Saturday May 8, 2021
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BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 5/01/21
The movements for immigrant rights, against police crimes, and the labor movement of essential workers united today to mark May 1, International Workers Day in Chicago. Banners read “Legalization for all,” “Stop police crimes” and “Justice for essential workers.”
BY Chicago Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression (CAARPR) | Chicago, IL | 4/17/21
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/02/21
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/20/21
An historic agreement has been reached by forces in the fight against police crimes in Chicago. Legislation for the strongest police accountability system of any city in the country has been negotiated between the coalition of forces led by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR), backing the Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC), and the ordinance backed by the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability (GAPA).
BY Jazmine Salas | Springfield, Il | 2/28/21
By an 8-5 vote, the Illinois Parole Board issued Johnnie “Khalif” Veal parole. Johnnie "Khalif" Veal has been falsely imprisoned since 1970. He is accused of killing a Chicago police officer, but he was convicted on no evidence.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/09/20
Mayor Lori Lightfoot has made it official: she will not support any form of police reform that takes any power from her office.
BY Andy Koch | Chicago, IL | 9/21/20
Over 100 people on foot, and an 80-car caravan with about 200 riders, gathered in downtown Chicago, September 19, to protest police crimes, state repression of activists, demand that federal troops and agents be sent home, and to call for community control of the police.
BY Andy Koch | Chicago, IL | 6/05/20
Over 2000 cars, most with multiple occupants, and 1000 people on foot participated in a car caravan and march organized by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) on June 3.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/30/20
More than 20,000 people, including a 4000-car caravan, joined a massive protest in Chicago, today, May 30. Organized by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, the demonstration was one of many that took place across the country.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/25/20
The Chicago Alliance requested a meeting with Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot regarding the proposal for an all-elected, all-Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC) on March 11 on behalf of the 68 community organizations and leaders who support the proposed legislation.
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