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Analyzing Wisconsin police shooting of unarmed Black teen

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3:25pm 3/8/2015 at 3:25pm

Stop me if you’ve heard seen this one before: the now tiresome and wholly predictable cycle of news coverage when a white police officer shoots and kills an unarmed black teenager:

Step 1: Build the false narrative. Mainstream media outlets report that a police officer has shot an unarmed black teenager, and provide...

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Even DOJ Admits: “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” An Utter Lie

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 3:10pm 3/5/2015 at 3:10pm

Perhaps the single most potent piece of political theatre to emerge from the Ferguson MO shooting of Mike Brown by Police Officer Darren Wilson was the meme of “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot.” The “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” meme was based on the false claim by Dorian Johnson that Brown had his hands raised...

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Darren Wilson Cleared by DOJ of Civil Rights Violations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:30pm 3/4/2015 at 3:30pm

The New York Times reports that the Department of Justice has released an extensive report (embedded below) clearing former Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson of civil rights violations in the shooting death of Mike Brown in August 2014.

Wilson’s shooting of Brown led to weeks of often violent protests, including repeated...

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New #Ferguson Video Released: Looters Invade Market Because #Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 23, 2015 at 10:00am 1/23/2015 at 10:00am

A newly released video shows a mob of Ferguson protesters breaking into and looting a small grocery store in the nearby town of Dellwood.

The store has been looted multiple times and in December, the owner said he might close his business.

As you watch...

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Reports say DOJ won’t bring #Ferguson civil rights charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7:00pm 1/21/2015 at 7:00pm

The Department of Justice is preparing to drop the pretense that it has any expectation of bringing Federal civil rights charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, MO police officer who successfully defended himself against Michael Brown after Brown attempted to beat Officer Wilson into submission and seize the officer’s sidearm.

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Anti-Israel activists block San Mateo Bridge (Update: Caused Car Crashes)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 12:01pm 1/20/2015 at 12:01pm
https://twitter.com/SiliconShutdown/status/557500834263478274/photo/1

Don’t say I didn’t warn you about how anti-Israel activists have set on a deliberate course to hijack the Ferguson and #BlackLivesMatters protests to their own anti-Israel agenda:

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Lives at home with parents, blocks traffic

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/01/15/protesters-block-traffic-southeast-express-northbound/G3aLvpDWRixI2I6SVyaErM/story.html
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 7:43pm 1/18/2015 at 7:43pm
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/01/15/protesters-block-traffic-southeast-express-northbound/G3aLvpDWRixI2I6SVyaErM/story.html

Last Thursday protesters exploiting the #BlackLivesMatters movement as an excuse for anarchy blocked traffic on Route 93, a key highway leading into Boston:

Protesters affiliated with the activist group Black Lives Matter carried out their most audacious and disruptive demonstration yet in the Boston area Thursday, blocking the largest highway into the...

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Bridgeton, NJ: Another Alleged “Hands Up” Police Killing of Black Man

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 2:30pm 1/7/2015 at 2:30pm

Two Bridgeton NJ police officers shot and killed 36-year-old Jerame Reid during a traffic stop last night, reports NBC 10 News our of Philadelphia (see embedded video, below).  The officers, Br...

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“Black Lives Matter” curriculum popping up in classrooms

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 5, 2015 at 3:00pm 1/5/2015 at 3:00pm

Teachers in the San Francisco United School District are concerned about race.

In an area where schools are almost 90% non-white, you’d expect that an emphasis on cultural diversity would happen by default, and that teachers wouldn’t need the help of an institutionalized curriculum to get the job done. But in...

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“#Ferguson” Takes Top Spot for Most-Tweeted Story

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/18/ferguson-national-guard-michael-brown-jay-nixon/14219621/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 29, 2014 at 9:42pm 12/29/2014 at 9:42pm
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/18/ferguson-national-guard-michael-brown-jay-nixon/14219621/

Over the past year, we’ve provided extensive coverage of the controversy surrounding the death of Michael Brown, the grand jury’s decision to not indict Darren Wilson, and the ensuing fallout, riots, and protests that wracked cities all across America. What started out as a local controversy turned into a national discussion,...

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Oberlin College refused to dismiss protesting students’ failing grades

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 29, 2014 at 5:30pm 12/29/2014 at 5:30pm

Kids these days.

Students who neglected their studies to protest the Michael Brown grand jury decision were disappointed when their appeal to the administration for special accommodations during finals was rejected.

According to Fox News Cleveland:

Over 1,300 Oberlin students signed a petition for college administrators asking for understanding and “alternative modes of...

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The Anti-Israel, Anti-Police Alliance (#NYPD)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 26, 2014 at 9:59pm 12/26/2014 at 9:59pm

I previously have written about the activities of anti-Israel activists in fomenting confrontation in Ferguson and New York City:

I have a column at The NY...

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City of Bloomington to sue Mall of America protesters (#BlackLivesMatter #ShutItDown)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 4:24pm 12/23/2014 at 4:24pm

Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson is making moves to hold accountable the organizers of this past Saturday’s “Black Lives Matter” protest at the Mall of America.

Officers were present on-site, and once the chanting started,...

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“Pigs in a blanket” chanted in #Ferguson long before #NYPD executions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 6:50pm 12/21/2014 at 6:50pm

On October 25, 2014, I wrote about how anti-Israel activists attempted to co-opt and hijack the Ferguson protests and riots and turn the anger towards Israel, Intifada Missouri – Anti-Israel activists may push Ferguson over the edge.

The activists gathered under the “Palestine2Ferguson” banner and Twitter hashtag.

One of the key anti-Israel activists...

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Harvard Law Review Editor on exam delay request: Our Weakness is Our Strength

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 15, 2014 at 5:43pm 12/15/2014 at 5:43pm

As we reported, a coalition of student groups at Harvard Law School demanded exam delays due to student trauma over the Ferguson and Eric Garner grand jury refusals to indict.

There was withering criticism, including here. HLS refused to budge, but did agree to counseling, meetings, and other steps.

William Desmond, a...

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Real Life: Sharpton Rally Attendees Summon the “Black Jesus”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 12:10pm 12/14/2014 at 12:10pm

Yesterday, as they often do, thousands of protesters descended on Washington, DC to protest police brutality against black men. The rally, led by Al Sharpton and attended by high-profile activists in the black community, focused on promoting a “black agenda,” and railed against the typical enemies of the progressive community: the...

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Berkeley protesters bum rush stage, shut down speech because #Ferguson

http://youtu.be/XO_9kzayO78
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 10:00am 12/14/2014 at 10:00am
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Does it really matter who it was?

Could have been anyone.

It was Peter Thiel, the founder of PayPal. And no, it wasn’t because of the high fees.

Via The Blaze:

Billionaire investor and PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel was forced offstage at the University of California, Berkeley, on Wednesday after Ferguson and Eric...

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