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BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 6/06/20
Only a week after marches, protests and car caravans demanding justice for George Floyd and victims of the Los Angeles Police Department broke out across Los Angeles, this rebellion has already begun to win concessions from the LA city government.
BY Fronte Popolare | United States | 6/05/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Italian Marxist- Leninist organization Fronte Popolare.
BY Andy Koch | Chicago, IL | 6/05/20
Over 2000 cars, most with multiple occupants, and 1000 people on foot participated in a car caravan and march organized by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) on June 3.
BY Ryan Hamann | Milwaukee, WI | 6/05/20
On the morning of June 4, the family of Alvin Cole, a 17-year-old African American teen who was killed by Wauwatosa Police on February 2, together with around 25 supporters, held a press conference.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 6/05/20
Community activists who led a historic 3500-person protest for police accountability in Jacksonville are meeting brutality with solidarity.
BY Keadin Stayer | Portland, OR | 6/05/20
A casket sat at the bottom of the steps of Terry Shrunk plaza, as a sizeable crowd gathered to remember the lives of the most recent victims of state terror carried out by our nation’s police force, May 29.
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BY Dylan Sojic-Borne | New Orleans, LA | 6/04/20
The night of June 3, hundreds of New Orleans protesters climbed the Crescent City Connection to fight racist violence and demand justice for police murders. The Connection is a highway bridge that crosses the Mississippi River to connect the East and West banks of New Orleans. The protesters fought as part of the Black Lives Matter and Justice for George Floyd movements, rallying behind various calls to abolish prisons and police.
BY Gabriella Killpack | Salt Lake City, UT | 6/04/20
Since the May 30 National Day of Protest action here, led by Utah Against Police Brutality, demonstrations in Salt Lake City have continued every day, with hundreds in the streets demanding justice for the killing of all victims of police violence, like of George Floyd from Minneapolis and Bernardo Palacios from Rose Park, Utah. Protests have continued even with a strict 8 p.m. curfew issued by Mayor Erin Mendenhall enforced by armed police and National Guard troops with armored vehicles.
BY Fight Back! Editors | Saint Paul, MN | 6/04/20
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced this afternoon, June 3, an increase of the charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, adding a second-degree murder charge to the indictment against him. In addition, three additional Minneapolis police officers, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng were charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder; they stood by watching Derek Chauvin kneel on George Floyd’s neck for nine minutes until his body was lifeless. They are expected to be taken into custody today.
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BY Liam Vertal | Minneapolis, MN | 6/03/20
June 1 marked the fourth of a planned eight days of protest by University of Minnesota students in Dinkytown, a university neighborhood, following the death of George Floyd.
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