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James Mattis Denounces President Trump, Describes Him as a Threat to the Constitution

James Mattis Denounces President Trump, Describes Him as a Threat to the Constitution In an extraordinary condemnation, the former defense secretary backs protesters and says the president is trying to turn Americans against one other. Jeffrey Goldberg Source: The Atlantic … Continue reading

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Silence Is NOT An Option: Statement by Ben & Jerry’s About the George Floyd Murder by Police In Minneapolis: “All Of Us Are Outraged”

Source: Ben & Jerry´s All of us at Ben & Jerry’s are outraged about the murder of another Black person by Minneapolis police officers last week and the continued violent response by police against protestors. We have to speak out. … Continue reading

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TESOL Statement on Racial Injustice and Inequality

Source: TESOL by David Cutler | 06/01/2020 Over the last week, we at TESOL International Association have joined with the rest of the world in our feelings of sadness, disgust, and anger at the senseless killing of George Floyd. With … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Police Use Force Against Black People at 7 Times the Rate of Whites

Source: New York Times By Richard A. Oppel Jr. and Lazaro Gamio June 3, 2020 Video of George Floyd’s last conscious moments on earth horrified the nation, spurring protests that have led to curfews and National Guard interventions in many … Continue reading

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How The Police Killed George Floyd In Police Custody

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Los Angeles Times Reporter Molly Hennessy-Fiske: Minnesota State Patrol fired tear gas at reporters and photographers

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske Source: LA Times May 30, 2020, MINNEAPOLIS —  When Minnesota police advanced on peaceful protesters gathered at an intersection outside the Fifth Precinct late Saturday, I didn’t expect them to fire on reporters. I was wrong. At about 8:30 … Continue reading

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In a sad week for America, Trump has fled from his duty

Source: CNN (CNN) This past week has brought tragedy upon tragedy to our nation: the death toll from Covid-19 passed a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths; the brutal killing of George Floyd ignited mass protests in Minneapolis and beyond, and … Continue reading

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THE FIRE IS UPON US

“A great read.”—Whoopi Goldberg, The View How the clash between the civil rights firebrand and the father of modern conservatism continues to illuminate America’s racial divide On February 18, 1965, an overflowing crowd packed the Cambridge Union in Cambridge, England, … Continue reading

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“I Can’t Breathe”: Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd

8 minutes and 46 seconds. That’s how long Derek Chauvin held his knee on George Floyd’s neck, as alleged by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office criminal complaint against the former Minneapolis police officer. “The defendant had his knee on Mr. … Continue reading

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“Quién Lo Iba a Decir” – La Canción de Patricia Bisbal, Enfermera del Hospital Clínico U. de Chile, En Honor Al Personal de Salud Que Está Luchando Contra la Pandemia COVID-19

En momentos de crisis, la música surge como una luz de esperanza. Nuestro Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile presenta la canción “Quién lo iba a decir”, compuesta por la enfermera de la Unidad de Pacientes Críticos, Patricia Bisbal, quién la … Continue reading

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