Tuesday November 20, 2018
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BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 11/20/18
On November 19 AXIOS reported that after years of controversy, Airbnb will remove all home-sharing lists - roughly 200 - in illegal Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian land in the West Bank.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 11/19/18
Los Angeles, CA - The civil trial by Jesse Romero's parents against LAPD officer Eden Medina and the City of Los Angeles started at the U.S. Courthouse on November 13. After five days of dramatic testimony and police video recordings, as of mid-day November 19, the jury has reported they are not agreeing yet on a decision. It appears the jury is split and the judge has asked them to continue deliberating.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 11/18/18
Students at a local Jacksonville high school are calling foul on a racist dress code policy implemented by administration last week.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 11/18/18
For the final event in a week marking three years since Jamar Clark was killed by police, the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar (TCC4J) hosted an organizing meeting, November 17, titled, “JusticeThruJamar: Community Control of MPD - Making it Real!”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/14/18
Thomas "Blood" McCreary was in Chicago for an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and agreed to an interview with Fight Back!
BY Staff | Chicago | 11/13/18
Black Community leader Frank Chapman condemned the November 12 killing of an African American security guard, Jemel Roberson, by a white police officer from the Midlothian Police Department in the Chicago suburb of Robbins.
BY Hollie Poupart | Green Bay, WI | 11/07/18
On November 2, local grassroots activist group Black Lives United Green Bay, together with Native Lives Matter from Minneapolis, hosted a vigil for Jonathon Tubby, an indigenous man murdered by Green Bay police.
BY Jessica Schwartz | New York, NY | 11/06/18
On October 27, eleven people were murdered in Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue by a man yelling “All Jews must die,” in the single most deadly attack on American Jews in history.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 11/05/18
On October 26, as the caravan of refugees from Central America traveled through Mexico, they were welcomed with food, festivity, aid, and clothing. As Chicanos, we must do the same when the caravan arrives at U.S. border.
BY Jose Maria Sison | Philippines | 10/28/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Oct. 27 statement from Jose Maria Sison, Chief Political Consultant, National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
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