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BY staff | New York, NY | 10/21/18
Organizers from across the five boroughs joined together for a press conference, Oct. 19, decrying the recent assaults by Proud Boys and 211 Bootboys on community members.
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BY Christina Kittle | Jacksonville, FL | 10/21/18
The United States has a notorious history with the national oppression of Black people. In the South, remnants of slave society exist as a constant reminder of this - Confederate street names, school names and monuments are physical reminders one encounters daily - but we see it also manifest in the social structure of the Black Belt South – the historically constituted nation of Black people in the United States.
BY Loretta VanPelt | Minneapolis, MN | 10/06/18
More than 20 people gathered in a light rain at the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Lake Street in Minneapolis to celebrate the verdict in the Laquan McDonald case, October 5.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/05/18
About 1000 people are marching in downtown Chicago, late this afternoon, Oct. 5, in the wake of the Van Dyke verdict.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/05/18
Erica Nanton calls for a Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC), to establish community control over the police, as hundreds of people gather at City Hall here, Oct. 5 in the wake of the Van Dyke verdict. Jason Van Dyke, a white cop who shot Laquan McDonald, an African American youth, 16 times in October 2014, was found guilty of second-degree murder.
BY Mark Napieralski | Arlington, TX | 10/03/18
University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has a bust, and the University Center named, in honor of one of its first Presidents – Ernest H. Hereford.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/27/18
Frank Chapman is Field Organizer for the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, a leading organization in the fight against police crimes in Chicago.
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 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.
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