#WhiteCoatsforBlackLives: Medical Students Stage Nationwide Die-Ins

#WhiteCoatsforBlackLives: Medical Students Stage Nationwide Die-Ins

Medical students at universities across the United States held dramatic die-in protests on Wednesday to show their solidarity with a growing protest movement against police brutality and other forms of systematic inequality taking place in low-income areas and communities of color nationwide. Dubbed #whitecoatsforblacklives, the coordinated demonstrations allowed students to add their unique perspective to…

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Ferguson Shows Why Congress Must De-Militarize Police Departments

Sometimes it takes a seminal event to spark change. That might be taking place today in regards to the militarization of the nation’s police departments. The image of police wearing military uniforms, brandishing assault weapons in the streets of a small Midwestern town, firing tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters, and arresting journalists is…