Thursday August 16, 2018
| Last update: Wednesday at 6:36 PM
BY Staff | Jacksonville, Florida | 8/01/18
Over the next month, the Jacksonville City Council will review and vote on Mayor Lenny Curry’s proposed $1.3 billion budget for 2018-2019. With mayoral elections less than a year away, Curry hopes his budget will pass the Council and pave the way for his second term in office.
BY Regina Joseph | Tallahassee | 7/28/18
Last weekend, Nia Wilson, an 18-year-old African American woman was brutally murdered by a white man, John Lee Cowell, in an Oakland, California Bay Area Rapid Transit station. Cowell also stabbed Nia’s sister, Malika Harris, who has been released from the hospital.
BY Staff | New York | 7/11/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression. Vaun L. Mayes is a leading activist in Milwaukee’s African American community facing serious felony charges in what many consider a frame-up by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (the ATF) and Milwaukee Police Department (MPD).
BY Sharif Hall | Jacksonville, FL | 6/29/18
About 150 people came out to a Trans Lives Matter rally, June 27, in front of Jacksonville courthouse to demand justice.
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 6/25/18
Around 300 people protested outside the Fourth Precinct police building in North Minneapolis, June 24, to speak out against the cops who killed Thurman Blevins the night before.
BY Ryan Hamann | Oshkosh, WI | 6/19/18
On June 16, United Action Oshkosh (UAO) hosted a celebration of the Juneteenth holiday.
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 5/04/18
Karl Marx was born May 5, 1818 in the town of Trier, Prussia.
Karl Marx
BY staff | United States | 4/04/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following April 16, 1968 statement from Mao Zedong on the assassination of Martin Luther King.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/28/18
A prominent leader of the movement against police crimes, Frank Chapman, of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, condemned the March 27 decision by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry to not prosecute the Baton Rouge, Louisiana cops who murdered Alton Sterling in July 2016.
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.
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