May 07, 2015

Nonviolence for Whom? | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Ferguson. New York. Baltimore. As cities erupt after decades of oppression and violence at the hands of police, calls for nonviolence can be deafening. “Violence isn’t the answer,” the moralists chide when protesters throw rocks and clash with police. They’re right. But they’re telling the wrong people. On April 12, Baltimore resident Freddie Gray made eye contact with a police officer and ran...

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