Saturday, April 5, 2008

Nonviolent Resistance

May 7, 2008

Taylor Branch is the author, most recently, of “At Canaan’s Edge,” the third volume in his history of the modern civil rights era. This article was adapted from a speech he gave on Monday at the National Cathedral.

The Last Wish of Martin Luther King--By TAYLOR BRANCHRev. Bernice King-Memphis 040408

One Last Time.
The Op-Ed piece by Taylor Branch is placed in the midst of the posted story below on STALLED legislation to fund a special DoJ investigative section on 60's era civil rights MURDERS.

Bell Protest Closes Manhattan & Brooklyn Bridges
May 7, 2008 Brooklyn, NY
Law enforcement sources told that an NYPD task force and precinct officers are prepared to arrest anyone blocking traffic or snarl the evening commute.

Anyone with warrants or past records will go to jail, sources told, while others get a summons for disorderly conduct.

Chopper 4 was overhead as a several protesters were being arrested near the 59th St. bridge around 4:10 p.m.

Sharpton, Nicole Paultre Bell Arrested
Sharpton and Nicole Paultre Bell were both arrested in downtown Brooklyn near the Brooklyn bridge. “Somehow, someone will be held accountable for what happened to Sean,” Paultre Bell said on Tuesday. “No one’s held accountable. Sean died for no reason, and everyone walk away from it fine.”
Sharpton, shooting survivors Trent Benefield and Joseph Guzman and Bell's fiancee, Nicole Paultre bell, lined up and peacefully put their hands behind their backs as police put plastic handcuffs on them. Sharpton and Bell were placed in a police vehicle. Arrests! Nicole,Benefield,Sharpton,Guzman & others.