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004-1.mp4 Interviewee explains that Tao Te Ching says that to preserve life, one must be both calm and courageous.

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Statement on the importance of testifying about oppression as a form of resistance.

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a list of tips for filming protests

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a list of tips for filming protests

My name is Steven Thomas McCarthy III, I was in downtown Cleveland, Ohio on May 30th from about 1PM to about 6PM. I'm not sure what time, but the organized protest itself that I was a part of had moved from its original meeting point in the Free Stamp park to the front steps of the Justice Center. The police had the front steps surrounded, essentially forming a U shape that started on one side of the front doors, down the steps and across the bottom of the steps and then back up the steps on the other side to disallow people to be on the steps or near the doorways. I was standing East of the…

We arrived right around 2pm at the free stamp. There were multiple groups of people with speakers. At one, a man yelled out “all lives matter.” It’s feels tense for a second, people chant “black lives matter” in return and things move along without issue. We check out another hub of speakers that we can’t hear very well and soon the march began. We marched to the main entrance of the justice center and weaved our way to the main organizers, who were conducting speeches. Some people nearby began pounding on the windows of the justice center. The BLM organizers urged them to stop, to not…

Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Police slammed him on ground. Profiled. Disrespect, try to get you really mad. Overcharge people. Police beat people.

Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Police are a gang. Things seen are sad. Killed one of my people 93rd and Lorain. Don't like police, try to ignore them. Police beat people in neighborhood. Police killing us. Don't care about us. Both black and white officers. Some good cops. Even good can be bad... only two good cops actually. Listen to whatever they say, they out here killing people.

R0002.mp3 Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Police lie. Invent crimes. Targeted for color of skin, even with pants pulled up. Can't walk in own neighborhood. Discriminate based on tattoos, color of skin. Make people nervous. All police aren't bad, but you can't trust them. Try to walk in my shoes, see how you feel.

R0001.MP3 Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Description of police harassment and use of force, beginning age 14. Seeing friends harassed. Stopped and frisked.

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Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center inmate gives testimony. Money inappropriately confiscated…

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Opinion piece by Sam Blankenship about the need to act to end bigotry

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The Story of Kiana Nicole

”“No more generations…

rolen-1.mp4 Bernie Rolen interviewed about the murder of her son Dan Ficker by police officers.

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