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BY Staff | New York, NY | 7/04/20
The New York City Council voted Tuesday, June 30 in favor of a new budget proposal that will supposedly cut NYPD funding by $1 billion from the police department’s current annual budget of $6 billion. This comes in response to recent protests demanding that the city defund the NYPD. While Mayor Bill DeBlasio claims that the budget plan answers protesters’ calls, the proposed ‘cuts’ in funding are in truth no more than an illusion.
BY Staff | Tampa, FL | 6/24/20
On Tuesday June 23, the Tampa community gathered in the hundreds at the Tampa Convention Center for the monthly Tampa Citizens Review Board meeting. This was the first Citizens Review Board meeting since the outbreak of the justice for George Floyd uprising at the end of May.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 6/15/20
For the third Saturday in a row, June 13, thousands flooded the streets in downtown Jacksonville to demand police accountability and community control of the police, uniting with the National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression’s call for a day of action.
BY staff | New York, NY | 6/13/20
On Saturday, June 13, organizers in New York Community Action Project (NYCAP) joined the national day of action to stop police crimes that was called for by the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/13/20
Over 1000 marchers and 400 cars drove several miles through the Washington Park neighborhood of Chicago, June 12, to demand community control of the police.
BY Andy Koch | Chicago, IL | 6/05/20
Over 2000 cars, most with multiple occupants, and 1000 people on foot participated in a car caravan and march organized by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) on June 3.
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 Joint Nationalities Commission of Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 5/29/20
We must continue the call to demand community control of the police as well as the indictment and convictions of all killer cops, especially those who murdered George Floyd.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/25/20
The Chicago Alliance requested a meeting with Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot regarding the proposal for an all-elected, all-Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC) on March 11 on behalf of the 68 community organizations and leaders who support the proposed legislation.
BY Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar | Minnesota | 4/09/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar (TCC4J).
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