Tag Archives: Civil Rights Movement

Another Occupy Bull Connor Moment–Carmen Pittman tasered

Carmen Pittman, an Occupy Atlanta activist who was part of a group of protesters in front of Eric Holder’s Justice Department, was tasered by Capitol police today. For over a year, she and her family fought an attempt by Chase to foreclose on her grandmother’s house. She’s one of a group of activists who were […]

Obama, Occupy and the work ahead

I’d be less than honest if I didn’t say that the election results were better than I expected. Not that I was rooting for Obama (for the reasons I’ve outlined previously on this blog), but I felt that Romney had betrayed a real contempt for much of America. And this isn’t just about his “47 […]