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February 12
On my way to work, I drive past a statue and memorial park  dedicated to Sojourner Truth  in Port Ewan, Esopus, New York. It depicts young Isabella Baumfree, who was enslaved in that village. When ...
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ACLU report on militarization of police.

The Excessive Militarization of American Policing
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SURJ OKC is cosponsoring this event. Join us! https://www.facebook.com/events/1867426056819184/

NOV12
Sat 12:00 PM CSTBicentennial ParkOklahoma City, OK
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I don't know what I was expecting to see when I watched the dashcam video of Tulsa police officers killing Terence Crutcher on September 16th. I guess I expected to see something a little more suspenseful instead of just a mundane segment of footage of...
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"Despite President Obama's much-touted 2015 executive order, an In These Times investigation reveals evidence that police departments are still receiving as much military hardware from the Pentagon as ever."

Despite the President's executive order, police are receiving as much hardware from the Pentagon as ever.
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Police killings in #OK since Ferguson. https://t.co/nGowJjIYaV

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A Statement from Rep. George Young about the Membership
Of Governor’s Oklahoma Justice Reform Task Force

OKLAHOMA CITY (1 September 2016) – “I am disappointed in our Governor’s inability to find and appoint someone of color to her Justice Reform Task Force. This is important to the welfare of our state and our citizens.
“Once again citizens of color are reminded of the statistics concerning our incarceration rates, but are denied a seat at the table, w...hich could help in understanding and providing leadership in improving our criminal justice system.
“Thank you, Governor, for appointing 17 qualified individuals without finding one of color.”

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Inspiring ally-ship!

Recently, a large group of white student protesters stepped to the front of a rally and formed a human shield to protect black protesters from the police. The rally took place in South Africa, where police officers had previously used brutal force against the predominantly black demonstrators who tu...
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Every thinking American knows that Donald Trump has ripped the scab off a very infected wound. We all know that America still suffers from the infection that is racism. But most people figured ...
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AUG12
Fri 6:45 PM CDTEast 6th Street Christian ChurchOklahoma City, OK
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We are now listed on the SURJ affiliated groups page (though we don't have a star on the map yet).

SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accoun
showingupforracialjustice.org
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By Shaun King for NY Daily News - Today is Part 2 in a five-week, 25-part series exploring solutions for police brutality in America. Part 1 can be found here. The problem of police brutality is ac...
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The Movement for Black Lives released a new policy platform today ...includes 39 policy demands that reflect the Movement for Black Lives' commitment to addressing state violence in all its forms -- from failing schools that criminalize our children to the poisoning of our water.

A Vision For Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom, & Justice
policy.m4bl.org

Track cases of POC killed by police in Oklahoma.

EBWiki is a new web application working to harness the power of community to end bias in law enforcement that has led to disparate treatment of people of color with tragic results.
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For the first time, research reveals how harmful repeated racial discrimination can be on mental and physical health. The study looked at the accumulation of experiences of racial attacks over time including being shouted at, being physically attacked, avoiding a place, or feeling unsafe because of…
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