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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/23/18
Juan and Rosendo Herndandez have been prisoners for 21 years. The two brothers were falsely accused of a murder by the notorious Detective Reynaldo Guevara, once head of the Gang Crimes Unit in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, and his partner, Joe Miedzianowski, who was convicted years ago for running a drug ring out of the Grand and Central police station.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/18/18
City council allies of Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a hearing in the South Side neighborhood of Roseland Tuesday night, May 15, to consider several pieces of legislation on police accountability.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/19/18
Fight Back! interviewed Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez Rosa and Frank Chapman of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression about the struggle for an elected, civilian police accountability council (CPAC).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/25/17
More than 200 people took part in a protest against killings by police, Nov. 24, boycotting Black Friday on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/08/17
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) has been organizing against police crimes for decades.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 5/12/17
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression led the families of 17 wrongfully-convicted men to meet with Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in February.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 11/27/16
On Black Friday, Nov. 25, the busiest shopping day of the year, 500 people marched on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s upscale retail district, calling for a boycott.
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BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 10/25/16
500 people marched on the Magnificent Mile the night of Oct. 22, to send a message to the 1% that backs Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 9/23/16
This week, Charlotte, North Carolina, became the fourth city in the U.S. in the past two years to experience an uprising against the police murder of Black people. The rebellion in Charlotte is a response to the killing of Keith Scott, a father shot while waiting in his car for his son.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Chicago, IL | 12/30/15
Protests in Chicago have been occurring for weeks in reaction to a mass cover-up by the Chicago Police Department, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State Attorney Anita Alvarez.
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