Today in America

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The day is July 17, 2014. One week later the Ebola virus will claim its first American life. But today is a warm, summer afternoon in New York City. Today, an African-American father of six named Eric Garner will be murdered by New York Police Department officers. His last words, “I can’t breathe,” will be printed across newspaper headlines, social …

LAPD Union Stands Beside NYPD in Boycott of Quentin Tarantino Films

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The LAPD union has joined the NYPD union in boycotting Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino’s films after remarks he made at a rally on police brutality. Earlier this week Tarantino traveled to New York where he participated in a protest and  gave a brief statement where he referred to some police officers as murderers. Many members of the New York Police Department felt that his …