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Welcome to Black August 2021

Join us this Black August as we acknowledge and commemorate the countless freedom fighters who sacrificed their freedom and lives in the struggle for Black liberation. Black August was started in California prisons in the 1970s by Black freedom fighters to honor the lives and deaths of Black political prisoners killed by the state, bring awareness to harsh prison conditions, and to highlight the radical tradition of Black resistance against anti-Black state violence and systemic oppression. You can read more about the history of Black August here.
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Another year, another federal “strike force” for Chicago. * From the Tribune’s coverage of the US Attorney General’s visit to Chicago yesterday to announce a new “strike force”…. The strike forces - a mix of federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other law enforcement...
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Attorney General Merrick Garland visits Chicago and says feds are targeting gun trafficking in cities that are ‘really suffering’

A day after Chicago saw a series of mass shootings in a matter of hours, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland appeared in the city Thursday to meet with police and community leaders as the Justice Department launches new efforts to stem the flow of illegal firearms here. Garland, who grew up in north suburban Lincolnwood, began the day in Washington, D.C., to announce the formation of strike ...
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Cleveland police this year have confiscated nearly double the number of guns seized in 2020

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Through the first six months of 2021, Cleveland police confiscated nearly double the number of guns that were seized in all of 2020. The statistics help illustrate why the city is on pace to top record numbers of homicides and other gun crimes set in 2020 and cry out for state and federal action to stem the flow of weapons, Mayor Frank Jackson said Wednesday.