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Oct. 22nd PROTEST to Stop Police Brutality Info/interviews on Setting the Standard kpfa
by payaso
Monday Oct 17th, 2011 11:14 AM
The October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation has been mobilizing every year since 1996 for a National Day of Protest on October 22nd, bringing together those under the gun and those not under the gun as a powerful voice to expose the epidemic of police brutality.
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he U.S., Black, Brown and other poor neighborhoods are treated like occupied territory by increasingly militarized armies of law enforcement. People are harassed, with massive campaigns of “stop and frisk”*, criminalized, brutalized, murdered for their perceived status – socioeconomic, immigration, mental health, and/or racial, gender or sexual identity. Charles Hill killed by Bart police at Civic Center Bart and Kenneth Harding shot down in S.F. Bayview by SFPD over a $2 muni fare! Oscar Grant, Raheim Brown, Brownie Polk, Derrick Jones, Andrew Moppin, Gus Rugley, Fred Cook, Guy Jarreau, Vihn Bui, Jodie Woodfox, – just some of the lives stolen from the Bay Area, while across the country from city after city police murder is at epidemic proportions! *New York police, for example, are on target in 2011 to stop and frisk 700,000 people, 85% Black and Latino.

October 22 -- a day to connect all the pieces of the whole “war on the people” being waged: The total illegitimacy of “stop and frisk”, the outrageous injustice of mass incarceration, the systematic criminalization of a generation, police brutality and murder-- with protest and determined political resistance!

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maybe that is why you are still staff as wellpayasoThursday Oct 20th, 2011 8:37 PM
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