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Episode 1 of a new weekly show, called, “From Ferguson to Palestine,” which focuses on issues of social justice here in the United States and abroad.
In this episode, the host, Susan Smith, interviews myself on issues of racist state violence, resistance theology, and more…
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Two protesters were arrested during a nonviolent protest, on July 17, 2015. The officers, including several high ranking ones, abused their authority by refusing to provide citizens with their names and badge numbers.
One officer even proclaims, “we’re not required to do that,” in response to my request.
According to http://www.nyc.gov/html/ccrb/html/home/home.shtml
“2. Abuse of Authority: this refers to abuse of police powers to intimidate or mistreat a civilian; for example, an officer’s refusal to provide name and badge number…”