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NYPD Humilate and Terrify Teenagers Walking Home From Bus Stop

I wish I had the time to write this one because there are a lot of things I would like to mention. I may do an edit later today but for now I must just do a quick repost from the Huffington Post by COLLEEN LONG… Just as with women’s rights, we need to be devoted and fighting for a better life and future, fighting for our basic rights regarding everything from abortion to enraging police brutality which kills, mangles and damages people daily in America. Racism is very much still alive in America, it just goes by a new name.

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NEW YORK — Devin Almonor, the teenage son of a former police officer, said he was thrown against an unmarked car and temporarily handcuffed walking home from a bus stop. Medical student David Floyd was frisked by officers outside of his apartment as he helped a neighbor locked out of his home.

For both, the experience was humiliating and frightening. They also say it was illegal, because they believe they were stopped because of their race. Both are black.

“I am not a criminal. I did not commit any criminal acts,” said Floyd, who testified along with Almonor at the opening of a federal trial.

Testimony continued Tuesday in the case that challenges the constitutionality of some encounters under the controversial law enforcement tactic of stopping, questioning and frisking New Yorkers on the street.
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Don’t Let Bradley Manning Suffer Alone

Don’t let Bradley Manning suffer any more than he must… Show your support, write him letters, sign petitions, add your photo signature, just as I just did…. Take action, let him know he is a real hero and soldier for TRUTH! That is something to look up to and admire. I know I do. Resources for all the above suggestions have been collected and posted below. Don’t let him suffer alone any more than he already is.

Writing Bradley:

Thank you for supporting Bradley Manning! You can write to Bradley at the following address:

Commander, HHC USAG
Attn: PFC Bradley Manning
239 Sheridan Ave, Bldg 417
JBM-HH, VA 22211

Bradley is currently eligible to receive mail from anyone who wishes to write to him. Bradley does receive a good amount of mail from supporters; however, he usually only replies to family and longtime friends.

There are restrictions on what you can send. The military will reject any mail that violates postal regulations or contains obscenity, blackmail, contraband or threats. Additionally:
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