Saturday August 17, 2019
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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.”
BY Ted Mika | St. Paul, MN | 8/10/19
Activists and relatives of victims of police killings held a press conference in front of the state capitol, August 8.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/07/19
On August 5, a variety of non-profit and local religious organizations hosted a Vigil Against Hate, in remembrance of those killed in Oak Creek, Wisconsin; Gilroy, California; El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.
BY Christina Kittle | Jacksonville, FL | 8/06/19
There is no denying the separation between the community and city officials in Jacksonville, Florida when it comes to solutions on crime and poverty.
BY Carly Haldeman | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/03/19
“Protect and serve, that’s a lie! Speaking up is not a crime!” chanted protesters, outside the SLCPD Public Health and Safety Building, July 23.
BY Tom Burke | Kalamazoo, MI | 7/09/19
The Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority abruptly canceled their meeting on July 8, leaving 40 bus drivers and union supporters wondering, “What is really happening?”
BY Frederick Douglass | United States | 7/04/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following 1852 speech by the leading abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/03/19
Frank Chapman’s new book, The Damned Don’t Cry: Pages from the Life of a Black Prisoner and Organizer, is getting a great reception.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/01/19
There are many 50-year anniversaries being celebrated these days, including the founding of the Young Lords on September 23, 1968, and the Rainbow Coalition in April 1969.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 6/29/19
Review of book by Frank Edgar Chapman, Jr.
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