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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/01/13
Hundreds of people marched through the streets of downtown Minneapolis on May 31 to demand justice for Terrance “Mookie” Franklin, a 22-year-old African American man killed by the police in a South Minneapolis home on May 10.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/28/13
Occupy the Hood-Milwaukee has called for a protest on March 29 following the news that the three white Milwaukee police who killed Derek Williams - a Black man - will not face state criminal charges.
BY Fight Back! Editors | New York, NY | 3/17/13
We stand with Carol Gray, the mother of Kimani Gray, in demanding his murderers be taken off the streets of New York City before they take another young life.
BY staff | Pittsburgh, PA | 2/18/13
The city of Pittsburgh agreed Feb. 14 to pay $400,000 to settle the claims of 13 people who were swept up in a mass arrest of demonstrators, observers and passersby in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, hours after the 2009 G-20 Summit ended.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 12/10/12
On Dec. 6, at least 100 people were present at the Police and Fire Commission meeting, held in Milwaukee City Hall, to express their outrage over the Commission's decision to re-instate Milwaukee Police Department officer Richard Schoen.
BY Peter Adamczak | Milwaukee, WI | 10/29/12
On Oct. 22, more than 50 members of Milwaukee community gathered at the DNR office on the Northeast side of Milwaukee to conduct a People’s Tribunal, with the goal of collecting testimony as evidence of police brutality.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Milwaukee, WI | 10/14/12
Over 150 people took the streets here, Oct. 13, demanding justice for Derek Williams, a young Black man killed by the Milwaukee Police Department.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 10/08/12
On Oct. 7, dozens of people came together to challenge Police Chief Flynn and the Milwaukee Police Department on the murder of 22-year old Derek Williams.
BY Babette Grunow | Milwaukee, WI | 9/30/12
50 people chanted "Hey, hey, ho, ho, Chief Flynn has got to go!" outside the Third District Police station on 49th Street and Lisbon in Milwaukee, Sept. 28, during rush hour. They were protesting the death of Derek Williams while in police custody .
BY Sarah Simmons | Charleston, WV | 8/13/12
About 20 anti-coal mine activists were arrested on July 27, when between 80 and 100 protesters entered the Hobet 45 Mine near Charleston, West Virginia.
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