Friday January 24, 2020
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BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 3/26/19
On March 24, over 50 people from the community, along with members of the Jacksonville Community Action Committee, gathered to remember the life of Vernell Bing Jr., an African American man gunned down by Officer Tyler Landreville of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in 2016.
BY Gabriel Montero | Chicago, IL | 3/25/19
A crowd of 20 rallied outside the office of 30th Ward Alderman Ariel Reboyras on March 20 to condemn his record of covering for police crimes and preventing justice for those victimized by police violence.
BY Loretta VanPelt | St. Paul, MN | 3/17/19
On March 15, the mother of Cordale Handy, members of the community and other families who lost loved ones to police violence gathered here to remember Cordale Handy, who was murdered by police on this date in 2017.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/03/19
This week, Chicago saw elections for mayor and city council in which almost all the candidates ran on platforms opposing outgoing Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
BY staff | Dallas, TX | 2/25/19
On February 25, the North Texas Action Committee held a vigil for Trayvon Martin in downtown Dallas.
BY Satya Stark-Bejnar | Tallahassee, FL | 2/22/19
A ‘done deal’ was undone February 21 after months of sustained resistance spearheaded by members of the Tallahassee Community Action Committee (TCAC).
BY staff | Portland, OR | 2/16/19
City council members voted to leave the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) on February 13. After months of town halls and rallies organized by councilwoman Jo Ann Hardesty and activist groups in Portland, the amendment passed in a three to two vote. Mayor Ted Wheeler was one of the two voting to remain in the task force.
BY Lindsey Spietz | Green Bay, WI | 2/05/19
After months of waiting for a decision, on February 1, the family, friends and supporters of Jonathon Tubby heard District Attorney David Lasees’ refusal to charge Officer Erik O'Brien.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/21/19
A crowd of 250 people marched in the bitter cold through Washington Park on Chicago’s South Side today, January 21, to continue the fight for Justice for Laquan McDonald.
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.
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