Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Dutch solidarity

Solidarity around the world …… the world is watching!!

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Rene Heusden and his children Sarah and Maya, photo by Arjen van der Horst / NOS

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:

‘These protests will continue for a long time ‘

Today, 19:23

Thousands of Americans have gathered this morning in Washington DC to protest against excessive police violence and mistreatment of black citizens.

It’s not just Americans who stand on the barricades. Dutch people like René Heusden are demonstrating as well. Together with his children Sarah and Maya he went early to the US capital.

For his family, it is important to be there. “I’m married to an African-American woman and I have two African-American children. We are very shocked about what happened at various places throughout the country in recent weeks.”

Heusden sees in his daily life how the police act against his wife and children. “Certainly my wife still avoids certain states. We never travel feeling happily to the south of the United States. If we go to Alabama or Mississippi chances…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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