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Ahead Of Vikings Game, Protesters Take A Knee Against Police Violence

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Ahead Of Vikings Game, Protesters Take A Knee Against Police Violence


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Rally against police violence at Vikings game draws boos, raised fingers from fans

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In St. Louis, Protests Over Police Violence Disrupt Economy, and Win Attention

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The Latest: Rights group slams police violence in Catalonia

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If you see an officer harassing a person of color, ‘park your car and film what’s happening,’ advocate tells Utah forum on police violence
The discussion about police brutality usually centers on shootings that are captured on video but violence also occurs in other ways, speakers at a panel discussion in Salt Lake City said Sunday. Carol Surveyor, a Native American who is running as a Democrat in Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, said encounters with law enforcement officers are racially charged, and “we are always told that we are wrong   Read More ...
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Ahead Of Vikings Game, Protesters Take A Knee Against Police Violence
Protesters demonstrating against police violence took a knee Sunday outside U.S. Bank Stadium ahead of the Vikings game against the Baltimore Ravens, Jennifer Mayerle reports (:56). WCCO 4 News Weekends - Oct. 22, 2017.   Read More ...
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Rally against police violence at Vikings game draws boos, raised fingers from fans
The sound of the national anthem ahead of Sunday's Vikings game prompted about 50 people to kneel outside of U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis as they protested police violence, drawing stares and some booing from passing fans. The protesters chanted and waved cardboard signs with messages like "Got privilege?" and "Stop pretending your racism is patriotism." They were flanked by crowds awash in horned helmets and purple jerseys, as lines of Vikings enthusiasts made their way into the stadium   Read More ...
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In St. Louis, Protests Over Police Violence Disrupt Economy, and Win Attention
In the weeks since, a small but spirited group has taken to the streets of St. Louis and surrounding communities almost every night to protest police violence, inspired by the acquittal last month of Jason Stockley, a white former police officer, in the fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, who was black. Although the demonstrations have not drawn the crowds or national media attention of those in nearby Ferguson and other cities, the outrage of Mr   Read More ...
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The Latest: Rights group slams police violence in Catalonia
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's independence bid (all times local): A global human rights organization says Spanish police used excessive force when they faced peaceful protesters earlier this month during a disputed independence referendum in Catalonia. The Oct. 1 vote went ahead despite a ban by Spain's top court. Under the country's Constitution, only central authorities can call votes on sovereignty matters and all eligible voters in Spain, and not only inhabitants of a region, should cast a ballot   Read More ...
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The Latest: Rights group slams police violence in Catalonia
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's independence bid (all times local): A global human rights organization says Spanish police used excessive force when they faced peaceful protesters earlier this month during a disputed independence referendum in Catalonia. The Oct. 1 vote went ahead despite a ban by Spain's top court. Under the country's Constitution, only central authorities can call votes on sovereignty matters and all eligible voters in Spain, and not only inhabitants of a region, should cast a ballot   Read More ...
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Tags: Social Issues |  Violence |  Freedom |  Police Violence | 
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