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BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 2/09/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Feb. 9 statement from the Tallahassee Dream Defenders.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 2/08/15
Two dozen activists gathered in front of State Attorney Angela Corey's office, Feb. 4, to once again demand justice for the Jax 19.
BY Zachary Schultz | Tallahassee, FL | 1/29/15
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) led a protest against the militarization of the Florida State University Police Department (FSU-PD) at the steps of the Westcott administration building on Jan 27.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 1/28/15
On Jan. 26, Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo announced that two officers involved with using a stun gun on 62-year-old African American woman Viola Young will be suspended without pay, a sharp reversal from the officers being placed on administrative leave with pay.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 1/19/15
Several thousand protesters took the streets here, Jan. 19 to reclaim the Martin Luther King Day holiday and proclaim that “Black lives matter.”
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 1/17/15
Despite pleading guilty to several charges in a federal racketeering investigation, Nelson Cuba, the former president of the Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), will spend no time behind bars.
BY C. R. Manor | Salt Lake City, UT | 1/12/15
Just eight days into 2015, the first fatal police shooting has already occurred in Utah. James Dudley Barker was shot in the Salt Lake City Avenues neighborhood where he owned a home.
BY C. R. Manor | Salt Lake City, UT | 1/02/15
Utah Against Brutality rang in the New Year with a rally here at the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 12/29/14
On Dec. 29, a local judge delayed the court dates for several of the Jacksonville 19. All 19 were protesting the killing of Eric Garner by New York police and were arrested for blocking a major bridge. Judge Michelle Khalil granted a request by the lawyer for several of the protesters change their arraignment to Jan. 13, 2015.
BY C. R. Manor | Salt Lake City, Utah | 12/28/14
100 people who came out to support the police were met with a counter-protest organized by Utah Against Police Brutality. In Utah, police murders are outpacing murders committed by drug dealers, gang members and child abusers. The pro-police rally was organized in the middle of the work day by well-off whites who had Utah District Attorney Sean Reyes come to address them.
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