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BY staff | West Valley City, UT | 4/15/18
It was Elijah Smith’s smile that came up again and again, April 14, as roughly 75 protesters gathered to demand justice for the young Black man murdered by
BY staff | West Valley City, UT | 4/10/18
In the third recent act of brutality by the West Valley City Police Department, on April 8, officers killed Elijah James Smith, a young Black man who was fleeing for his life.
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/09/18
On April 5, about 2000 people marched in the streets of Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights in response to the NYPD’s murder of Saheed Vassell.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 4/02/18
Two dozen University of South Florida students, workers and community members came together at the MLK plaza, at USF, March 29, to protest the police killing of Stephon Clark.
BY staff | New York, NY | 3/30/18
Over 1000 people gathered at Columbus Circle in New York City on March 28, to protest the police killing of Stephon Clark.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/28/18
A prominent leader of the movement against police crimes, Frank Chapman, of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, condemned the March 27 decision by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry to not prosecute the Baton Rouge, Louisiana cops who murdered Alton Sterling in July 2016.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/25/18
People power prevailed over the racist Cook County court system on March 15 as Tyrone Williams, a leader in the movement for community control of the police, was released from jail after being held incommunicado for seven days.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/21/18
On March 20, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced charges against former Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor for the murder of Justine Damond. That same night, Justice for Justine Damond and the rest of the Twin Cities anti-police crimes movement came together to demand #Justice4All with a rally of around 100 people. March 21 was Noor’s first appearance in court.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/19/18
Fight Back! interviewed Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez Rosa and Frank Chapman of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression about the struggle for an elected, civilian police accountability council (CPAC).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/09/18
Tyrone Williams, a leader in the fight for community control of the police in Chicago, was arrested yesterday by the judge in the murder trial of Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke committed the heinous murder of Laquan McDonald in 2014.
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