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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.
BY Anna McColgan | Chicago, IL | 9/16/21
Chicago, IL – On Sunday evening, September 12, a group of concerned Chicagoans and their dogs gathered at North Avenue Beach for a Pooch Walk to reclaim the space where a Chicago Police Department (CPD) officer attacked African American woman Nikkita Brown while she was walking her dog on August 28 at 12:12 a.m.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/22/21
The Chicago movement against racist policing made history July 21 with the passage of the most progressive police accountability legislation in the country. The ordinance, named Empowering Communities for Public Safety (EPCS), was passed by the Chicago City Council on a 36-13 vote.
BY Chicago Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression (CAARPR) | Chicago, IL | 7/21/21
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression celebrates the passage in City Council today of the historic Empowering Communities for Public Safety (ECPS) ordinance, which will give communities in Chicago more power over their police department than any city in the United States has ever seen.
BY Anna McColgan | Chicago, IL | 6/25/21
On June 23, over 150 people from the movement to stop police crimes and end police impunity rallied outside of Chicago City Hall before the city council meeting.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, Il | 5/27/21
On May 24, two years after taking office, Mayor Lori Lightfoot introduced her legislation for civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department (CPD). Ironically, her bill was written without input from the community.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 5/01/21
The movements for immigrant rights, against police crimes, and the labor movement of essential workers united today to mark May 1, International Workers Day in Chicago. Banners read “Legalization for all,” “Stop police crimes” and “Justice for essential workers.”
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