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Grieving Mothers Come to Washington DC

Grieving Mothers Come to Washington DC


Hosted by Mothers Against Police Brutality, CODEPINK, National Congress of Black Women and Hands Up DC Coalition, mothers who have lost their children to police brutality traveled to Washington DC from December 9-11 to call for police accountability, policy reform and justice for victims’ families.

CNN Video, December 11, 2014

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Eternal pain forces mothers of slain black men to speak out for policing changes, The Washington Post, December 11, 2014

Race relations arguably worse in ‘Age of Obama’, McClatchy, December 11, 2014

These Moms Lost Kids to Police Brutality — Now They're Fighting Back, Mic, December 11, 2014

More D.C. Ferguson Demonstrations Planned For This Week, DCist, December 11, 2014

50 sheriffs and two U.S. senators speak out against amnesty - loudly, Washington Times, December 11, 2014

DC Vote, Pot Activists Join Police Violence Protesters in Demonstrating, NBC (local), December 11, 2014

Baltimore Mother Meets With President About Police Brutality, CBS (local), December 11, 2014

The Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt – Guest: Wanda Johnson

Of love, loss and search for justice: Mothers recount their son's deaths as protests continue,  KETknbc,December 10, 2014

Mothers recount sons' deaths; protests go on, Click2houston, December 10, 2014

Grieving Mothers Come to Washington, DC to Meet With President and Attorney General Arrest(s) to Occur, TruthOut, December 10, 2014

Baltimore Mother Meets With President About Police Brutality, CBS Baltimore, December 10, 2014

Mothers recount their sons' deaths as protests continue, CNN, December 10, 2014

Mothers of unarmed young black men killed by police rally in D.C., ABC News, December 10, 2014

White House Refuses to Meet with Grieving Black Mothers Whose Son Were Executed by Cops, Black Agenda Report, December 10, 2014

Grieving mothers demand justice, accountability in vigil outside Department of Justice, MyFOXDC, December 10, 2014

Powerful Lobbying Group of Black Mothers Whose Sons Were Killed By Police Rally in DC, Meet with Members of Congress, Atlanta Blackstar, December 10, 2014

Grieving mothers in Washington to fight police shootings, USA Today, December 9, 2014

USA Today — 5 Things to know for Wednesday (Mentions Wanda Johnson), USA Today, December 10, 2014

Mothers of slain children to press feds for police reforms, The Hill, December 5, 2014

Ferguson demonstrations continue to raise awareness in D.C., Georgetown Voice, December 8, 2014