Tuesday, August 19, 2014

​Ferguson’s Jim Crow Roots, Gaza Myths & Misconceptions, Losing Teeth for Protesting

Staff Writer, DB Holmes
News / Government

Abby Martin remarks on the growing militarization of America’s local police, highlighting a program known as Urban Shield. Dr. Wilmer Leon, professor of political science at Howard University, talks about the historical context of police brutality against minorities in America. Mnar Muhawesh, editor-in-chief of Mint Press News, discusses the evolving situation in Gaza. Kambale Musavuli, spokesperson for Friends of the Congo, reveals an incident involving several individuals being beaten up by bodyguards for the presidents of the DRC and Gambia during the US Africa summit in Washington.

Source: Breaking the Set