Protests Are Essential for Democracy

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Alabama City Remembered as Climactic Battle of Civil Rights Movement

 

This country was built upon protests. Those who protest the wrongs this country has done & are doing to improve this country are  TRUE Patriots.

Boston Tea Party Protests… uprisings from the Revolutionary War to the Civil Rights movement helped advance Democracy and fueled progress in the United States.

VIOLENCE and LOOTING defeats the entire purpose of protests and turns the public against the cause and purpose of protests.  Those who engage in illegal activities should be arrested and prosecuted.

 

Why Colin Kaepernick Took a Knee

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has refused to stand for the playing of the national anthem in protest of wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States. It was US Army veteran, Nate Boyer, who suggested to Kaepernick to take a knee as a sign of respect. This is their inspiring story of what can happen when people with different perspectives decide to sit down, have a conversation, and hear each other out.

 

POLICE BRUTALITY AND RACIAL INJUSTICE

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began refusing to stand for the national anthem to protest the wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities. Here’s just a few examples….

 

22 Years of Unarmed Black Men Killed by Police

Here’s How Many People Police Killed In 2015

 

Black Lives Matter: African-Americans killed by police in 2016

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