Racist violence and police murder are inherent to capitalism. It will be around until we get rid of capitalism.
Knowing this is also key to finding short term ways that we can collectively get some semblance of more immediate reprisal 4 these injustices
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— Boots Riley (@BootsRiley) May 30, 2020
The N.Y.P.D. strikes back harshly at demonstrators in a weekend of protests over the death of another black American at the hands of police.
Joe Biden wants to heal the soul of the country in this moment of protest and loss, and win the White House. Simply telling people to vote in November may not help with either goal.
Police & politicians today using J. Edgar Hoover's old playbook to describe urban rebellions & the civil rights movement. Every time people rise up against police murders the gov't suggests they need someone else to tell them to do so. From the NY Times August 1967: #GeorgeFloyd pic.twitter.com/iaEi1i1a0V
— Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (@ThePCJF) May 31, 2020
Uncovered: Last October, the head of the Minneapolis police union — which days ago warned against a “rush to judgment” of the officers involved in George Floyd’s death — spoke at a Trump rally and praised him for ending the “handcuffing and oppression” of police under Obama. pic.twitter.com/oW1olwWZh5
— The Recount (@therecount) May 30, 2020
Trump Ranted During Phone Call With George Floyd Family Breaking News
Some of you have a very poor understanding of the civil rights movement and have conveniently forgotten all the violence
— Jessica Huseman (@JessicaHuseman) May 31, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:
After several days of American police violence across the country against protesters and journalists, what is CNN doing? A segment on big bad China’s “appalling behavior” in Hong Kong and how the international community must intervene. pic.twitter.com/iUvyOR2xqn
— Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek) May 31, 2020
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