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Marlene Pinnock survived a very brutal and public beating from California Highway Patrol Officer Daniel Andrew that was caught on cell phone video July 1, 2014 and went viral.

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from Blue Scholar Blog

Rampant Police Misconduct

Chicago Judge Richard Posner argues that taping cops brutalizing citizens prevents the officers from "doing their job" and invades their privacy. Description from men4sale.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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With the weight of the world's conscience behind outrage over the death and non-conviction, now you begin to see why there is a problem. If there is no fear of public perception, if there is no fear of repercussion in the brightest of media spotlight--what chance do individuals on dark streets have of being safe? Of having justice?

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from Gawker

Killer Cop Who Choked Eric Garner Walks Free

If you have never seen the video of Eric Garner death for breaking up a fight, you should check it out. It will change your outlook on police brutality. http://dusteycopey.blogspot.com/

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'Just like Trayvon Martin, race mattered for Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant, Sean Bell, Emmett Till, and [thousands] more we will never know the name of who died because of their skin color." ~ Angela Davis [click on this image to find a short video and analysis of racism in the criminal justice system] Source: Operation Ghetto Storm (http://mxgm.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Operation-Ghetto-Storm.pdf)

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Police brutality has been around for decades. The advancement of technology that has made the world so much smaller in a sense is just making it easier to shine a light on such an important subject. It also gives power to the people. You don't have to just stand their if you are around in a case of police injustice. You now have a voice. It is legal to video tape police in 47 states.

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Two Journalists (Washington Post, Huffington Post) were arrested for filming in an American suburb - and phones were confiscated from citizens and not returned - for covering a Constitutionally protected protest.

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