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BY Darcy Chortkoff | Salt Lake City, UT | 3/09/21
On March 6, more than 30 cars gathered in a parking lot in downtown Salt Lake City, where activists, organizers and community members demanded justice in the upcoming trial of killer cop Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, nearly one year ago.
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 3/08/21
More than 1000 protested March 8 outside the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis as the trial of Derek Chauvin, the disgraced ex-police officer who murdered George Floyd on May 25, 2020, started his trial at 8 a.m.
BY Ryan Hamann | Milwaukee, WI | 3/05/21
Most people in the movement know that on the morning of March 8, Derek Chauvin, one of the most recent killer cop out of the Twin Cities area, goes on trial for the murder of George Floyd. What many of those same people don’t know, however, is that another killer cop from the Midwest goes on trial on March 8 for a similar act of murder.
BY Jazmine Salas | Springfield, Il | 2/28/21
By an 8-5 vote, the Illinois Parole Board issued Johnnie “Khalif” Veal parole. Johnnie "Khalif" Veal has been falsely imprisoned since 1970. He is accused of killing a Chicago police officer, but he was convicted on no evidence.
BY Daisy Sim | Tallahassee, FL | 2/25/21
Around 50 people gathered at the Florida State Capitol building, February 20, to protest the ‘combating public disorder bill,’ otherwise known as HB1/SB484.
BY Edwan Holifield, MD | Tallahassee, FL | 2/25/21
You are just a worthless Black prisoner, and we don't care about you. That is the message that the white power structure in Leon County is sending to the prisoners in the Leon County jail.
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BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 2/24/21
On February 23, at the Leon County Clerk of Courts, the Tallahassee Community Action Committee (TCAC) held an outdoor press conference to amplify demands of the #Tally19.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 2/19/21
On December 7, 2020, newly-elected Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon on his first day in office announced sweeping reforms to the LA criminal justice system.
BY Monica Gold | Jacksonville, FL | 2/03/21
On January 30, the Jacksonville Community Action Committee (JCAC) organized a protest against Florida House Bill 1 (HB1/SB484): Combating Public Disorder.
BY staff | United States | 1/25/21
Fight Back! interviews Mark Burton, attorney for Colombian revolutionary Simon Trinidad who is a political prisoner held by the U.S. government.
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