“We do not come to this plaza to mourn where he fell, we come to you, we return to the living. There were others before him remember? Yes, you remember. But then the blood was hidden, it was so far. The South's rain washed it from the Earth, far far away. The People's death was as it has always been, as if no-one had died, nothing. As if they were stones falling to the Earth.
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After the murder of police murders of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in St Paul, activists working for justice for the murder of Henry Green V redoubled their efforts with two events in two days and the promise of many more to come. Both were attended by large crowds. The mood at the first was somber and defiant while the mood at the second was just defiant.
The video rolls into this office faster than it can be processed. American police have celebrated the nation's independence with a wave of public executions bringing the total number of unarmed black men killed to 115 in 2016. That is more than twice the number killed in the Pulse Nightclub massacre carried out by private security contractor and former prison guard Omar Mateen.
Angela Antoine has many things going for her. She has a new husband of two months, Danny Antoine. She has an accounting degree and is working towards her second degree in Political Science. She works with her faith community in Virginia and with local and national legislators to build re-entry programs for former prisoners. She has received awards from the City of Hampton Virginia and by all appearances works tirelessly to help others move forward in a positive direction with their lives.
A rally by a white supremacist group known as the Traditionalist Workers Party for “free expression” in Sacremento turned violent as the group, along with their allies the Golden State Skinheads clashed with counter protestors at the State's Capitol Building and the surrounding grounds. Tear gas, mace, sticks and knives were used in combat by multiple sides in the melee.