Racism and oppression in Trump’s USA

This 28 June 2020 video says about itselF:

The Racist Origins of the U.S. Police Force

From slave patrols, to enabling the lynchings of African Americans, to chokeholds: We explain how policing today is rooted in a history that comes out of slavery in the United States.

We speak to Dr. Keisha Blain, a historian specializing in African American history at the University of Pittsburgh, who outlines how U.S. policing has roots in a violent past.

And we take a look at why there are growing calls to defund, or even abolish the police.

Spokane Protester: I Was Abducted By Unidentified Officers, Put In Unmarked Van. A co-chair of the Spokane, Washington, chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America says unidentified law enforcement agents arrested him while he was walking to a Black Lives Matter protest last weekend, put him in an unmarked van and detained him for more than a day as federal agents attempted to interview him.

DSA member in Spokane, Washington detained by unidentified officers before police violence protest. By Kayla Costa, 7 September 2020. Jeremy Logan was snatched by five plainclothes police officers, and held in jail for over a day, where federal agents attempted to interrogate him, before being released.

In the face of increasing government, fascist attacks. Protests against police violence continue across the US. By Jacob Crosse, 7 September 2020. Despite daily assaults by police, federal agents and right-wing vigilantes, protests against police murder have continued across the US, in some cities topping 100 days.

GOP Candidate Who Touts QAnon Posts Photo Seemingly Threatening Democrats With Rifle. Republican House candidate and QAnon follower Marjorie Taylor Greene posted a photo of herself holding a rifle next to images of Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.).

Top Cop Ousted After Charging Civil Rights Leaders In Confederate Monument Case. The city manager of Portsmouth, Virginia, ousted the city’s police chief on Friday, weeks after the chief announced highly unusual felony charges against a sitting state senator, local civil rights leaders and city public defenders in connection with the destruction of a Confederate monument.

Lara Trump Campaigns With One Of America’s Most Vile Anti-Muslim Extremists [HuffPost]

Trump and dictatorship: here.

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