Dear MoveOn member,
This moment—sparked by the failure of grand juries in St. Louis and Staten Island to indict the police officers responsible or the deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner—is literally history in the making.
Hundreds of thousands of people across the country are taking action at all levels—filling the streets with songs, chants, and solidarity; staging powerful “die-ins” and walkouts; and adding their names to calls for justice.
The momentum can’t stop now.
While local communities continue to push for larger reforms to our criminal justice system—a system that puts communities of color at far greater risk of harassment and life-altering confrontations—MoveOn members are joining that call and demanding justice for Eric Garner and Mike Brown.
President Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder have the power to launch a federal investigation and prosecute Officer Darren Wilson and Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
It will take all…
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