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BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 6/10/20
Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced the filing of charges on Los Angeles Police Department cop Frank Hernandez, June 9, for the brutal beating of local Chicano resident Richard Castillo. DA Lacey’s decision comes after video of the incident caused uproar in the community of Boyle Heights where the attack took place, leading to protests and a widely-circulated petition demanding the firing of Hernandez.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 6/08/20
On April 27, a video filmed by a neighbor in Boyle Heights caught LAPD officer Frank Hernandez and another unnamed woman officer violently beating and arresting Chicano Richard Castillo.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 6/07/20
On June 6, workers from across the city of Milwaukee joined a labor contingent in support of a rally and march for police accountability.
BY staff | Denver, CO | 6/07/20
Saturday, June 6 saw a coalition of numerous labor unions join together to demand justice.
BY Matt Romrell | Salt Lake City, UT | 6/06/20
Thursday, June 4 marks the sixth night in a row that downtown streets in Salt Lake City has been shut down due to protests for justice for George Floyd, Bernardo Palacios and all victims of police violence. After five strong days of protesting, chanting and marching against police brutality and its many victims, it does not appear that the nationwide movement will be losing any steam here in Utah.
BY Centro CSO | Los Angeles, CA | 6/06/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement by Centro CSO in Los Angeles, California.
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 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 | Milwaukee, WI | 6/03/20
The weekend has come and gone, but the uprising that began on Friday, May 29 has continued and grown. On June 2, the largest demonstration to date occurred, even in spite of the blistering heat and heavy humidity.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 6/01/20
On Saturday, May 30, as part of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression’s National Day of Protest, a huge crowd filled Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights to demand justice for George Floyd and others killed by police and racist vigilantes.
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