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Coverage of Justice for Dante Parker protest

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The Victorville Daily Press covered this Saturday's protest for Justice for Dante Parker. Here is the link:

http://www.hesperiastar.com/article/20140920/NEWS/140929979/10114/LIFESTYLE

Parker family, coalition organize Victorville protest

Group calls for 'accountability,' end to 'police brutality'
BROOKE SELF
STAFF WRITER
Posted Sep. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 am
Updated Sep 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

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Justice for Dante Parker! Rally this Saturday at 3

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As the initiator of the only protest action against the tazing murder of Dante Parker, CopWatch IE was honored to be invited to participate in the upcoming protest action to demand justice for Dante Parker.

The rally will be held this Saturday at 3:PM at the same location, the Victorville substation of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. We encourage all of our supporters and members to attend!

https://www.facebook.com/events/794314343953854/

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Feds shoot and injure Arnulfo Hernandez in botched raid in Victorville

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Victorville does not seem to be able to catch a break when it comes to police state violence. Perhaps that is why the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department was so quick to issue a press release denying any involvement in the affair. Later more details came out about who was involved. Here is a link to the article from the Victor Valley Daily Press:

http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20140826/NEWS/140829848

UPDATE: Shooting mars raid

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Coverage of Dante Parker funeral

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Due to the violent and unjust nature of Dante Parker's death, the funeral was a major community event and occasion to call for justice in the case. Although held in Los Angeles, the Victorville Daily Press covered the event:

http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20140823/NEWS/140829919/12982/NEWS

Hundreds gather to remember Dante Parker

36-year-old was a happy young man, cousin says

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Coverage of CWIE protest for Justice for Dante Parker yesterday

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We had a few mainstream media outlets and one independent media outlet come to the Victorville rally for justice for Dante Parker. The San Bernardino Sun, the Victorville Daily Press (where Mr. Parker was employed), and an AP reporter all came with their photographers. We had about 30 people, total, as people came and went.

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Follow-up on NAACP support for Dante Parker

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Following up on the NAACP's involvement in this case, the San Bernardino chapter of the NAACP is joining the call for justice. Today the SB Sun printed a more lengthy summary of the press conference, as well as including some of the comments from Mr. Parker's widow. Here is the link:

http://www.sbsun.com/government-and-politics/20140819/naacp-calls-for-ac...

NAACP calls for accountability in Dante Parker’s police custody death

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