Minnesota: Police Murder of Daunte Wright Sparks Days of Combative Protest

By Serran Soledad On Sunday, Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran of the department and president of the local police union. Wright was murdered during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb, sparking five consecutive nights of combative protests outside the police headquarters as well as solidarity protests across the country. Just … Continue reading Minnesota: Police Murder of Daunte Wright Sparks Days of Combative Protest

Inmates Rebel against Inhuman Conditions at St. Louis Justice Center

By Ed Dalton On Saturday over 100 inmates at the St. Louis Justice Center (STL JC) rose up against inhuman conditions. The rebellion began with the inmates, who live under constant repression, refusing to enter unsanitary and overcrowded cells. The state sought to further penalize those who resisted by transferring them to a medium-security facility known as the “workhouse”. On February 6, inmates at the … Continue reading Inmates Rebel against Inhuman Conditions at St. Louis Justice Center