BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 4/18/17
For many years the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression has campaigned to win freedom for the many victims of torture and other crimes by the Chicago police. This week, State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced that she was dropping the case against two men, Robert Almodovar and William Negron, who had been framed by the notorious gang of Detective Reynoldo Guevara.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 4/16/17
On April 7, 2017 five anti-war activists were brutalized and unjustly arrested in a violent attack by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) during a peaceful demonstration against the war in Syria.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 4/11/17
On Friday, April 7, a Peace for Syria demonstration was brutally disrupted by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) in downtown Jacksonville.
BY Nick Godfrey | Salt Lake City, UT | 4/10/17
Heavy winds blew and rain fell on Utah anti-police-brutality activists, April 8, but they stood defiant, refusing to let weather dilute their message that prosecutors must drop the ridiculous charges against Abdullahi “Abdi” Mohamed, who was shot and paralyzed by Salt Lake City police last year.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 4/07/17
Police launched a vicious attack on a “No war with Syria” rally in Jacksonville’s Hemming Park, this evening, April 7.
BY Rasmea Defense Committee | United States | 4/06/17
The Rasmea Defense Committee is calling on everyone to mobilize for Rasmea’s final court appearance in Detroit on April 25th, and tell us here that you're attending, or if you need a ride or can provide transportation!
Protest at city hall against police brutality turns chaotic after city council ignores grieving family
BY Nikki Luellen | Houston, TX | 4/05/17
About 20 people rallied in front of City Hall, April 4, to demand Justice for Alva Braziel and Vincent “Vido” Young, both of whom were murdered by Houston police.
BY Nikki Luellen | Houston, Texas | 3/28/17
On March 27, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) hosted a discussion at the University of Houston called “The Black Radical Tradition and Palestine” with Dr. Gerald Horne, chair of African-American Studies at the University of Houston (UH).
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/24/17
Two Latin American leftists, Gloría Inés Ramírez and renowned Marxist sociologist Atilio Borrón, were detained by Mexican immigration authorities based on information provided by the U.S. government.
BY Jess Sundin | Saint Paul, MN | 3/23/17
Dozens burst into the city council meeting here on Wednesday afternoon, March 22, to demand answers after the police killing of 29-year-old African American, Cordale Handy.