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Democracy Now! – June 19, 2012

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Ramarley Graham, Unarmed Black Teen Slain by NYPD, Remembered at Weekly Vigils Outside Bronx Home; Ramarley Graham’s Mother Speaks Out: NYPD Cop Who Killed My Son Should Be Charged with Murder; From Youth to Elderly, NYPD’s “Stop-and-Frisk” Targets People of Color Across Multiple Generations; Dick Gregory, Legendary Comedian and Activist, Condemns Routine Targeting of Black Youth by NYPD; “They’re Invading Me”: Vietnam Veteran John Covington on Being Targeted by Police Stop-and-Frisks; Actor J.D. Williams of HBO’s “The Wire”: Fear of Police Harassment “Second Nature” for Black Youths; Stop “Stop-and-Frisk”: Bronx Great-Grandmother Joyce Williams, Organizer Thenjiwe McHarris Speak Out.

June 19, 2012

    Dozens Killed, Wounded in Syria Violence as U.N. Warns of Trapped Civilians
    Top U.N. Human Rights Official Warns of Syrian War Crimes
    Calderon Praises Obama for Deportation Shift
    G20 Protests Continue as Activists Challenge Fossil Fuel Subsidies
    Muslim Brotherhood Calls for New Protests Against Egypt’s Military Council
    Jailed Israeli Soldier Launches Hunger Strike in Solidarity With Palestinian Detainees
    Greek Parties on Verge of Coalition Deal
    15 Killed in Iraq Bombing
    Obama Nominee for Iraq Withdraws Bid
    Supreme Court Rules U.S. Must Reimburse Tribes for Federal Programs
    Probe: San Onofre Nuke Plant Hampered by Design Flaws
    Judge Dismisses $40M Suit in Fatal Beating of Ecuadorian Immigrant
    AWOL Soldier Emerges 28 Years After Deserting
    8 OWS Protesters Found Guilty in Trinity Case
    Obama, Putin Discuss Syria at G20
    Palestinian Soccer Player Ends 3-Month Hunger Strike
    Romney Assessing VP Candidates on 6-State Tour