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Woke up to the infuriating and heartbreaking news about #PhilandoCastile this morning. Lots of people have posted good content that is worth the time to read. Rather than posting them one at a time, I put together this list. But also, there is lots of great stuff I can’t share in this style because it was recorded live via FB or posted directly to FB and the platform is not set up to allow sharing of these things other than individual posts. Plus this is literally just what was on my tl this morning.
Self care for people of color:
— h/t Francesca http://www.thefader.com/2016/07/06/randi-gloss-black-self-care
News/Responses about #AltonSterling or #PhilandoCastile
— Look up the video by #officernakiajones posted here to FB in response to the LA police who shot Alton Sterling.
— h/t Peter, who posted an image of an excerpt of this article. Note the info about the person who recorded the shooting of Alton Sterling: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/07/06/video-captures-white-baton-rouge-police-officer-fatally-shooting-black-man-sparking-outrage/
— h/t Audra (info about a GoFundMe for a college fund for Alton Sterling’s children) http://jezebel.com/over-7-000-people-have-donated-more-than-200k-to-help-1783252741?utm_campaign=socialflow_jezebel_facebook&utm_source=jezebel_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow-
— New video of Alton Brown shooting (video does not autoplay if you want to read the story) http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/new-alton-sterling-video-shows-didn-pull-gun-police-article-1.2701540
News / Responses about police brutality, racism, or #blacklivesmatter generally:
Things you or your city can do:
— h/t Fiona and Jacque http://www.ravishly.com/2015/04/10/what-you-can-do-right-now-about-police-brutality