Friday, November 20, 2015

Something to Think About . . .

Related Off-site Links:
Jamar Clark: Tension Rises After Killing of Unarmed Minneapolis Man – Elizabeth Chuck (NBC News, November 19, 2015).
"We Do Want Justice," Says Sister of Unarmed Black Man Killed by Minneapolis Police – Matt Pearce (Los Angeles Times, November 18, 2015).
The Hard Truth of the Minneapolis Black Lives Matter Protests: Communities of Color Have No Trust in Their Police Force – Jana Kooren (American Civil Liberties Union, November 19, 2015).
Minneapolis Shooting Officers Identified As Protests RageHuffPost Black Voices (November 18, 2015).
Minneapolis Lacks Political Will to Provide Security for All – Marjaan Sirdar (Twin Cities Daily Planet, November 19, 2015).
Rep. Keith Ellison at 4th Precinct: "It's Our Constitutional Right to Be Here" – Maury Glover (KMSP News, November 19, 2015).
13 Things You See At A Minneapolis Black Lives Matter Protest – Abrara Rageh (BuzzFeed, November 19, 2015).
Police and Protesters Clash in Minneapolis Over Fatal Shooting of Black Man – Mitch Smith (New York Times, November 19, 2015).

Above: Jeremiah Ellison, son of U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, holds his hands in the air as a police officer points a rifle toward him. Ellison was one of a group of protesters who congregated November 18 outside Minneapolis' 4th Precinct police station, near where Jamar Clark was killed by officers on Sunday. Tweeted Rep. Keith Ellison: "Photo is agonizing for me to see. My son is PEACEFULLY protesting w/ hands up; officer is shouldering gun. Why?" For more on this incident, click here. (Photo: Wintana Melekin)

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
In Minneapolis, Rallying in Solidarity with Black Lives in Baltimore
At the Mall of America Today, a Necessary Disruption to "Business as Usual"
Rallying in Solidarity with Eric Garner and Other Victims of Police Brutality
Quote of the Day – June 19, 2015
"Say Her Name" Solidarity Action for Sandra Bland

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