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General News    H3'ed 9/4/17

Teacher Savagely Beaten in Charlottesville, Where are the Arrests?

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Deandre Harris, a hip-hop artist and assistant special education teacher, was savagely beaten by a group of white supremacists in Charlottesville on Aug 12, just a few feet from the police station. There have only been two arrests so far. Alex Michael Ramos, 33, has been charged with malicious wounding for his attack on Harris during the Unite the Right rally. Earlier this week, Ohio police also charged 18-year-old white supremacist Daniel Borden in connection to the attack. The police have faced criticism for failing to quickly investigate and arrest Harris’s attackers. Photos and video showed at least six white supremacists punching, kicking and beating Harris with large metal poles.  Zach Roberts.  captured photos & video of the attack which were used to help identify the assailants. Democracy Now interviews:

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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