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    The 43 Missing in Mexico – Thoughts From a ‘Normalista’

    Dec 15, 2014

    Andres Reyes

    Protests about the 43 missing students of Ayotinapa have been rocking Mexico for weeks. The young men disappeared while studying to be teachers at a “normalista” school, one of the many politically active education schools for indigenous Mexicans. Below, Carolina Arceo, a Planada resident and normalista, discusses her story and the protests.
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    The 43 Missing in Mexico – Thoughts From a ‘Normalista’

    Dec 15, 2014

    Andres Reyes

    Protests about the 43 missing students of Ayotinapa have been rocking Mexico for weeks. The young men disappeared while studying to be teachers at a “normalista” school, one of the many politically active education schools for indigenous Mexicans. Below, Carolina Arceo, a Planada resident and normalista, discusses her story and the protests.
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    Police Chief Magnus: Why I Joined a Protest Against Police Brutality

    Dec 10, 2014

    Malcolm Marshall

    A recent rally against police brutality in Richmond, Calif. featured an unlikely participant: Police Chief Chris Magnus.
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    Police Chief Magnus: Why I Joined a Protest Against Police Brutality

    Dec 10, 2014

    Malcolm Marshall

    A recent rally against police brutality in Richmond, Calif. featured an unlikely participant: Police Chief Chris Magnus.
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    Police Relations -- Not Just a Black, Urban Issue

    Dec 04, 2014

    Various authors

    On Monday, President Obama noted that “simmering distrust” of police is present across the nation. Yet the discussion of police on social media is often reduced to a black and white, and decidedly urban issue. New America Media asked youth reporters in rural, and predominantly Latino, areas of Calif. to survey their communities about law enforce...
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    Police Relations -- Not Just a Black, Urban Issue

    Dec 04, 2014

    Various authors

    On Monday, President Obama noted that “simmering distrust” of police is present across the nation. Yet the discussion of police on social media is often reduced to a black and white, and decidedly urban issue. New America Media asked youth reporters in rural, and predominantly Latino, areas of Calif. to survey their communities about law enforce...
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    Ayotzinapa, Mexico’s Ferguson

    Dec 03, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    As thousands take to the streets in cities nationwide to express outrage over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, another protest movement is sweeping through Mexican American and immigrant communities.
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    Ayotzinapa, Mexico’s Ferguson

    Dec 03, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    As thousands take to the streets in cities nationwide to express outrage over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, another protest movement is sweeping through Mexican American and immigrant communities.
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