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BY staff | United States | 4/15/20
Mumia Abu-Jamal—father, husband and grandfather—is an internationally renowned US political prisoner, widely honored for his piercing indictments of the racial inequities and brutal imperialist powers of the US.
BY Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar | Minnesota | 4/09/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar (TCC4J).
BY Kobi Guillory | Chicago, IL | 4/08/20
Hundreds of people took their cars to Chicago’s jails and detention centers on Tuesday morning, April 7, to demand a mass release of incarcerated people in the city.
BY Zachary Schultz | Tallahassee, FL | 4/07/20
On March 20, Tallahassee Police Department Officer Zackri Jones killed 31-year-old Mychael Johnson.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/04/20
Frank Chapman, a long-time leader in the Black liberation movement, talks about the November 22- 24 Chicago conference to refound the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/30/20
Two dozen prominent organizations and individuals have urged Gov. J. B. Pritzker in a letter to use “the powers of [his] office to provide long overdue justice to Gerald Reed.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/16/20
In a statement delivered to Lori Lightfoot. March 13, 31 law professors from the University of Chicago and Northwestern University law schools are calling on the mayor to pass the Civilian Police Accountability Council, or CPAC, ordinance.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/12/20
In true Chicago fashion, Mayor Lori Lightfoot had expected to easily ramrod through a police reform bill this week that would have affirmed her grip on power.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 3/03/20
For nearly three years, activists have been trying to get Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey to open her doors to them.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/28/20
In an attack on the human rights movement to stop police torture in Chicago, a Cook County judge ordered a torture survivor back to prison for life on February 14.
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