Friday October 30, 2020
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BY Carolyn Connolly | Poughkeepsie, NY | 10/19/20
More than 100 people gathered in Poughkeepsie in upstate New York for a vigil and protest march, October 17, centered on the endemic violence facing Black women and Black trans women in the United States.
BY Akhi Menawat | Minneapolis, MN | 10/17/20
Around 100 people marched through downtown Minneapolis, October 14, from Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office to the Hennepin County Jail.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 10/13/20
On October 10, members of the Tampa Bay Community Action Committee and others rallied at Tampa City Hall to protest Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' proposed anti-protest bill.
BY Chrisley Carpio | Tampa, FL | 10/12/20
On October 9, student and youth activists held a webinar to launch a national campaign to fight for police accountability, on and off campus, under the headline, “Students and Youth Demand Police Accountability.” The main organizations represented were New Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), AnakBayan USA, and the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
BY staff | Venezuela | 10/12/20
Fight Back! is circulating the following statement by Nicolas Maduro Moros, president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) stands in solidarity with the people of Venezuela and their leadership against U.S. military threats and economic blockade. The FRSO is preparing to participate in the Global Platform of Workers Against Imperialism this October 28, 29 and 30.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 10/09/20
Protests in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa ramped up over the past two nights.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/09/20
Mayor Lori Lightfoot has made it official: she will not support any form of police reform that takes any power from her office.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/08/20
Derek Chauvin, the cop who knelt on George Floyd’s neck until he died, was released from jail October 7 on a $1 million non-cash bond.
BY Ryan Hamann | Milwaukee, WI | 10/07/20
On the afternoon of October 7, it is expected that Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm will make a decision on the killing of Alvin Cole.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/06/20
Around 200 technical workers from Allina’s Abbot Northwestern and Saint Francis Hospitals began a two-day strike at 6 a.m. on Monday, October 5.
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