Wednesday December 11, 2019
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BY staff | Tampa, FL | 9/22/18
Tampa activists protested at a Tampa area funeral home, Sept. 21, the location of the remains of torturer Jon Burge.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/17/18
More than 100 people rallied at South Michigan Avenue and Congress Parkway, Sept. 15, to demand justice for Laquan McDonald.
BY Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee | Minneapolis, MN | 9/09/18
Fight Back News Service is distributing the following Sept. 7 statement that was released by the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC) and the Minnesota Poor People’s Campaign announcing that all charges have been dropped against the 18 activists arrested protesting deportations on May 22.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 9/09/18
A protest shook the East LA Sheriff's Department station, Sept. 8. Lisa Vargas, the mother of Anthony Vargas, who was murdered by LA sheriffs, told the crowd “We’re here today for Anthony but we also know there are others who lose loved ones and don’t come out to speak.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 9/07/18
Downtown Salt Lake City echoed with the chants of more than 50 demonstrators shouting, “Justice for Laquan,” “Community control now,” and “Jail killer cops,” on Sept. 5, the opening day of the trial for the Chicago cop who murdered young Laquan McDonald.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 9/07/18
On Sept. 5, over 50 people in Jacksonville rallied outside of city hall for the National Day of Action against Police Crimes.
BY Sam Martinez | St. Paul, MN | 9/07/18
On Sept. 6, an ad hoc coalition of Black Lives Matter and anti-police crimes organizations held a protest vigil of almost 75 people at the Minnesota governor's mansion to speak out against the death of Hardel Sherrell. On Sept. 2, Hardel Sherrell died of an ‘unknown medical condition’ at the Beltrami County jail, after being held since August 24.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/05/18
A rally coinciding with the opening day of the Chicago murder trial of Jason Van Dyke, the white copy who killed Laquan McDonald, took place in north Minneapolis, Sept 5.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/04/18
A solidarity rally demanding justice for Laquan McDonald has been called for Sept. 5, at 6 p.m. on Broadway and Fremont Avenues in north Minneapolis.
BY Will Blake | Tampa, FL | 9/02/18
Members from Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) from the Universities of South Florida (USF) and North Florida (UNF) held a Black Lives Matter event, Aug. 30, at the campus of USF.
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