Wednesday December 11, 2019
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BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 3/24/19
With 58% of the vote, Republican Mayor Lenny Curry outright won re-election as mayor of Jacksonville, Florida on March 19.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | New York City, NY | 3/21/19
Fight Back! News is circulating this statement from the New York City Committee to Stop FBI Repression about the Palestinian liberation fighter Rasmea Odeh.
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 3/17/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Frank Chapman, Field Organizer of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. Rasmea Odeh, an historic figure in the Palestine national movement, is being threatened by German authorities with denial of her right to speak in Germany, as well as attempting to take away her visa.
BY Loretta VanPelt | St. Paul, MN | 3/17/19
On March 15, the mother of Cordale Handy, members of the community and other families who lost loved ones to police violence gathered here to remember Cordale Handy, who was murdered by police on this date in 2017.
BY Chase Gordon | Tampa, FL | 3/06/19
On February 28, the Tampa Bay chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a Black Lives Matter rally at the University of South Florida for the seventh anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 2/28/19
The Grand Rapids Police Department was caught lying and covering up for Captain Curt VanderKooi this week.
BY Satya Stark-Bejnar | Tallahassee, FL | 2/22/19
A ‘done deal’ was undone February 21 after months of sustained resistance spearheaded by members of the Tallahassee Community Action Committee (TCAC).
BY William Blake | Tampa, FL | 2/21/19
In the wake of President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to get increased funding to the border wall, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at the University of South Florida (USF) held a rally to respond to the attacks on immigrants.
BY staff | Portland, OR | 2/16/19
City council members voted to leave the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) on February 13. After months of town halls and rallies organized by councilwoman Jo Ann Hardesty and activist groups in Portland, the amendment passed in a three to two vote. Mayor Ted Wheeler was one of the two voting to remain in the task force.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/21/19
A crowd of 250 people marched in the bitter cold through Washington Park on Chicago’s South Side today, January 21, to continue the fight for Justice for Laquan McDonald.
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