in the 2011 murder of Anthony Lamar Smith. The St. Louis Metropolitan...

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Since the revolt in Ferguson after the killing of Michael Brown a year ago, Black Lives Matter (BLM) has spread nationally and won limited, but important, victories. For the first time in many years, police...

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have lifted the lid on the ugly reality of “criminal justice” in Ferguson. ...

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This year’s MLK Day comes in the wake of the explosive #BlackLivesMatter movement, organized by thousands of black youth and allies across the country engaging in direct actions, rallies, and marches challenging police brutality and...

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“The City of Seattle cares more about business than the rights of protestors” – #BlackLivesMatter activist All across the country police departments unleashed brutal force on peaceful protesters demanding justice for Mike Brown, Eric Garner,...

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Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, John Crawford, and Akai Gurley. These names join Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant, Sean Bell, Ramarley Graham, and many others not listed here, all victims of racist killings at the...

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“We shut down two downtown malls, a train station, and several intersections. The police tried to keep us from exercising our democratic right to protest in downtown Seattle, setting up barricades and even throwing two...

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The Grand Jury failure to indict Darren Wilson was rigged. The entire criminal justice system is a racist set-up to criminalize black youth. Over a million are in prisons for non-violent offenses while the real criminals...

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Ferguson October: A Weekend of Resistance The weekend of October 10-13 saw Ferguson pulsating with sustained protests that expressed the undying rage at the killing of Michael Brown, with the possible indictment of police office...

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This upcoming weekend, there will be protests in and around Ferguson, MO demanding justice for the racist police murder of Michael Brown. Socialist Alternative will be participating in these actions, sending members from across the...

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