Saturday July 24, 2021
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BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 6/15/21
Minneapolis, MN - 1500 community members gathered at Girard Avenue and Lake Street in Minneapolis, June 14, for a “March in Honor of Deona Marie,” organized by Black Lives Matter Minnesota.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 6/08/21
The Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression held a press conference with members of the Zielinski family on the morning of June 6 outside Milwaukee Police District Six to demand the immediate release of the bodycam video.
BY David Almeida | San Jose, CA | 6/04/21
Protesters gathered at San Jose City Hall, June 1, for a candlelight prayer vigil, as well as a march, after the murder of Demetrius Stanley by the San Jose Police Department.
BY Kristin Ervin | Tallahassee, FL | 6/03/21
This spring, Tallahassee Community Action Committee (TCAC) commemorated the one-year anniversaries of the police murders of Mychael Johnson, Wilbon Woodard and Tony McDade. While these police murders garnered significant attention, the deaths of two other Black men in law enforcement custody in 2020 went largely unnoticed. 43-year-old Little Daniel Owens and 66-year-old Melvin Richardson died inside the Leon County jail in November 2020. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office posted barebones announcements of their deaths on social media and released no additional information.
BY Kristin Ervin | Tallahassee, FL | 6/03/21
This spring, Tallahassee Community Action Committee (TCAC) commemorated the one-year anniversaries of the police murders of Mychael Johnson, Wilbon Woodard and Tony McDade. While these police murders garnered significant attention, the deaths of two other Black men in law enforcement custody in 2020 went largely unnoticed. 43-year-old Little Daniel Owens and 66-year-old Melvin Richardson died inside the Leon County jail in November 2020. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office posted barebones announcements of their deaths on social media and released no additional information.
BY Staff | Tampa, FL | 6/01/21
Tampa community members rallied May 29 to demand no new Tampa Police Department (TPD) headquarters.
BY Chicago Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression (CAARPR) | Chicago, IL | 6/01/21
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR).
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, Il | 5/27/21
On May 24, two years after taking office, Mayor Lori Lightfoot introduced her legislation for civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department (CPD). Ironically, her bill was written without input from the community.
BY Aodhan Bowman | Green Bay, WI | 5/25/21
The family of Jonathon Tubby, an Oneida Nation man killed by the Green Bay Police Department in October 2018, has vowed to continue fighting for justice even after a federal judge dismissed their wrongful death lawsuit against the city.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/25/21
The lynching of George Floyd sparked an uprising that transformed the Black-led movement against police terror in this country.
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