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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/30/20
Two dozen prominent organizations and individuals have urged Gov. J. B. Pritzker in a letter to use “the powers of [his] office to provide long overdue justice to Gerald Reed.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/16/20
In a statement delivered to Lori Lightfoot. March 13, 31 law professors from the University of Chicago and Northwestern University law schools are calling on the mayor to pass the Civilian Police Accountability Council, or CPAC, ordinance.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/12/20
In true Chicago fashion, Mayor Lori Lightfoot had expected to easily ramrod through a police reform bill this week that would have affirmed her grip on power.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 3/03/20
For nearly three years, activists have been trying to get Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey to open her doors to them.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/28/20
In an attack on the human rights movement to stop police torture in Chicago, a Cook County judge ordered a torture survivor back to prison for life on February 14.
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/27/20
On Friday, February 28, activists will be making noise on Twitter and other social media platforms to demand freedom for Myon Burrell and urging voters to reject Amy Klobuchar, who is responsible for his wrongful conviction.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/26/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar (TCC4J).
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 2/24/20
Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a rally at the University of South Florida calling for justice and all victims of police brutality, highlighting Jamee Johnson, a Black man who was murdered by officers in Jacksonville.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 2/22/20
When Minnesota Governor Tim Walz appeared at the University of Minnesota to reflect on his first year of governing, he was confronted by angry community members demanding that he call for the prosecutions of killer cops across the state.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/22/20
Minnesota progressives are urging voters around the country to reject Democratic Party contender Amy Klobuchar.
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