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Oakland Town Hall Meeting on Police Killings (1 of 2)
by Ed Rippy
Saturday Dec 27th, 2014 8:29 AM
OAKLAND, CA 12/17/14 -- Hundreds of people showed up at a town hall meeting on police violence held by Black Elected Officials and Faith Leaders at Bebe Memorial Church. They voiced their pain and anger as well as ideas on how to stop the police killings. Eight federal, state, and local officials were there, and Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson (District 5) emcee'd. He promised that suggestions from the forum would be compiled and available on the Web. (The sound is really bad, sorry.) Video highlights (14:33)
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Oakland Town Hall Meeting on Police Killings (1 of 2)
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by Ed Rippy Saturday Dec 27th, 2014 9:30 AM
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OAKLAND, CA 12/17/14 -- Hundreds of people showed up at a town hall meeting on police violence held by Black Elected Officials and Faith Leaders at Bebe Memorial Church. They voiced their pain and anger as well as ideas on how to stop the police killings. Eight federal, state, and local officials were there, and Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson (District 5) emcee'd. He promised that suggestions from the forum would be compiled and available on the Web. (The sound is really bad, sorry.) Complete audio (1:34:34)

Websites: BEO/FL :
Supervisor Carson: https://www.facebook.com/keithcarsondotorg, http://keithcarson.org.

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by Ed Rippy
Tuesday Dec 30th, 2014 4:46 PM
BEO/FL has posted a rough transcript @ the above URL titled '[ DRAFT NOTES ] Dec. 17th'
Also, the audio I posted earlier is *not* actually complete, the last half-hour or so is missing because my battery died.
by Ed Rippy
Thursday Jan 8th, 2015 8:29 PM
Rep. Barbara Lee asked for support on three bills:
HR2851: End Racial Profiling Act of 2013 (https://www.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/2851)
HR5830: : Grand Jury Reform Act of 2014 (https://www.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/5830)
HR5831: : Police Accountability Act of 2014 (https://www.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/5831)
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