According to USA Today, people with mental illness are 16 times
more likely to be killed by police. According to statistics
compiled by The Washington Post since Jan 2015, 744 of the
3011 *reported* victims of police killings showed signs of mental
The Greater Kansas City IWW tabled at two separate events on the first anniversary of J20.
The first event was the first installment in a series of talks about racism in America, hosted by the Reale Justice Network. This event focused on the city council’s vote to privatize the streets and sidewalks in the Westport area — a backwards attempt at gun control — and how that relates to the Sun Fresh grocery store boycott which was triggered by occurrences of violence and intimidation against black people perpetrated by police and private security forces at the store.…