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Sharpton To Lead Campaign Of Civil Disobedience

By David Edwards
Saturday, April 26, 2008 8:54 EDT
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“It did not take fifty bullets to realize no one’s shooting back,” said one citizen during protests following the acquittal of three New York detectives in the shooting death of 24-year-old Sean Bell.

Among those outraged by the verdict is Rev. Al Sharpton, saying on April 25 that he will protest by leading a peaceful, but effective, campaign of civil disobedience against New York City. Sean Hennessey reports.

This video is from CBS2 New York, broadcast April 25, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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