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Berkeley police officers form
a line in front of a Mine- Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehi- cle during
a protest at Martin Luther King Civic Center Park
in Berkeley on Aug. 27.
Police depart- ments across the country have begun to militarize their tactical units.

Police brutality elicits unified community response

By Ryan Geller, Advocate Staff
September 28, 2017
Contra Costa College students chant and hold signs during the “Undivided” rally and march from campus to San Pablo City Hall on Thursday.

Community Unites Under Fear Of Divided Families

By Reggie Santini, Spotlight Editor
November 17, 2016
In a photograph from the film “13th,” a protester holds up a sign stating, “Am I Next?” referring to the possibility of his death at the
hands of police. “13th,” directed by Ava DuVernay, explores the historical oppression of black communities and the mass incarceration
of African-Americans starting from the end of slavery in 1863 to the present day police brutality epidemic.

Film clears fog of ignorance

By Denis Perez, Assistant Photo Editor
October 21, 2016
Unpacking the myth of the ‘good cop’

Unpacking the myth of the ‘good cop’

By Robert Clinton, Opinion Editor
September 28, 2016
Artist Kim Vanderheiden stands with one of her paintings, “Lady Justice,” in the Eddie Rhodes Gallery on March 17. The exhibit “Working from the Torn Things” will be displayed until April 15.

Justice system, inequities highlight gallery exhibit

By Marlene Rivas, Opinion Editor
April 11, 2016
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