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The Assassination of Fred Hampton: 47 Years Later

Photograph of the funeral of Fred Hampton, which was attended by over 5,000 people mourning his killing by members of the Chicago Police Department. (Photo: Paul Sequeira) On this very day, as the Army Corps of Engineers and police forces from more »

Dispatch From Little Rock: A Local Win in the Ongoing Fight Against Police Violence

Spencer Ellison, whose unarmed father was shot to death by police officers in his own home, addresses attendees at the City of Little Rock’s dedication of a public bench in memory of his father on November 4, 2016. Ellison and more »

Remembering Iberia Hampton

On October 16, 2016, Iberia Hampton died after a long illness at the age of 94. We can not put into words how much Iberia, known affectionately as Big Mama, meant to us. The foundation of the People’s Law Office more »

Historic Settlement in Eugene Ellison Police Shooting Case

The lawyers for the Estate of Eugene Ellison and the City of Little Rock today informed the Federal District Court that they have reached an historic settlement in the fatal shooting case of 67 year old Eugene Ellison. The Estate more »

Remembering Muhammad Salah

By: Michael E. Deutsch  This originally was published in The Electronic Intifada on April  26, 2016. My friend and client Muhammad Salah died on Sunday aged 62, after suffering from cancer for several years. I had the great privilege and honor, along with Erica Thompson, of more »
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