CHICAGO: Police Tase and Pepper Spray Man for Recording Them

By Kim Hyung-Sang Over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicago police attacked and arrested a man who was recording a traffic stop at a Mobil gas station at 2801 S. Pulaski Rd. Angel Ramirez, his wife Anna Morentin, and their children were at the gas station when police started to pull passengers out of another car and search them. In a video posted by Morentin on … Continue reading CHICAGO: Police Tase and Pepper Spray Man for Recording Them

Ethiopian Jews Riot Against Police Killing of Unarmed Teen

By Jennifer Kelly The settler-colonial state of Israel has been wracked by protests and riots following the police murder of a teenage Ethiopian Jew named Solomon Tekah. On Sunday June 30, he was killed after supposedly throwing stones at the officer who attempted to break up a fight between him and another teen – an account which witnesses dispute. This kind of state violence is … Continue reading Ethiopian Jews Riot Against Police Killing of Unarmed Teen

BRAZIL: Bolsonaro Government Wages War Against the People

By Jakob Stein The military police have released a violent onslaught against the masses over the past several years that has only continued to escalate in 2019. Over the course of Jair Bolsonaro’s first six months as president of Brazil, he has received the lowest approval ratings of any president in their first year, been met with massive demonstrations across the country, and presided over … Continue reading BRAZIL: Bolsonaro Government Wages War Against the People

CHARLOTTE: Annual March Continues Protest Against Police Murder of Aaron Winchester

By Silke Garbeck On Monday, friends and family of Aaron Winchester marched in remembrance of his 2008 murder at the hands of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Known to the community as the “March for A,” the event has been put on by his family every year since Winchester’s murder. His mother Bonita led marchers on the route he took as he walked away from the … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Annual March Continues Protest Against Police Murder of Aaron Winchester

AUSTIN: Protest of State Trooper HQ In Memory of Sandra Bland

By Mike Talavera On Friday, a small group of protesters stood with signs around a banner that read “Fight For Sandra Bland! Resist DPS Fascism!” at the intersection of North Lamar and Koenig. Behind them, the headquarters of the Department of Public Safety loomed, the agency responsible for the 2015 death of activist Sandra Bland. Newly released video surfaced last week showing the now infamous … Continue reading AUSTIN: Protest of State Trooper HQ In Memory of Sandra Bland

BAYTOWN: Unarmed Woman Murdered by Police Moments After Yelling “I’m Pregnant!”

By Jennifer Kelly Monday night an unarmed black woman was murdered outside of her apartment by a Baytown police officer outside of Houston, TX. Video surfaced of the officer harassing Pamela Turner (45), tasing her, throwing her to the ground, and finally shooting her five times. In the video she can be heard yelling “I’m walking to my apartment, you are harassing me” and “Why, … Continue reading BAYTOWN: Unarmed Woman Murdered by Police Moments After Yelling “I’m Pregnant!”

TEXAS: Newly Released Sandra Bland Cellphone Video a Call to Arms

By Mike Talavera Thirty-nine seconds of gut-wrenching video were uncovered this week, filmed from the perspective of martyred activist Sandra Bland, depicting Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia terrorizing her moments before the 2015 arrest that would lead to her death. After pulling her over for failing to use her turn signal, Encinia did not waste any time escalating the situation, incensed by Bland’s resistance to … Continue reading TEXAS: Newly Released Sandra Bland Cellphone Video a Call to Arms