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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/30/15
An historic mobilization took place in Chicago’s Loop, the center of the city, August 29, when 3000 people marched to demand an elected, civilian police accountability council.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/23/15
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) is calling for a march on August 29 to demand civilian control of the police. They have written legislation to create a Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC), elected by the voters. Fight Back! interviewed Frank Chapman, Field Organizer of the Alliance, about the fight against police crimes, the march in August and CPAC.
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Hempstead, TX | 8/10/15
Over 300 people gathered on August 9 in front of Waller County Jail, where Sandra Bland was murdered last month.
BY Angelique Fullwood | Chicago, IL | 8/09/15
On August 8, about 100 people marched to stop police crimes at the historic Bud Billiken Parade.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 8/06/15
On August 2, more than 35 people from across Jacksonville attended a forum on institutionalized racism sponsored by the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition (JPC).
BY Stephanie Taylor | Minneapolis, MN | 8/05/15
Over 200 protesters marched here, July 31, demanding justice for Sandra Bland.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/25/15
More than 40 people protested outside the office of Senator Amy Klobuchar on July 24, demanding the closing of ‘family detention centers’ housing thousands of immigrant mothers and children near the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.
BY staff | Phoenix, AZ | 6/14/15
200 immigrant detainees began a hunger strike on June 13, at the for-profit Eloy Detention Center run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA).
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/05/15
After months of organizing and community pressure, the Minneapolis city council voted 12-1 to repeal laws against lurking and spitting, June 5.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/14/15
Over 100 people attended a candlelight vigil at Planters Walk Apartments, May 13, in response to the police killing the day before of D'angelo Reyes Stallworth, a 28-year-old African American worker.
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