A new report from Foreign Policy reveals that the FBI has begun characterizing police accountability and racial equality movements which are primarily comprised of African-Americans as “black identity extremists” or “BIEs” in their internal reports. According to these documents, FBI … Read more »
UPDATE (9/7/17): A piece out last week from Portside reports that Congressman Bobby Rush of Illinois’s 1st District has added his name to the growing list of Congress members who have rescinded their initial support for the Israel Anti-Boycott Act… Read more »
Organizers across a wide array of social movements have outlined an extensive schedule for protest activity in Chicago over the course of February, with at least four slated for this month. Further action for as far out as April has … Read more »
The Newberry Library announced last week that they will begin accepting donations of materials and artifacts from Chicago-area protest and activist movements in order to preserve them for the historical record.