Saturday September 21, 2019
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BY Ethan Costello | Racine, WI | 9/20/19
In a beautiful display of the power of community, 300 people rallied September 18 at the Racine County Courthouse to demand “Justice for Ty’rese” who was murdered mid-June by Sargent Eric Giese, a Mount Pleasant police officer.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/20/19
On September 13, SEIU Local 73 demanded an end to the city of Chicago spending $33 million from the budget of the public schools, and $12 million from the Parks Department, for police officers.
BY Jess Sundin | Richfield, MN | 9/09/19
On September 8, family, friends and community members honored Brian J. Quinones, who was shot to death by Edina police in Richfield on September 7.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 9/06/19
A September 5 press conference at the offices of CAIR MN made public new information in the police murder of 23-year-old Isak Aden.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/04/19
Founded in 1973 as an organization that grew out of the movement to free the wrongfully imprisoned Angela Davis and other political prisoners, the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression is set to relaunch this November.
BY Luis Sifuentes | Boyle Heights | 9/03/19
On August 29, hundreds of community members, activists and families gathered at a local Chicano art center, Self Help Graphics, to commemorate the 49th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War.
BY Ted Mika | St. Paul, MN | 8/26/19
On August 24, protesters shut down a light rail train, blocked traffic and shut down the main entrance to the Minnesota State Fair.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 8/26/19
On August 23, over 70 people, including the family of Paul Rea, gathered for a memorial. 18-year-old Rea was shot and killed by East Los Angeles Sheriffs on June 27, after a minor traffic infraction.
BY Loretta VanPelt | Minneapolis, MN | 8/19/19
Twin Cities activists against police crimes have been busy this week with actions: On August 15, Mayor Jacob Frey of Minneapolis gave his address on the city budget.
BY staff | Jacksonville | 8/13/19
On August 2, the Jacksonville Community Action Committee (JCAC) and the family of Jalen Mays held a vigil to remember his life on the three-month anniversary of his death. At the vigil, the protesters chanted, “Justice for Jalen.”
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