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BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 9/05/17
On Sept. 4, Labor Day, a few dozen members of the Jacksonville Community Action Committee as well as family members of Keegan Roberts gathered on the steps of City Hall for a press conference to demand the Jacksonville City Council vote no on a new city budget that would add 100 new cops to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office (JSO). They also demanded police accountability and community control of the police.
BY Marty Branyon | Minneapolis, MN | 6/13/17
Judge Hilary Caliguiri approved a deal today, June 12, between Hennepin County prosecutors and Nathan Gustavsson, one of the white supremacists involved in the November 2015 shooting of five Black men at a protest demanding justice for Jamar Clark.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 1/11/17
Two of the young African American activists who helped disrupt the Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing Jan. 10 talked to Fight Back! about the action that gained worldwide attention.
BY Rasmea Defense Committee | Detroit, MI | 8/05/16
Fight News Service is circulating the following August 5 statement from the Rasmea Defense Committee.
BY staff | San Jose, CA | 6/11/16
On June 10, members and supporters of the South Bay Committee Against Political Repression (SBCAPR), passed out flyers and held signs in support of Rasmea Odeh.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/07/16
Alderman Edward M. Burke has introduced an ordinance to expand Chicago’s hate crime ordinance to include any offense against police officers or firefighters.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/05/15
After months of organizing and community pressure, the Minneapolis city council voted 12-1 to repeal laws against lurking and spitting, June 5.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 11/24/14
On Nov. 24, a Ferguson grand jury decision cleared police officer Darren Wilson of the murder of Michael Brown.
BY Jared Hamil | Tampa, FL | 8/26/14
On a rainy afternoon, Aug. 23, 70 people rallied in downtown here, demanding justice for Mike Brown of Ferguson, Missouri.
BY Michael Sampson | Ferguson, MO | 8/16/14
The joyful atmosphere in the streets of Ferguson came to an end in the early morning hours of Aug. 16 when law enforcement launched tear gas and flash-bang grenades at peaceful protesters.
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