Posts made in September, 2016

In Solidarity with Charlotte Emergency Action

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In Solidarity with Charlotte Emergency Action FB In Solidarity with Charlotte  When: 5:30p Thursday Sept 22, 2016 Where: Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson UPDATE:       Press coverage Fight Back News  Chicago stands with Charlotte uprising Demands community control of the police New York Times  The Latest: Protesters Criticize Chicago Mayor’s Plan Fox 32 Chicago Chicago protesters call for more police accountability, not more cops CBS Chicago Demonstrators Skeptical Of Chicago Mayor’s Public Safety Plan         Join the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression in a vigil in solidarity with the people of Charlotte, North Carolina. Keith Scott was killed September 20th as he waited for his son after school. The people of Charlotte have risen up in protest for two nights now. This came a few days later after the police in Tulsa, Oklahoma released a video of a white police officer shooting Terence Crutcher who had his hands in the air. We will gather outside Malcolm X College, where tonight, Mayor Rahm Emanuel might present his fake police accountability plan to an invitation only audience. Our message will continue to be that any plan to hold the police accountable can’t include appointments by the mayor. The community has made it clear: we want an elected, civilian police accountability council. Right now the idea of community control of the police is like a specter haunting Chicago. The major news outlets are talking about it, peoples’ advocates are talking about it and even members of the City Council are talking about it. But what is not being talked about is the fact that our movement has a pending Ordinance entitled Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC) that will empower our communities to hold the police accountable for their crimes. We need to talk louder about CPAC because we are being ignored. We cannot allow the idea of community control of the police to be divorced from our campaign to have CPAC ENACTED. Anyone who says community control of the police in on breadth should say CPAC in the...

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CPAC NOW Protest City Hall The People Demand Community Control

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

CPAC NOW Protest City Hall The People Demand Community Control, Sept 29 2016   #CPACNow The People Demand Community Control Join and share on FB  What: Mass Protest for CPAC When: 9am Thursday Sept 29, 2016 Where: Chicago City Hall, 121 N LaSalle, 2nd flr JOIN the next mass protest for an elected CPAC NO MORE LIES, FAKERY OR DELAYS  – DEMAND COMMUNITY CONTROL OF THE CHICAGO POLICE, DEMAND CPAC! Sept 29 is the day the mayor’s fake police accountability ordinance (COP-A) is supposed to be voted on by City Council. All smoke and mirrors fakery, COP-A is IPRA with a new name, an added layer of red tap that involves yet another APPOINTED attorney to the farce. The all elected CPAC (Civilian Police Accountability Council) is NOT community oversight CPAC is community control….. The Mayor and City Hall with this COP-A ordinance want you to confuse the two, they want you support keeping a police accountability system that is designed to fail. DEMAND A SYSTEMIC CHANGE FOR JUSTICE #CPACNOW All Power to the People!...

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