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Tidbits - September 29, 2016 - Reader Comments: 2016 Elections - Left Underestimate Trump?; Protest Vote - Lesson from the Past; Garrison Keillor; Charlotte; Colin Kaepernick; and more...

Reader Comments: Millennial Sit-in Against GOP Politics of Hate; Call to End Voter Suppression; Does the Left Underestimate the Danger of Trump?; Thinking About a Protest Vote - Lessons from the Past; Garrison Keillor and Trump; Why the Protests in Charlotte; Police Violence and Racism; Prison Strike; Women's Boat to Gaza; Colin Kaepernick; Chelsea Manning; Life After the USSR; Jewish Grandparents Message; Announcements: Standing Rock Call-in; and more....

Friday Nite Videos -- September 23, 2016

Reverend Barber: We Need To See The Video. Jordan Klepper Finds Conspiracy Theories Thrive at a Trump Rally. Senator Elizabeth Warren Questions Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf. The Trump Taj Mahal Is Closing: Did It Make Atlantic City Great? Movie: Command and Control.

Reverend Barber: We Need To See The Video

Reverend Dr. William Barber, President of the North Carolina state chapter of the NAACP, talks about the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott and the unrest that has followed in Charlotte.

Why We Are Protesting in Charlotte

William Barber II New York Times
Charlotte’s protests are not black people versus white people. They are not black people versus the police. The protesters are black, white and brown people, crying out against police brutality and systemic violence.

Charlotte Cops Dig In, Won't Release Video; Opposition to Police Terror Builds; The Shattering of Charlotte's Myth of Racial Harmony

Sarah Lazare; Janet Allon; David A. Graham
Another Black man murdered by police. This time in Charlotte, North Carolina, one of the nation's 20 largest cities, The Queen City has tended to see itself as a beacon of New South moderation, but from slavery to segregation to police violence, it faces the same pressures as many other metropolises. Reporters on the ground say, that skepticism toward the police narrative on all counts is 'definitely in order.'
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