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BY staff | Chicago | 9/06/18
300 people came out to rally for justice for Laquan McDonald, Sept. 5, at the courthouse at 26th and California to mark the opening of the first-degree murder trial of police officer Jason Van Dyke.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles | 9/06/18
Los Angeles, CA - On Aug. 29, the strong and inspirational Gloria Arellanes spoke at the Centro CSO yearly Chicano Moratorium commemoration, held at Self Help Graphics. Arellanes, who is a proud Chicana and Tongva, spoke about her invaluable experiences while building the Chicano movement for self-determination and liberation.
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 staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/02/18
The featured speaker at this year’s commemoration of the historic 1970 Chicano Moratorium against the War was United Teachers of LA (UTLA) chapter chair at Marvin Avenue Elementary School and longtime Centro CSO member Lupe Torres.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 8/31/18
It didn’t take long for the Florida gubernatorial campaign to get extremely racist.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 8/31/18
Families, union members, teachers, activists and students filled the house at local Chicano art center, Self Help Graphics, Aug. 29, to commemorate the 48th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium Against the War.
BY Staff | Dallas, TX | 8/29/18
On Aug. 28, a Dallas County jury convicted former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver of murder for the April 29, 2017 shooting death of Jordan Edwards. The jury will reconvene tomorrow to consider sentencing. Oliver faces a punishment of five to 99 years in prison or life. Under Texas law he had the option of having the judge or the jury assess his punishment, and he selected the jury.
BY Regina Joseph | Tallahassee, FL | 8/22/18
On August 20, in Missouri, Tenia Williams, a Black transgender woman, was stabbed and choked by a man she met online. Tenia, who wrote about the attack on social media said, "Before providing my address he was well aware of me being transgender. This man never gave me any inclination that his intentions were to kill."
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/15/18
On Monday, August 13, the #ResignBrannigan campaign organized its 14th protest in Palos Township, marking a milestone in this anti-racist movement led by Arabs and Muslims, as residents protested not only Trustee Sharon Brannigan, but also the Nazi Congressional candidate Arthur Jones and his supporters, forcing them to leave the meeting.
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