Thursday October 28, 2021
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/07/16
Alderman Edward M. Burke has introduced an ordinance to expand Chicago’s hate crime ordinance to include any offense against police officers or firefighters.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 3/30/16
All eyes were on Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman today, March 30, as he announced “criminal charges are not warranted” against police officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze for the shooting death of Jamar Clark.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/27/16
About 300 people rallied in front of the Hennepin County government building, March 26, demanding that County Attorney Mike Freeman bring charges against the Minneapolis police officers who murdered Jamar Clark.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 3/08/16
The family of Edwin Rodriguez and their attorneys held a press conference March 8 at the historic La Placita on Olvera Street, the heart of the original Mexican/Native settlement. The family is demanding the release of the names of deputies who beat and killed Edwin Rodriguez on Feb. 14, and that D.A. Jackie Lacey prosecute them for murder.
BY Alyssa Ferris | Salt Lake City, UT | 3/02/16
1000 people rallied and marched Feb 29, demanding justice for Abdullahi Omar Mohamed, who was shot and severely injured the night of Feb. 27, near the homeless shelter.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 3/01/16
Several hundred marched through the streets of East Los Angles, Feb. 29, carrying the body of Edwin Rodríguez, who was severely beaten and shot by the LA sheriffs.
BY Alyssa Ferris | Salt Lake City, Utah | 2/29/16
Over 20 people gathered at a rally, Feb. 27, organized by Utah Against Police Brutality to demand a community controlled police review board.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 2/27/16
For a third consecutive Friday, protesters descended on the office of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, Feb 26.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 2/21/16
Family, friends and supporters of Edwin Rodriguez united to protest his murder by Sheriff’s Deputies of East Los Angeles, Feb. 20. Rodriguez was pulled over by East Los Angeles (ELA) Sheriffs, beaten and shot to death on Feb. 14th.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 2/19/16
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department murdered another young man in East Los Angeles (ELA), Feb. 14.
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