Groups plan three days of NYC protests against officer-involved killings

ruo.jpgA coalition of groups plan to host three days of protests across New York City this week in an effort to call attention to systemic racism, mass incarceration and police brutality.

Organizers of the demonstrations, dubbed #RiseUpOctober, will focus on police-involved killings by staging several acts of civil disobedience on Thursday and Friday as well as by hosting a large march on Saturday with families of people killed by officers. The events come as the nation continues to debate the relationship between police and communities of color and after several high profile police killings were captured on video over the last year.

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Groups plan three days of NYC protests against officer-involved killings

ruo.jpgA coalition of groups plan to host three days of protests across New York City this week in an effort to call attention to systemic racism, mass incarceration and police brutality.

Organizers of the demonstrations, dubbed #RiseUpOctober, will focus on police-involved killings by staging several acts of civil disobedience on Thursday and Friday as well as by hosting a large march on Saturday with families of people killed by officers. The events come as the nation continues to debate the relationship between police and communities of color and after several high profile police killings were captured on video over the last year.

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