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Join Live Free USA, Google, and Love Not Blood for ‘A Father’s Heart’: Part Two of the ‘Archaeology of Silence’ Speaker Series at De Young Museum in San Francisco

Join LIVE FREE USA and Co-Presenters Google and the Love Not Blood Campaign on Saturday, June 17th at 12:00 p.m. PST for part two of our ongoing “Archaeology of Silence” Speaker series.  Held at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, this second installment, “A Father’s Heart,” will bring together Black men who have lost their children to state violence and [...]

2023-06-09T12:26:15-04:00June 9th, 2023|Events, Gun Violence, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Mothers Who Lost Children to Violence Speak Out: a Panel Discussion with Gwen Carr, Wanda Cooper, and More

Over Mother's Day weekend, we had the opportunity to listen to the voices of women who have experienced the heartbreaking loss of their children due to systemic violence. It was a time to honor and celebrate the lives of their beloved children while also learning about the courageous fight these women are undertaking to seek justice on their behalf. Panelist: Gwen [...]

2023-06-08T18:22:37-04:00June 8th, 2023|Events, Gun Violence, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Register Now! Our Shared Struggled – Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence Speaker Series

Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence Speaker Series Developed in collaboration with Pastor Michael McBride and Sherrie Deans of Live Free USA, the Speaker Series will bring together some of the biggest names in culture, art, sports, and activism. Through panel discussions, performance, and collective healing practices, the six-part series offers a platform to those most affected by state-sanctioned violence and [...]

2023-10-09T14:33:33-04:00April 28th, 2023|Art, Events, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Us Police Killings Reach Record High in 2022: Mapping Police Violence Report

‘It never stops’: killings by US police reach record high in 2022 The Guardian - Sam Levin    Law enforcement killed at least 1,176 people or about 100 people a month last year, making it the deadliest for police violence Police across the country killed an average of more than three people a day, or nearly 100 people every month last [...]

2023-04-18T11:12:50-04:00April 18th, 2023|Gun Violence, Police Brutality, Reports|0 Comments

Najee Brooks – NJ takes over Paterson police after crisis worker’s shooting

NJ takes over Paterson police after crisis worker’s shooting AP News - Mike Catalini March 27, 2023 New Jersey’s attorney general Matt Platkin said Monday that his office has taken control of the police department in the state’s third-largest city, Paterson, less than a month after officers there fatally shot a well-known crisis intervention worker during a tense standoff. His announcement [...]

2023-03-28T17:11:19-04:00March 28th, 2023|Gun Violence, News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

How Kehinde Wiley Is Reshaping the Monumental

Exploring the life and work of artist Kehinde Wiley, this film takes viewers on a journey from Wiley’s upbringing in South Central Los Angeles to his ascent as one of the world’s most iconic visual artists. Featuring interviews with the artist, his twin brother Taiwo Wiley, and his close friend and fellow artist Mickalene Thomas, the film supports the exhibition An [...]

2023-03-21T10:50:27-04:00March 21st, 2023|Events, News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Kehinde Wiley’s New Exhibition Is a Chapel for Mourning

Kehinde Wiley’s New Exhibition Is a Chapel for Mourning New York Times - Dionne Searcey (SUMMARY) March 16, 2023 When Kehinde Wiley’s exhibition, “An Archaeology of Silence,” opens in the United States on March 18, the most important room some viewers might enter is one with no artwork at all. The “respite room” at the de Young Museum in San Francisco [...]

2023-03-17T11:28:03-04:00March 17th, 2023|Events, Gun Violence, News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Live Free OKC: community members and police talk about Tyre Nichols

Live Free OKC: community members and police talk about Tyre Nichols Tyre Nichols videos show what happened in fatal Memphis traffic stop beating Several protestors across the nation are coming together after the Memphis Police Department released bodycam footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols by officers at the department.Community members used this opportunity to express their concerns to local [...]

2023-03-01T11:21:49-05:00March 1st, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

25-year-old Jaylen Lewis dies after shooting involving Capitol Police officers

25-year-old Jaylen Lewis dies after shooting involving Capitol Police officers Publication: WAPT News Author: Ross Adams Date: September 30, 2022 Summary/Takeaway: Capitol Police officers involved in a shooting that killed a 25-year-old man are on administrative leave, according to officials with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. Jackson City Councilman Kenneth Stokes said he wants to ease what he called growing [...]

2023-02-17T10:39:23-05:00February 17th, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Family of double amputee, Anthony Lowe Jr. shot dead by cops seeks justice: ‘He was not a threat’

Family of double amputee, Anthony Lowe Jr. shot dead by cops seeks justice: ‘He was not a threat’ Publication: NY Post Author: Yaron Steinbuch Date: February 2, 2023 Summary/Takeaway: The family of a double amputee shot dead by California cops is seeking answers to why they needed to kill a wheelchair-bound man — while his ex-wife said video of the incident [...]

2023-02-16T11:58:24-05:00February 16th, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments
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