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Charlotte Uprising and The Fight Against Police Brutality

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The intensity of the protests in the streets of the Queen City is just the most recent example of a restlessness and frustration at the continuing epidemic of police murders, committed disproportionately against African Americans–and at the failure of the system to hold the cops accountable in any way. In Charlotte, as elsewhere, vapid calls for “peace” do nothing to answer the legitimate questions and justifiable anger of communities living under armed occupation.

Join us this Tuesday for a panel discussion about the events in Charlotte and the continuous fight against police brutality. We’ll have some updates from the front lines as well as a discussion on the origins of police and next steps forward to advance the movement seeking to dismantle it.

Resources/Articles to read beforehand:
https://socialistworker.org/2016/09/23/charlotte-erupts-in-protest-after-killing

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/9/26/activism_works_charlotte_police_release_dashboard

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