Michigan State Rep. Jewell Jones and his attorney, Byron Nolan, gained a small victory today, Nov. 4, when the judge assigned to Jones' case ordered an evidentiary hearing. This came after Nolan argued the Representative should never have been arrested on April 6 in the first place.
The aftermath has sent shockwaves across the world and the United States has experienced a historic civil uprising, with a degree of unrest that has not been observed for decades. Varying communities have joined together to support the Black Lives Matter movement.
Proposal for a 2020 U.S. Constitutional 13th Amendment: Defund the Police and Abolish Private Prisons
The fact is that police brutality, and police killings are not just common results of the Police State, they are inherent functions of a status quo which serves and protects one group at the expense of countless others.
How many times have you seen the video of Eric Garner’s death? With how much precision or accuracy can you describe the moment in which NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo placed Garner in a lethal chokehold? Do you know how many times Garner uttered, with less and less breath each time, “I can’t breath?...