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Re: City of Palo Alto sued over police-dog bite | News | Palo Alto Online |

From: domainremoved <Palo>
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:25:45 -0600

Aram,

Thanks for sharing...We need to see how due process plays out in court. Having said this, what is equally disturbing is the fact, paloaltoonline.com closed further comments to this story coming from minority East Palo Alto.

“Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.”

In a rare exchange with its CEO Bill Johnson, he attempts to explain or rationalize what I perceive as a racist motive for doing so.

Censorship and paloaltoomline.com

https://www.facebook.com/PAFreePress/posts/1689913184366253

However, the readers will need to reach their own conclusion. But given the fact, this young man is an African American teenager from East Palo Alto, gives weight to Mr. Johnson’s motives of closing comments through censorship.

In addition, the Palo Alto Police department has a very, very long sustainable record of racist treatment, of not only those of the African America community of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, but Mexicanos and Latino’s of Redwood City and perhaps beyond. That fact, is indisputable.

Mark Petersen-Perez
Editor: Palo Alto Free Press
Twitter: _at_(domainremoved)
Ticuantepe, Nicaragua Central America




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> On Nov 23, 2017, at 12:56 PM, Aram James <abjpd1_at_(domainremoved)
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> FYI: follow up on the NPR story I sent out yesterday. Thanks to the Palo Alto Free Press for bringing this piece to my attention.
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> https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/05/10/palo-alto-police-sued-over-police-dog-bite
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> Sent from my iPhone
Received on Thu Nov 23 2017 - 12:30:22 PST

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