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That’s Not Love, courage or justice…

“The evidence will show in this case that this did not happen as the deputies described it,” said Cameron Sehat, attorney for Parker’s family. “Dante was not resisting and was not combative. The evidence will further show that the amount of force, specifically the application of the Taser, in the manner in which Dante was restrained was unnecessary, unreasonable and excessive.”

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Courage

“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.”
― Thomas Merton

January 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

Dreams, dreamers and dreaming

“Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.”
― Langston Hughes

January 24, 2015 · 21 Comments

Many Errors by Cleveland Police, Then a Fatal One

“…Within two seconds of the car’s arrival, Officer Loehmann shot Tamir in the abdomen from point-blank range, raising doubts that he could have warned the boy three times to raise his hands, as the police later claimed.”

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The January 2015 Portland Alliance

The Portland Alliance
Speaking Truth to Power
Vol. XXXV, Number 1
January 2015 or http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/2015/January

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Love

“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. ”
―Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 16, 2015 · 8 Comments