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BY Richard Blake | Jacksonville | 5/25/15
Over 1000 mourners gathered today, May 23, for the memorial service for D'Angelo Stallworth.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 5/17/15
An unjust system promotes injustice until it is replaced with a better system. This current system is more clearly unjust in the Black community in the U.S., and caused tragedy to strike again in Jacksonville, Florida. A rally was held on May 16 to honor D'angelo Stallworth's memory and to fight for justice.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/14/15
Over 100 people attended a candlelight vigil at Planters Walk Apartments, May 13, in response to the police killing the day before of D'angelo Reyes Stallworth, a 28-year-old African American worker.
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, FL | 5/03/15
University of South Florida (USF) students rallied in solidarity with protesters in Baltimore, April 30.
BY Michael Sampson | Baltimore, MD | 4/25/15
Over 4000 protesters took to the streets here, April 25, shutting down major intersections, while demanding justice for Freddie Gray. The protests started in West Baltimore, where Gray lived and demonstrators marched all the way to City Hall where speakers gathered to address the crowd.
BY Michael Sampson | Baltimore, MD | 4/23/15
Hundreds of Baltimore residents took to the streets for the fourth consecutive day, April 22, demanding justice for Freddie Gray. Gray was an African American man murdered while in Baltimore police custody. Protesters held a long marched from West Baltimore to City Hall, shutting down major intersections along the way, chanting, "All night, all day, we gonna fight for Freddie Gray."
BY Michael Sampson | Baltimore, MD | 4/22/15
On the evening of April 21, over 1000 community members in West Baltimore met on the corner of Mount Street and Presbury.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 4/11/15
On April 4, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager shot and killed Walter Scott, an unarmed 50-year-old African American man.
BY staff | United States | 2/27/15
On Feb. 10, an undocumented farm-worker, Antonio Zambrano-Montes was shot 17 times and killed by Pasco Police in Pasco, Washington. That Zambrano-Montes was supposedly throwing rocks is the excuse Pasco Police are using to justify his the murder. Fight Back! spoke with Fabian Ubay, who organized the first event - a Feb. 14 rally of 5000 - demanding justice for the surviving family of Zambrano-Montes. Ubay is a Chicano who was born, raised, and currently lives in Pasco.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 1/28/15
On Jan. 26, Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo announced that two officers involved with using a stun gun on 62-year-old African American woman Viola Young will be suspended without pay, a sharp reversal from the officers being placed on administrative leave with pay.
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