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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/27/20
On Friday, February 28, activists will be making noise on Twitter and other social media platforms to demand freedom for Myon Burrell and urging voters to reject Amy Klobuchar, who is responsible for his wrongful conviction.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/26/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar (TCC4J).
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 2/24/20
Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a rally at the University of South Florida calling for justice and all victims of police brutality, highlighting Jamee Johnson, a Black man who was murdered by officers in Jacksonville.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 2/22/20
When Minnesota Governor Tim Walz appeared at the University of Minnesota to reflect on his first year of governing, he was confronted by angry community members demanding that he call for the prosecutions of killer cops across the state.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/22/20
Minnesota progressives are urging voters around the country to reject Democratic Party contender Amy Klobuchar.
BY Gina VanArnam | Minneapolis, MN | 2/15/20
In response to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman’s decision to not press charges against the Richfield and Edina police officers who killed Brian Quiñones, the groups Justice for Brian Quiñones, Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar (TCC4J), the Racial Justice Network and others gathered for a spirited picket of Mike Freeman’s residence the evening of February 11.
BY Ted Pearson | Chicago, IL | 2/13/20
The latest episode in the Jussie Smollett saga continues to unfold as the campaign to rid Cook County of the first honest, progressive, Black woman state’s attorney in county history, Kim Foxx, reaches lower and lower into the barrel of dirty tricks, a la Roger Stone and Donald Trump.
BY Ryan Hamann | Milwaukee, WI | 2/12/20
People all across Canada, and even in some cities in the United States, are coming together to demonstrate solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation in their fight against the construction of the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) who serve at the whim of the energy corporations behind the project.
BY Ryan Hamann | Milwaukee, WI | 2/11/20
A week after Wauwatosa police killed Alvin Cole, a 17-year-old Milwaukee resident, the Wauwatosa Police Department claimed that he fired a gun before he was murdered by one of their officers back on the evening of February 2.
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