POLICE MISCONDUCT? TELL YOUR STORY This Thursday August 18, 2011 6:30 PM Abyssinian Baptist Church, 224 West Kinney Street Newark, …Read the Rest
Come out in solidarity with the nine newly subpoenaed activists who are being called before a secret grand jury in Chicago …Read the Rest
http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/01/justice_department_quietly_inv.html January 20, 2011: NEWARK — The U.S. Department of Justice is actively investigating the American Civil Liberties Union’s call …Read the Rest
Protests over deaths while in custody of New Jersey police departments
Chairman Lawrence Hamm’s August 22, 2007 interview with Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman on the execution-style shooting on three college students in an elementary school playground August 4th.
Fight Back! talked on May 8 with Elizabeth (Bonnie) Moore, whose son Rasheed, 26, was killed in January by Newark, NJ police officer Thomas Ruane (see Fight Back! March/April 2005.) Fight Back! also talked with Earl Williams, whose son Earl Faison was killed by Orange, NJ policemen in April of 1999. After a struggle of five years, led by the Faison’s family and by the People’s Organization for Progress, four cops were sentenced to terms of 33 months each for violations of the victim’s civil rights. One officer was sentenced to nine years.