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School district bans conversation about Ferguson

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:01 am August 27, 2014 The unrest in Ferguson has prompted a neighboring school to ban conversation on the events happening in the small St. Louis suburb. Edwardsville Superintendent Ed Hightower said the school banned talks about Ferguson and Michael Brown due to safety concerns. 

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Bus driver fired for leading students in prayer

A Minnesota school bus driver has been fired after leading kids in prayers while driving. George Nathaniel, 49, had already been warned of his praying. He was also reassigned for practicing what he calls “freedom of speech.”

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Police and the NATO Protests

By Asha 12:00 pm May 25, 2012 On Sunday morning, in 90 degree weather, Grant Park was filled with artists, students, workers, and educators, all antiwar activists, gathered for the main protest against the NATO summit in Chicago. It was the largest demonstration, following three days of anti-NATO actions Buses brought protesters from surrounding states, […]

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The Right of the People to Peaceably Assemble

By Asha 4:12 pm May 24, 2012 Right hands on holsters at thickish cop hips. Left ones raising splinters with palm sweat on their wooden beating poles. Shaking in their bullet proof spacesuits, bitter and shaking in their “I-think-they’ll-b-safe” suits, they are over armed, ready for attack against the mob equipped with a radical thirst.

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