11 Dec 2015

Race, Gender, And Work: Undocumented Workers Walk 100 Miles For Justice

The Laura Flanders Show: The black workers’ struggle in Los Angeles. Undocumented workers march 100 miles to meet the Pope. Ending racism in the work force.

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08 Dec 2015

New Chicago Police Chief Approved Fabricated Reports on Laquan McDonald Shooting

New Chicago PD Chief Escalante approved reports on Laquan McDonald’s shooting fabricated by officers, including Jason Van Dyke, who is charged with murder.

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07 Dec 2015

How Chicago Police, IPRA & State’s Attorney Covered Up the Murder of Ronald Johnson

The State’s Attorney was incredulous when asked about a coverup, saying, “I don’t know what coverup you’re referring to. I’m not covering anything up.”

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02 Dec 2015

Chicago Police Scandal Exposes Homan Square To New Criticism

Victims of Homan Square say they faced torture, abuse and deprivation of their constitutional rights in Chicago Police’s infamous black site.

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01 Dec 2015

Laquan McDonald Cover-Up Brings Down Chicago Police Chief Garry McCarthy

Chicago Police chief Garry McCarthy has been fired after evidence of a police cover-up of Laquan McDonald’s death lead to widespread Black Friday protests.

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24 Nov 2015

After Coverup Fails, Chicago Cop Charged With Murder Of Laquan McDonald

The case against Jason Van Dyke marks the first time in Chicago’s history that a police officer faces criminal charges for an on-duty shooting.

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23 Nov 2015

VIDEO: Why The #BlackOnCampus Movement Matters

In just 3 minutes, Eleanor Goldfield of Act Out! explains why #BlackOnCampus is at the heart of a new activist awakening on American college campuses.

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29 Oct 2015

#StopTheCops: Chicago Activists Shut Down International Police Conference (VIDEO)

During Chicago’s #StopTheCops, 5 separate direct actions came together to disrupt the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference for hours.

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17 Sep 2015

Breaking Our Gun Addiction: Laura Flanders, Marlon Peterson & Jeff Chang (VIDEO)

The Laura Flanders Show: “How do we break America’s addiction to guns and gun violence? We talk with a young man who served ten years in prison on a gun-related crime and hear from cultural critic Jeff Chang about the cultural changes that have and haven’t transformed America.”

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31 Aug 2015

As With Civil Rights Movement, Democrats Seek to Co-Opt Black Lives Matter Ahead of Election

The Democratic National Committee passed a resolution at its summer meeting on August 28, which endorsed “Black lives matter.” The resolution was an effort by Democrats to co-opt the energy coming from the movement for black lives and steer it into the 2016 Election.

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