Statement on George Floyd from OC Human Relations

Statement on George Floyd from OC Human Relations

Racism is wrong and those oppressed by it are not responsible for eradicating it.

Police brutality is wrong and those who are brutalized by it are not responsible for eradicating it.

Murder is wrong and the families who have lost loved ones are not responsible for eradicating it.

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Role of extremist groups at California lockdown protests raises alarms

Role of extremist groups at California lockdown protests raises alarms

In California and across the country, lockdown protests have drawn a melting pot of participants, including peaceful activists such as the DeBows and militias such as the Boogaloo Boys, who have credos that call for civil war, said Brian Levin, professor of criminal justice and director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino.

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Statement on Ahmaud Arbery from OC Human Relations

Statement on Ahmaud Arbery from OC Human Relations

There is a history of the lynching of black bodies by white people in the United States of America. There is a history of terrorizing black people with lynching and calling it justice.There is a history of vigilantism that was condoned and ignored by community leaders.There is a history – more than 4,400 lynchings of Black Americans from 1877-1950.
That history has not gone away.

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