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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/05/14
Over 600 people marched here, Dec. 4, to protest the failure of a grand jury in New York to indict the cop who killed Eric Garner.
BY Jonathan Waring | Gainesville, FL | 12/05/14
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at the University of Florida marched through campus on Dec. 3. Students are demanding that the University Police Department opt out of the Department of Defense 1033 Program that provides assault rifles and armored vehicles to local police.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 12/04/14
Eric Garner was an African American man who was murdered by a white cop with the New York City Police Department.
BY Brian Marshall | Tallahassee, FL | 11/24/14
Thirty people rallied for justice for Duane Strong on Nov. 22 at the intersection of Tennessee Street and White Drive. Strong, an 18-year-old African American man, was shot and killed by the police after trying to leave Cheeks lounge - a nearby local nightclub.
BY Michael Sampson | Tallahassee, FL | 10/13/14
State Attorney Willie Meggs dropped the charges, Oct. 10, against Viola Young and three other people who were arrested over a week earlier. Young is a 61-year-old African American woman who was hit in the back with a stun gun wielded by Tallahassee Police Department Officer Terry Mahan.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 9/29/14
More than 100 people gathered at a rally, Sept. 26 at the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) to condemn deportations and police brutality.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 9/06/14
On July 17, Eric Garner, an African American father of six, was choked to death by New York City police, who then went through his pockets instead of calling an ambulance.
BY Cannon Atkinson | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/27/14
More than 30 people marched through the streets here, Aug. 25, to demand justice for Dillon Taylor, Danielle Willard and Mike Brown. Protesters were outraged at the recent killing of Dillon Taylor, an unarmed man, at the hands of the Salt Lake City Police, as well as other killings by the police, such as Danielle Willard and Ferguson, Missouri’s Mike Brown.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/23/14
More than 200 people gathered for a rally, Aug. 22, at Red Arrow Park in downtown here to continue the fight against the police brutality that’s directed against Black and Latino communities.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/19/14
Over 250 people gathered for a rally here, Aug. 16, to stand in solidarity with the struggle in Ferguson, Missouri, where more than a week of militant protests have erupted since 18-year-old Michael Brown was murdered by a Ferguson police officer.
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