‘Outsiders’ throw bricks at what was to be peaceful BLM protest

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Earlier today, police managed to raze the tent city protesters had erected outside of the Fourth PrecinctPolice Department and set up barriers around the building in anticipation of more #Justice4Jamar protests tonight. Police had to wrestle the barriers from demonstrators who tried to make off with them. That’s a good indicator of how the night […]

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Hey, CNN: Prosecutors are trying to track down Inauguration Day rioters, not ‘Trump opponents’

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You wouldn’t know it from reading or watching the news, but there still is news out there being made. CNN reported Thursday that federal prosecutors scored a big win when a D.C. Superior Court judge ordered web-hosting firm Dreamhost to hand over information, including the membership lists maintained by the organizers of the website disruptj20.org. […]

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I Sought Solace In My Bookshelf

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Amidst protests against police brutality, Daniel José Older returns to a favorite novel and explores the misreading of rage. View this image › Justine Zwiebel / BuzzFeed Two weeks ago, marching through the streets with a thousand other people, our open hands raised to the nighttime skyscrapers, I thought of Oscar Wao. Across the country, […]

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‘Another racist plot’? Mizzou SJWs cancel protest because ‘inclement weather’

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Mizzou Students for Social Justice! Committed to the cause, no matter what! Is that perfect or is that perfect? You’re darn right! We sincerely hope so. It’s inevitable, really. But also totally understandable. After all: Hee! Good point. A word of advice to all the “concerned students” out there: Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/11/11/another-racist-plot-mizzou-sjws-cancel-protest-because-inclement-weather/

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So much for security; Protesters rappel into stadium

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Rappelling into a crowded Panthers’ Stadium to unfurl a protest banner seems like an amazing way to drawattention toyour cause, until you realize that practically no one there’s going to notice a banner the size of a large beach towel while there’s a game going on. Deadspin was kind enough (to the protesters) to post […]

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FIFA Ethics Investigator Michael Garcia Resigns In Protest

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U.S. lawyer Michael Garcia spent two years investigating corruption in soccer’s world governing body, only to complain that FIFA’s summary of his ultimate findings was “incomplete and erroneous.” 1. The former U.S. federal prosecutor hired by FIFA to investigate corruption in soccer’s world governing body has resigned in protest over what he says was an […]

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Reports: Protesters in Thailand break into Royal Army HQ [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/rspaull/status/406293537227960320 http://twitter.com/#!/W7VOA/status/406296392311648256 U.N. personnel, Voice of America correspondents, and Thai activists and witnesses on the ground tweet that “anti-government” protesters have reportedly broken into the Royal Army Headquarters in Bangkok. http://twitter.com/#!/katehodal/status/406298313491611649 http://twitter.com/#!/SonOfSG/status/406283718613929985 The Thai Prime Minister faces a no-confidence vote. Unrest has gripped the country for the past week. http://twitter.com/#!/RichardBarrow/status/405972349356220416 http://twitter.com/#!/YahooSG/status/405267467922313216 Demonstrators have already forced […]

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Chicago activist wants attention paid to police, not Paris

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While “solidarity” marchers took to the streets of New York City Wednesday night to protest police shootingsin Chicago and Minneapolis, activists in Chicago held their own protests tonight following the release of dash-cam footage of teenagerLaquan McDonald being shot 16 times by a police officer. Tony Briscoe, a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, took note […]

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