Families of People Killed by Police Speak Out at Atlanta Conference

February 9, 2015 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us


Parents of people killed by police played an important role at the Atlanta conference of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network calling for NO BUSINESS AS USUAL April 14 to STOP POLICE MURDER. The following videos capture some of their statements:


Parents of those killed by the police speak out:


Uncle Bobby, uncle of Oscar Grant, killed by the police in Oakland, California, on January 1, 2009.


Kerry Downs and Dionne Smith-Downs, parents of 16-year-old James Rivera Jr. who was shot dozens of times and killed by the Stockton, California, police on July 22, 2010.


Steven Benjamin, brother of 20-year-old Jayvis Benjamin, killed by the police on January 18, 2013 in Avondale, Georgia.



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