Friday July 20, 2018
| Last update: Wednesday at 6:16 AM
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 7/16/18
On July 13, around 45 people, including family members of Harold Kraai along with the Jacksonville Community Action Committee, Jacksonville Progressive Coalition and other community members gathered for vigil in the San Mateo area of Jacksonville to protest against this police killing of an innocent civilian. Harolf Kraai was a 52-year-old mentally ill man who was gunned down by Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer (JSO) cop Richard Futch on the morning of July 7.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis | 7/13/18
Minneapolis, MN - The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) was denied a platform to defend their cover-ups of police killings, including their current ‘investigation’ of the police murder of Thurman Blevins, on July 12.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis | 7/08/18
Minneapolis, MN - 50 gathered at City Hall to demand justice for Thurman Blevins, an African American man killed two weeks ago by Minneapolis police, with multiple shots to the back. Family members led a 2.5-mile march that passed through the plaza at Target Field. Hundreds of baseball fans witnessed the march, some joining in the chants. Protesters want an independent investigation of the killing, the firing and prosecution of killer cops Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly, and community control of the police.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/30/18
The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar (TCC4J) and other endorsing community organizations will gather at Minneapolis Police Department’s Fourth Precinct, 1925 Plymouth Avenue N, Minneapolis, July 1, at 2 p.m., to demand justice for Thurman Blevins.
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 6/25/18
Around 300 people protested outside the Fourth Precinct police building in North Minneapolis, June 24, to speak out against the cops who killed Thurman Blevins the night before.
BY staff | Nutriasia | 6/15/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following June 14 statement from the Communist Party of Philippines.
BY staff | Minneapolis | 6/15/18
Opponents of police crimes blasted the Minneapolis Police Department, June 15, after it was revealed by the Star Tribune newspaper that cops have directed emergency medical personal to use the date-rape drug ketamine on people who were detained or arrested.
BY staff | Washington DC | 7/20/16
Since 7 a.m. this morning, July 20, around 50 activists with Black Youth Project 100 in Washington D.C., Black Lives Matter DMV Chapter, along with other organizations have shut down the national headquarters of the Fraternal Order of Police.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/23/16
About 1000 protesters converged on Chicago City Hall, June 22. The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) was there to demand an elected, civilian police accountability council (CPAC).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/02/15
Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) went all out to support the march for community control of the police, led by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
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