Thursday July 19, 2018
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BY Staff | Chicago, Il | 7/18/18
Over 500 people rallied and marched for a third night in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood, July 16, where Harith “Snoop” Augustus was murdered by a Chicago police officer on Saturday evening.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 7/16/18
On July 13, around 45 people, including family members of Harold Kraai along with the Jacksonville Community Action Committee, Jacksonville Progressive Coalition and other community members gathered for vigil in the San Mateo area of Jacksonville to protest against this police killing of an innocent civilian. Harolf Kraai was a 52-year-old mentally ill man who was gunned down by Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer (JSO) cop Richard Futch on the morning of July 7.
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 7/03/18
To my comrades and friends in the Black Liberation movement I say: Yes, it is important to point out the mutual suffering of separation of Central American and Mexican children from their families at the border and Black children daily separated through policies of mass incarceration and police perpetrated genocide; it is important if our point is to demonstrate that no oppressed people should be alone and isolated in the struggle for their humanity.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 7/02/18
As part of a national day of action on June 30 to #KeepFamiliesTogether, thousands of people poured into the streets of Minneapolis to march against the Trump administration’s attacks on immigrant families.
BY Shaine Carrol-Frey | Denver, CO | 7/02/18
Over 3000 people gathered in Denver’s Civic Center Park, on the morning of June 30, as a part of nationwide demonstrations against the Trump administration’s cruel policy of separating immigrant families at the border.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/30/18
The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar (TCC4J) and other endorsing community organizations will gather at Minneapolis Police Department’s Fourth Precinct, 1925 Plymouth Avenue N, Minneapolis, July 1, at 2 p.m., to demand justice for Thurman Blevins.
BY staff | Venezuela | 6/28/18
Fight Back! is circulating an essay by Elías Jaua, the People's Power Minister for Education of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, on the current crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border caused by the Trump administration's ‘zero-tolerance’ policy towards migrating families. The article was posted in Spanish and translated to English by Fight Back! staff.
BY Elías Jaua | Venezuela | 6/28/18
Fight Back! is circulating an essay by Elías Jaua, the People's Power Minister for Education of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, on the current crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border caused by the Trump administration's ‘zero-tolerance’ policy towards migrating families. The article was posted in Spanish and translated to English by Fight Back! staff.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 6/20/18
In response to the ketamine drugging scandal of the Minneapolis Police Department and Hennepin County Emergency Medical Services, community members gathered at City Hall on June 19.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/19/18
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding the Trump’s Muslim ban in April and is expected to announce its decision before its summer recess in July.
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