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If there is one name that has been uttered more often than Freddie Gray's over the past week, it has been that of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. We know that the criminal, heartless Right Wing ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
In a teleconference with supporters last week, North Carolina NAACP president Rev. Dr. William J. Barber (whom our own Denise Oliver Velez has called "a fiery prophet for social justice" ) previewed ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 06:02 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
This just in, via email from Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, President of the NC NAACP: I invite all Moral Monday Arrestees, HKonJ Partners, NC NAACP members, and supporters of the Forward Together ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 12:55 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
This week, we thought we'd use this forum to turn the spotlight on Daily Kos's campaign for the Medicaid Expansion Program: Medicaid expansion is a matter of life and death. We are all aware of ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The Support the Dream Defenders group saw the cruelty of Red State governors and legislatures refusing to expand Medicaid. Thousands of people are needlessly in pain, filing for bankruptcy, and ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
"He may be a very nice man. But I haven't got the time to figure that out. All I know is, he's got a uniform and a gun and I have to relate to him that way. That's the only way to relate to ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 110 Recommends
Note: This is a community diary with contributions from many members of the Support the Dream Defenders group. When using their Capital Punishment systems, Red State governors at a minimum ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
The Support the Dream Defenders group at Daily Kos has an ongoing FOIA Project to put pressure on Red State governors who Refuse to Expand Medicaid. We think that the refusal is blithely ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 107 Recommends
I have read the Department of Justice report on their non-indictment of Darren Wilson, and, quite frankly, I am very disappointed. The report reads as if Bob McCulloch, the St. Louis county ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 252 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 157 Recommends
According to Channel 9 News in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police just arrested Thaddeus Murphy in connection ...
by Shaun King
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 10:09 AM PST with 93 Recommends
About 2 weeks ago, 2 members of Support the Dream Defenders boldly went where no member of STDDs has gone before, to a town called Netroots Radio, and 2 detectives were on them like powdered sugar ...
by 2thanks
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 65 Recommends
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has made a difference in the ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
"For many, the Moral Monday Movement really is an expression of the Spirit’s power at work in our midst, overcoming divisions of color, class, and creed and uniting us as only God could do. ...
by skeyewalker
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 01:09 PM PST with 34 Recommends
Thousands of activists and protestors gathered again this year for the HKonJ Moral March on Raleigh, North Carolina. As usual, it was virtually ignored by the national media, but was covered by ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 05:17 AM PST with 83 Recommends
Unfortunately, some are more equal than others. A black child born in North Carolina today is nearly three times more likely to die in infancy than is a white child. This disparity in infant ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 10:40 AM PST with 24 Recommends
On January 23, 2015, Santa Cruz Indymedia reported that a lawsuit had been filed by the HPLAP (Homeless Persons' Legal Assistance Project) in Santa Cruz, CA, against the local municipality because ...
by elenacarlena
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST with 56 Recommends
Three years ago, February 26, 2012, to be exact, a 17-year-old young man left his home to go pick up snacks for himself and his younger brother. On his way back to his loved ones, he took a ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 83 Recommends
The [Support the Dream Defenders http://www.dailykos.com/user/Support%20The%20Dream%20Defenders] Daily Kos Group has recently initiated an important project to assist those around the country who ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 84 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 115 Recommends
2014's Moral March on Raleigh Saturday morning, February 14th, will witness the 9th annual Moral March on Raleigh and People's Assembly, organized as always by North Carolina's remarkable chapter ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 08:37 AM PST with 21 Recommends
(Seattle MLK Day Marchers - Photo by Mark Taylor-Canfield) On January 19, marchers took to the streets in Seattle to mark the city's 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration. ...
by Mark Taylor Canfield
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2015 at 09:51 PM PST with 10 Recommends