BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/05/17
Activists in Oak Park, a suburb of Chicago, rallied 400 people today, Feb. 4, to make their village a strong sanctuary.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/07/16
The crisis in city hall continues in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is desperate to create a new review system to cover up the crimes of the Chicago Police Department.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 4/13/16
300 people came out to a vigil, April 12, to commemorate the murder of 16-year-old Pierre Loury, the latest Black youth killed by the Chicago police.
BY staff | Chicago, Il | 12/29/15
Just past midnight on the morning, of Dec. 29, well-known Chicago activist Mike Siviwe Elliott was arrested on board a Metra train for exercising his right to observe and video an officer in the course of his or her duties.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/17/15
On Friday, Dec. 18, people in Chicago will again walk out of school and off their jobs to call for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez to resign.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/24/15
Hundreds of Black youth marched through the streets of Chicago Nov. 24, to express outrage at the police murder of a Black high school student, Laquan McDonald.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/31/15
When thousands of people gathered at Federal Plaza Saturday, August 29, LaCreshia Birts and Michael Sampson of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression started the rally with a chant: "When we say fight back, you say CPAC!”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/30/15
An historic mobilization took place in Chicago’s Loop, the center of the city, August 29, when 3000 people marched to demand an elected, civilian police accountability council.
BY Mick Kelly | Chicago, IL | 8/29/15
Activists from all over the U.S. are arriving here to join the August 29 march against police crimes and to demand community control of the police.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/23/15
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) is calling for a march on August 29 to demand civilian control of the police. They have written legislation to create a Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC), elected by the voters. Fight Back! interviewed Frank Chapman, Field Organizer of the Alliance, about the fight against police crimes, the march in August and CPAC.