Miami Cop Shoots and Kills Homeless Man in a Park in Front of Dozens of Kids- reminder

A Miami police officer shot and killed a homeless African-American man in front of up to 60 witnesses including children attending summer camp. Police officials said the violent suspect refused to drop a metal pipe he was holding. Miami Police Chief Rodolfo Llanes said officers were responding to a report of a violent dispute on Thursday morning. He said several dozen people were in Gibson Park, many of them children, who may have witnessed the events that unfolded. “I understand the anxiety that’s been created across the country from police-citizen interactions, but I would ask that everyone, wait for the facts of the case and not make up your own story,” Llanes told reporters. “We will know what the facts of the case are.” The chief added that the officer involved in the shooting, who is a 20-year veteran of the department, will be reassigned to administrative duties pending the…

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Make Captain America proud, tweet #TBT for health care

#TBT to help folks #GetCovered

Here’s one example to get you started on the Throwback Thursday fun:

— I thought I had super powers. Then I grew up and knew I wasn’t invincible. #GetCovered: #TBT [Tweet this]

Every tweet is a reminder of how important this is, and how little time is left to get covered.

So go celebrate Throwback Thursday this week by spreading the message about getting covered — tweet with #GetCovered and #TBT today:



Caleb Gardner
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Organizing for Action