Wednesday November 21, 2018
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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.
BY staff | MacClenny, FL | 3/05/18
On March 1, the family of DJ Broadus II, an African American man brutally murdered in north Florida, called for and rallied at a second town hall meeting here, at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ.
BY Marisol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 2/19/18
Over 50 angry people protested in front of the Los Angeles Police Department Boyle Heights Hollenbeck police station, Feb. 17.
BY Luis G. Jalandoni, Senior Adviser, Negotiating Panel, National Democratic Front of the Philippines | Philippines | 2/02/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Feb. 1 statement from the National Democratic Front of the Philippines
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/26/18
More than three years after the death of Laquan McDonald in Chicago, his killer, Jason Van Dyke, will be going on trial in the coming weeks or months.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/24/18
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (the Alliance) hails the decision of State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to act to free Jaime Hauad from prison, 21 years after he was wrongfully convicted of a double murder. This decision is a precedent for the release of other victims of police torture.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 12/16/17
Around 25 members of different civil rights organizations spoke out at the Jacksonville city council meeting, Dec. 12, to demand an end to the racial profiling and the racist ticketing policies of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
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