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Thrust of argument: Ajamu Baraka writes 'In Waller County, Texas, Sandra Bland, a young black woman from Illinois, an activist with Black Lives Matter, who was, according to friends and family, excited about her new job in Texas is stopped for a minor traffic, beaten, jailed and found dead two days later in her cell. Her death labeled a suicide by the Waller County Sheriff Glen Smith'. Direction of resistance / implied resistance: Baraka points out 'This week, under the leadership of black woman activists, much of the resistance movement to the escalating violence of the state will gather in Cleveland to engage in reflection and planning. Sandra Bland will be on the minds of those activists as well as Malissa Williams who found herself at the receiving end of 137 bullets fired by members of the Cleveland police department that ripped apart the bodies of her and her companion Timothy Russell. And the activists will certainly highlight the case of 12 year old Tamir Rice who was shot point blank two seconds after police arrived on the scene where he had been playing with his toy gun in a park near his home.'

 

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Removal of resistance: There is clearly an incompatibility between the nature of the USA as it has come to be created and the nature of a place where people are free and safe. Unification: It is clearly becoming the priority of the engaged parts of US society to pursue the alternative reality the nation now known as 'the USA' could be transformed into with work, time, luck and love.
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