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The News & Observer
Groove with Inflowential at Saturday music festival in Raleigh“Sheriff,” which lists black people who’ve lost their lives to police brutality
Groove with Inflowential at Saturday music festival in Raleigh
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
“Sheriff,” which lists black people who’ve lost their lives to police brutality. The song may be a bit dated (Sean Bell and Oscar Grant are two of the people who get shout-outs), but it certainly speaks to what’s happening today. “The theme of... Read more
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The Mercury News
BART: Four officers accused of excessive force arrest remain on active dutyOffice of Independent Police Auditor was established by state law in 2010 after
BART: Four officers accused of excessive force arrest remain on active duty
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
Office of Independent Police Auditor was established by state law in 2010 after the fatal shooting of Oakland resident Oscar Grant at Fruitvale station in 2009. The office is tasked with investigating complaints brought to its office that... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Ann Coulter: When do the mothers of ISIS speak out?these four cases was convicted of any offense: involuntary manslaughter for the
Ann Coulter: When do the mothers of ISIS speak out?
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 24 days ago
these four cases was convicted of any offense: involuntary manslaughter for the 2009 shooting by a BART police officer of Oscar Grant — who was in the process of being arrested for an enormous public brawl when he was shot. Contrast his death... Read more
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Raw Story
Weatherman who slandered police violence victims as ‘thugs’ says he had ‘no idea’ comment was racistthe mother of Sandra Bland, who died in police custody after a traffic stop. S
Weatherman who slandered police violence victims as ‘thugs’ says he had ‘no idea’ comment was racist
Raw Story / Posted 25 days ago
the mother of Sandra Bland, who died in police custody after a traffic stop. Speakers also included the mothers of Oscar Grant, Mike Brown and Eric Garner, whose deaths at the hands of police officers helped spark the Black Lives Matter... Read more
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Mashable
Beyond Hillary: 10 powerful speeches by women at the Democratic ConventionGarner), Maria Hamilton (mother of Dontre Hamilton), Annette Nance-Holt (mother
Beyond Hillary: 10 powerful speeches by women at the Democratic Convention
Mashable / Posted 27 days ago
Garner), Maria Hamilton (mother of Dontre Hamilton), Annette Nance-Holt (mother of Blair Holt), Wanda Johnson (mother of Oscar Grant), and Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley (mother of Hadiya Pendleton). Reed-Veal channeled her daughter, saying, "What a... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
How Over 40 Broadway Stars Came Together to Sing "What the World Needs Now Is Love" at the DNCAngela Bassett, survivors of the Orlando nightclub shooting and parents of Tray
How Over 40 Broadway Stars Came Together to Sing "What the World Needs Now Is Love" at the DNC
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 28 days ago
Angela Bassett, survivors of the Orlando nightclub shooting and parents of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, Oscar Grant and more. It spurred a standing ovation from the packed Philadelphia arena, who loudly chanted, “Love trumps... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
How Over 40 Broadway Stars Came Together to Sing "What the World Needs Now Is Love" at the DNCAngela Bassett, survivors of the Orlando nightclub shooting and parents of Tray
How Over 40 Broadway Stars Came Together to Sing "What the World Needs Now Is Love" at the DNC
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 28 days ago
Angela Bassett, survivors of the Orlando nightclub shooting and parents of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, Oscar Grant and more. It spurred a standing ovation from the packed Philadelphia arena, who loudly chanted, “Love trumps... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Clinton, Dems put gun control at center of convention stageCleopatra Pendleton-Cowley, mother of Hadiya Pendleton; Lezley McSpadden, Mothe
Clinton, Dems put gun control at center of convention stage
The Birmingham Times / Posted 28 days ago
Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley, mother of Hadiya Pendleton; Lezley McSpadden, Mother of Mike Brown and Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant; and Lezley McSpadden, Mother of Mike Brown stand on stage prior to delivering remarks on the second day of the... Read more
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Breitbart
Ann Coulter: When Do the Mothers of ISIS Speak?these four cases was convicted of any offense: involuntary manslaughter for the
Ann Coulter: When Do the Mothers of ISIS Speak?
Breitbart / Posted 28 days ago
these four cases was convicted of any offense: involuntary manslaughter for the 2009 shooting by a BART police officer of Oscar Grant — who was in the process of being arrested for an enormous public brawl when he was shot. Contrast his death... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Will mothers' voices echo with voters?Seven sons and daughters (Trayvon Martin, Blair Holt, Jordan Davis, Hadiya Pend
Will mothers' voices echo with voters?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 29 days ago
Seven sons and daughters (Trayvon Martin, Blair Holt, Jordan Davis, Hadiya Pendleton, Dontré Hamilton, Michael Brown and Oscar Grant) died from gunshot wounds by vigilantes, criminals or the police; one (Sandra Bland) died following alleged... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scandal star Tony Goldwyn says Clinton will clamp down on gun crimefrom her eye alongside Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley (left), mother of Hadiya Pend
Scandal star Tony Goldwyn says Clinton will clamp down on gun crime
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
from her eye alongside Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley (left), mother of Hadiya Pendleton, and Wanda Johnson (center), mother of Oscar Grant Many members of the crowd were in tears as the mothers delivered their emotional address, urging the party... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Mothers of the Movement Bring "Black Lives Matter" Discourse to Democratic Conventionparents of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Jordan Davis, Eric Garner, Hadiya Pend
Mothers of the Movement Bring "Black Lives Matter" Discourse to Democratic Convention
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
parents of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Jordan Davis, Eric Garner, Hadiya Pendleton, Dontré Hamilton, Michael Brown and Oscar Grant, appeared onstage to a crowd chanting "Black Lives Matter" after an introduction from Scandal star Tony... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mothers of the Movement 'Hillary not afraid to say Black Lives Matter'from her eye alongside Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley (left), mother of Hadiya Pend
Mothers of the Movement 'Hillary not afraid to say Black Lives Matter'
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
from her eye alongside Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley (left), mother of Hadiya Pendleton, and Wanda Johnson (center), mother of Oscar Grant Many members of the crowd were in tears as the mothers delivered their emotional address, urging the party... Read more
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Salon.com
“I am an unwilling participant in this movement”: Mothers of the movement deliver powerful testimonies at DNCMike Brown The 18-year-old who was killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police offic
“I am an unwilling participant in this movement”: Mothers of the movement deliver powerful testimonies at DNC
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
Mike Brown The 18-year-old who was killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson. Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant Oscar Grant was killed by a BART police officer in 2009. Annette Nance-Holt, mother of Blair Holt The... Read more
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Roll Call
The Victims Behind the 'Mothers of the Movement'to join.” Here is the look at the children whose deaths inspired their mothers
The Victims Behind the 'Mothers of the Movement'
Roll Call / Posted 29 days ago
to join.” Here is the look at the children whose deaths inspired their mothers to turn their grief into political action. Oscar Grant Mother: Wanda Johnson In the early hours of New Year’s Day 2009, Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old grocery store... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
DNC schedule: Former President Bill Clinton, mothers of slain black men to speak on second nightBrown Cleopatra Pendelton- Mother of Hadiya Pendelton Geneva Reed-Veal- Mothe
DNC schedule: Former President Bill Clinton, mothers of slain black men to speak on second night
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 30 days ago
Brown Cleopatra Pendelton- Mother of Hadiya Pendelton Geneva Reed-Veal- Mother of Sandra Bland Wanda Johnson- Mother of Oscar Grant *bolded names provide remarks Performance “Rise Up” Andra Day with the United Percussion and House Band Singer... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Michael Brown’s mother to appear at the Democratic National ConventionBrown Cleopatra Pendelton- Mother of Hadiya Pendelton Geneva Reed-Veal- Mothe
Michael Brown’s mother to appear at the Democratic National Convention
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 30 days ago
Brown Cleopatra Pendelton- Mother of Hadiya Pendelton Geneva Reed-Veal- Mother of Sandra Bland Wanda Johnson- Mother of Oscar Grant *bolded names provide remarks The “Mothers of the Movement” — mothers whose unarmed African-American children... Read more
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Gawker
Celebrities Love the DNC, and the DNC Loves Them Right BackMaria Hamilton (mother of Dontre Hamilton), Lezley McSpadden (mother of Michael
Celebrities Love the DNC, and the DNC Loves Them Right Back
Gawker / Posted 30 days ago
Maria Hamilton (mother of Dontre Hamilton), Lezley McSpadden (mother of Michael Brown), and Wanda Johnson (mother of Oscar Grant)—will take a national stage to talk about police brutality and racism. The platform may be covered in body... Read more
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AdWeek
20 Stars and Influencers Who Radiate Creativity and Get Everyone TalkingThis is just as true of boxing hopeful Adonis Creed and ex-champ Rocky Balboa i
20 Stars and Influencers Who Radiate Creativity and Get Everyone Talking
AdWeek / Posted a month ago
This is just as true of boxing hopeful Adonis Creed and ex-champ Rocky Balboa in last year's Creed as it is for doomed Oscar Grant III before he gets shot by cops on a subway platform in Coogler's Sundance Grand Jury Prizewinning debut,... Read more

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