“He’s an athlete. He’s someone with no facts of the case whatsoever,” said Jeff Follman, the president of the Police Patrolman Union in Cleveland.
‘The Alarm Bells are Ringing’: From Athletes To Environmentalists, A Universal Call For Racial Justice
While the protests over deaths of Eric Garner and Mike Brown refuse to stand down, leading environmentalists, labor protesters and others show their solidarity saying: “These issues are not separate.”
With the nation's streets still filled with protesters and a plan for thousands to march on Washington brewing, the call for justice for Mike Brown, Eric Garner, and other black victims of police violence has only grown stronger. In the days and weeks since two grand juries failed to indict the police officers who killed the two men, expressions of