Friday January 18, 2019
| Last update: Thursday at 10:21 PM
BY S. Martinez | Saint Paul, MN | 1/14/19
On the eve of the anniversary of the murder of Marcus Golden by the Saint Paul police department, the Twin Cities Black liberation and anti-police terror movements gathered to hold a memorial vigil at the site where Golden was killed in 2015.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/14/19
Chanting, “Say his name! Christian Escobedo!” and “If we don’t get no justice, then they don’t get no peace! No justice! No peace! No trigger-happy police!” on January 12 over 60 neighbors, family members, friends and allies gathered on Galena Street and Amethyst Street – where Escobedo was shot and killed.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/09/19
18 candidates for city council, plus one candidate for mayor, took part in a press conference today, January 9, at City Hall in Chicago.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 12/22/18
There are 212 candidates for the 50 seats in the February 19, 2019 Chicago city council elections. Of this total, 38 came out to a December 20 forum in support of an elected civilian police accountability council (CPAC).
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BY Jazmine Salas | Chicago, IL | 12/07/18
Closing arguments in the trial related to Laquan McDonald’s murder finished on Thursday, December 6.
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 12/05/18
In the month of November, Minnesota police officers killed three Native American men. Natives Lives Matter called for a candlelight vigil to honor their memories and demand justice here, December 3.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 12/03/18
A room of 150 trade unionists and activists from the Black, Arab, Filipino and Latino communities cheered, chanted and sang at the 27th People’s Thanksgiving in Chicago, December 1. Sponsored by Freedom Road Socialist Organization, raising funds for the newspaper Fight Back!, the theme of the event was, “Ending Rahm’s Racist Agenda, Fighting for the People’s Agenda.” Awards were given to groups that represented important movements challenging the mayor and his buddies in the 1%.
BY Frank Lynch | San Ysidro, CA | 11/26/18
U.S. Border Patrol agents fired tear gas and rubber bullets into Mexico in response to a march organized by refugees, including many women and children, seeking asylum.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 11/26/18
In an outrageous decision, the jury sided with two-time killer and Los Angeles Police Department officer Eden Medina.
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.
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