Wednesday December 12, 2018
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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 Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis | 11/13/18
The week for #JusticeThruJamar kicked off with a news conference on November 12. Dozens of people gathered outside Minneapolis City Hall, in one of the first cold spells of winter, to announce a week of actions centered around the memory of Jamar Clark, who was murdered by Minneapolis police officers on November 15, 2015.
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 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 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.
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