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BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 5/12/17
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression led the families of 17 wrongfully-convicted men to meet with Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in February.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 2/14/17
The strains of the civil rights anthem, Oh, Freedom, rang out in Trinity Episcopal Church on Chicago’s South Side, Feb. 12, sung by Evangeline Jackson.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/12/16
2000 to 3000 protesters, mostly high school students, marched through the streets of Chicago, July 11, to protest the recent police murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
BY Frank Chapman | Chicao, IL | 6/02/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating following June 1 statement by Frank Chapman, Field Organizer, Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/17/15
On Friday, Dec. 18, people in Chicago will again walk out of school and off their jobs to call for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez to resign.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/28/15
1500 people marched on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile on Friday, Nov. 27, the day after Thanksgiving.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/31/15
When thousands of people gathered at Federal Plaza Saturday, August 29, LaCreshia Birts and Michael Sampson of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression started the rally with a chant: "When we say fight back, you say CPAC!”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/30/15
An historic mobilization took place in Chicago’s Loop, the center of the city, August 29, when 3000 people marched to demand an elected, civilian police accountability council.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/23/15
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) is calling for a march on August 29 to demand civilian control of the police. They have written legislation to create a Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC), elected by the voters. Fight Back! interviewed Frank Chapman, Field Organizer of the Alliance, about the fight against police crimes, the march in August and CPAC.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/12/15
Prominent ministers, labor organizations and national figures in the movement against police crimes are joining the call to march on Chicago City Hall, August 29.
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