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BY Tulsi McDaniels | Chicago, IL | 11/14/22
Kenya Franklin recalls her nephew’s unjust beating by Chicago police in 2000. “It made me fear for my son’s life.”
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 11/04/22
The November 8 midterm election is important around the country, as the seemingly formidable reactionary wave in electoral politics continues. In general, the task in most states is to defeat the most reactionary and backwards candidates.
BY Kobi Guillory | Chicago, IL | 9/02/22
The Empowering Communities for Public Safety (ECPS) Coalition held a press conference on Tuesday morning, August 30, in response to Mayor Lightfoot's Monday appointment of the citywide Interim Commission for Public Safety.
BY Chicago Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression (CAARPR) | Chicago, IL | 8/12/22
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Campaign to Free Incarcerated Survivors of Police Torture (CFIST) of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
BY Kobi Guillory | Chicago, IL | 8/04/22
The families of a group of wrongfully convicted Black men - Michael Minnifield, Isaiah Brady, Omarr Parks, Chaz Thrailkill and Kenyatta Brown - who are incarcerated in Menard prison held a rally of over 100 people on Monday, August 1 outside the ABC TV headquarters in Chicago.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/01/22
A series of victories was won in the past month by the movement to free survivors of torture and wrongful conviction at the hands of Chicago Police Department. Clayborn Smith, Marcellous Pittman, Juan Hernandez, Rosendo Hernandez, Arthur Almendarez, John Galvan, Eruby Abrego, Jeremiah Cain, David Gecht and David Colon have all had historic judgments in their cases.
BY Richard Berg | Chicago, IL | 5/17/22
Kobi Guillory will be the first feature guest on our new podcast Fight Back! Radio.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 5/13/22
Since 2018, Anthony Gay has become a symbol of the struggle against wrongful convictions in Illinois.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/25/22
Almost two years after the rebellion that swept the country after the murder of George Floyd, people continue to come forward demanding an end to racist policing and mass incarceration.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 2/04/22
A delegation of activists demanding Justice for Laquan McDonald met with an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago’s Federal Building. They presented a letter signed by 38 organizations and unions, as well as five elected officials, demanding federal charges against killer cop Jason Van Dyke.
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