Special Comment: Keith calls out Jean Quan, mayor of Oakland, for her use of 500 police officers in a pre-dawn raid Tuesday morning, followed by more tear-gas bombs, rubber bullets and bean-bag rounds on Tuesday night. Quan, herself once a victim of the Oakland police’s bullying, now “is the bully,” Keith says. He calls on Quan to dismiss acting Police Chief Howard Jordan and allow protesters to return to their location, “or, having betrayed everything she’d supported and all those who have supported her, she must resign.”
Saturday, 23 August 2014 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
Brutal racism divorced people of color from the land their ancestors lived on for ages.
We must refuse the deceiving narratives that incite fear of deviant bodies who speak out against the killing of Black communities.