The police report failed to answer three key questions: 1) Why was Jones arrested? 2) Why was he shot? and 3) Why was he shot 23 times?
"We must walk the walk with the people in the struggles for economic and democratic reforms. Every victory does make a difference in people's lives."
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel, a Phoenix secondary school teacher, said it subjects minority group students to "separate and unequal political processes that put undue burdens" on them.
The mine was operated mostly by African American prisoners who, under Alabama's onvict lease system, had been "leased" to the mine owners. Regardless of how minor their crimes were, all of them rdied in the disaster.
Southside Virginia has been in the news because of a catastrophic coal ash spill into the Dan River, and now, racist comments by a legislator comparing Obamacare to tar babies.
Marshall Eddie Conway charged that many, like himself, were victims of frame-ups orchestrated under the infamous FBI Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO).
"Voter suppression is an attempt to deny people's influence, and it is sinful. I appeal to all those legislators who have a conscience to immediately repeal these acts."
Groups said Deutsche Bank is blighting communities of color by ignoring their responsibilities as trustees to maintain their properties.
The celebration in New York of African American culture and struggles, featured a mix of working-class culture, educational presentations, and progressive politics.
The national Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign is resolved to fight for Marissa Alexander's freedom, and for the lives and freedom of all victims of domestic violence.