Tuesday September 25, 2018
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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 | Minneapolis, MN | 9/05/18
A rally coinciding with the opening day of the Chicago murder trial of Jason Van Dyke, the white copy who killed Laquan McDonald, took place in north Minneapolis, Sept 5.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/04/18
A solidarity rally demanding justice for Laquan McDonald has been called for Sept. 5, at 6 p.m. on Broadway and Fremont Avenues in north Minneapolis.
BY Will Blake | Tampa, FL | 9/02/18
Members from Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) from the Universities of South Florida (USF) and North Florida (UNF) held a Black Lives Matter event, Aug. 30, at the campus of USF.
BY Sam Martinez | Minneapolis, MN | 8/25/18
Minister Toya Woodland, her son and supporters held a press conference and speak-out at the Hennepin County Government Center, August 21, to demand that the charges against her be dropped.
BY Ted Pearson | Chicago, IL | 8/24/18
Mickiel Ward and Kenneth Williams have been found guilty of the murder of Hadiya Pendleton, and the battery with a firearm on Sebastian Moore and Lawrence Sellers.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 7/16/18
Chicago, IL - The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, and Black Lives Matter-Chicago are calling for a protest Monday, July 16, 6 p.m., at 71st and Jeffrey to demand Justice for Harith Augustus, who was shot in the back Saturday afternoon by a Chicago police officer.
BY Staff | Milwaukee, WI | 7/10/18
Milwaukee, WI – Over 60 people attended Black community leader Vaun L Mayes’ court date, July 5, at the federal courthouse in downtown Milwaukee. In this clear-cut case of political repression, Mayes is facing up to 30 years in prison for conspiracy to commit arson. This charge stems from the rebellion two years ago in the Sherman Park neighborhood, after Milwaukee police murdered the young Black man Sylville Smith in August 2016.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 6/27/18
On June 26, over 600 protesters rallied at the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Minneapolis and then marched through downtown to protest the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Trump’s Muslim ban.
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