Thursday, June 19, 2008

Rebel Diaz Assaulted by NYPD

Anyone who's seen Rebel Diaz perform on stage or in the community know that they're easily one of the most powerful forces in hip-hop right now.

And maybe the cops know that too.

This week two of the groups members were assaulted and arrested after coming to the aide of a street vendor who cops were interrogating. The following video is everything you might expect from a situation like this -- powerful, disturbing, angering and -- at times -- awe inspiring. Young folks in the Bronx are mobilizing against police brutality and it's a beautiful thing.

Click here for full article.

Take Action:
You can also call the 41st precinct 718-542-4771 or arresting Officer MacHugo at 718-542-8745 to demand that the charges be dropped.

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