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As Tony Robinson Laid to Rest, Calls for Action Grow


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As Tony Robinson Laid to Rest, Calls for Action Grow

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Funeral services for Tony Robinson, the unarmed, biracial 19-year-old shot dead by a white Madison, Wisconsin police officer last week, are being held on Saturday.

Preliminary autopsy results, released Friday, show Robinson was shot in the head, torso, and right arm, according to news reports.


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The whole problem is: Black lives do not matter to so many racists. To many Americans, Blacks, Hispanics, Muslims ect. are second class, American, citizens.


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"And we demand a moratorium on plans to build or renovate jails in the county; that money should instead be invested in black community-led initiatives and infrastructure, through which we can effect real change in the lives of the people in the other Madison."

This is key to changing the direction of society: STOP investing in prisons, and SHIFT that money to community-led investment.

And on the larger scale, STOP investing in war, and SHIFT that money to community-led investment.