Tuesday May 26, 2020
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BY Fabiana Casas | Chicago, IL | 5/25/20
Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy (IJLA) is a small two-floor building that rests on the corner of Western and Blue Island Avenues in Pilsen, Chicago.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/25/20
The Chicago Alliance requested a meeting with Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot regarding the proposal for an all-elected, all-Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC) on March 11 on behalf of the 68 community organizations and leaders who support the proposed legislation.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/25/20
The U.S. Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) commemorated the Nakba, “Catastrophe” in English, which marks the ethnic cleansing of over 750,000 Palestinians, and the massacre of thousands more, by Zionist militia groups in 1948, in the wake of the establishment of the settler colonial state of Israel.
BY National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression | United States | 5/24/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following call from the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/23/20
On Friday, May 22, the monthly report on state-level labor markets saw the - unemployment rate for three states - Nevada, Michigan and Hawai’i - all soar to more than 20%, levels unseen since the worst of the Great Depression of the 1930s.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/23/20
Thursday afternoon, May 21, a contingent of Centro CSO members delivered to LAPD Chief Michel Moore a petition with over 1800 signatures demanding the firing of Officer Frank Hernandez.
BY Tom Burke | Milwaukee, WI | 5/23/20
The Coalition to March on the Democratic National Convention met with officials from the city of Milwaukee on May 21 to discuss the coalition’s permit and plan to protest.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/21/20
On May 14, Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom laid out his plan to deal with a projected $54 billion budget deficit for the state of California. Included in the plan was to save almost $3 billion by cutting state workers’ pay by 10%.
BY staff | Vietnam | 5/19/20
To mark the birthday of Ho Chi Minh, May, 19, 1890, Fight Back is circulating his 1960 article The path which led me to Leninism.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/17/20
On May 15, over 75 people came together outside of LAPD Hollenbeck Police Station in Boyle Heights to demand the firing of Officer Frank Hernandez and justice for Richard Castillo.
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