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“Get the facts...”

Mapping Police Violence:

On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown Jr. was murdered by Officer Darren Wilson, sparking nationwide protests against police killings of black people. This map, a project of WeTheProtesters.org, bears witness to the black men and women who have been killed at the hands of law enforcement in 2014. And while a focus on police killings cannot capture the full scale of the violence our communities face at the hands of police, we hope this data helps communities better understand the problem and begin to make progress towards addressing it.

“At least 304 black people were killed by police in the United States in 2014.”

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people in power
have no need for umbrellas
they avoid the rain

people in power
hold on to all they’ve gathered
to avoid the pain

people in power
never stop to read the signs
their fortunes crumbling

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