Saturday July 11, 2020
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BY Eithne Silva | Tampa, FL | 7/06/20
On July 2, students gathered at the gates of the on-campus residence for the president of the University of South Florida (USF) to demand that the university take measures to increase Black enrollment.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/03/20
The National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (NAARPR) will be joining the massive demonstration that is set for August 27 at the Republican National Convention (RNC), in Jacksonville, Florida.
BY Satya Stark-Bejnar | Tallahassee, FL | 7/02/20
Tallahassee residents assembled at 12:30 p.m. at Cascades Park, June 28 to launch a march to the capitol.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/02/20
A proposal to amend faculty senate bylaws and create a new Campus Safety Committee failed to garner enough votes to pass during a June 29 University Senate meeting, open only to voting members.
BY staff | Aurora, CA | 6/28/20
Denver Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) joined thousands in Aurora on June 27 to demand justice for Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man murdered by police in August of 2019.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/27/20
The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar (TCC4J) has come out against the city council’s proposed Community Safety and Violence Prevention charter amendment (2020-00668), that would rename the Minneapolis police department and would give the city council and mayor the power to anoint the head of the newly-named “Department of Community Safety and Violence Prevention.”
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 6/24/20
When it comes to police reform, the powers that be in Chicago have been negligent in their response to the demands of the people of this city and this nation.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/22/20
A coalition of police accountability and civil rights organizations held a press conference to denounce plans by Mayor Jacob Frey to turn over police accountability efforts to the Minneapolis Foundation and an unnamed group of advisors.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 6/22/20
On June 20, Tampa Bay community members gathered at the Joe Chillura Courthouse Square to honor the life of Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau, who was sexually assaulted, abducted and murdered.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 6/22/20
“Since the uprisings, due to police violence against Black people, this Juneteenth resonates deeper than before as we are fighting for our own freedoms against the modern day slavery we face due to over policing and the prison industrial complex," said Aminata Ngom, a member of the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
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