systemic racism

July 22-24: 2nd INTERNATIONAL COPWATCH CONFERENCE in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The 2nd International Copwatch Conference will take place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on July 22, 23 and 24 of 2011.

Potential Presenters, Participants, and Tablers please read and register HERE.

The conference will include sessions of panel discussions, workshops, and video screenings that focus on particular aspects of policing. Some topics to be included are policing in the context of colonialism; policing and immigration; policing as a gendered and racialized practice; the fluidity of defining crime and criminality; keeping the police accountable; community alternatives to policing and practice of restorative justice models, and a range of other topics.

January 1st Community Rally: Justice for Derrick Jones and Oscar Grant!

Social Justice Activists & All Other Outraged People!

On Jan 1st two years ago, Oscar Grant was Murdered at the Fruitvale Bart Station by the BART police. The "Oscar Grant Committee To Stop Police Brutality and State Repression" will be joining with the Families of both Oscar Grant and Derrick Jones, as well as others, to commemorate their slain loved ones and Demand Justice and an END TO POLICE TERROR.

Make a New Years resolution to stand up to racism and unjustified police
shootings and brutality. Join us and make a difference!

The Power of the People vs. Police Abuse of Power, by Michael Zinzun 2002

Presentation On The Inglewood, California Police Beating of Donovan Jackson-Chavis  by Michael Zinzun, Coalition Against Police Abuse, July 13, 2002

On Saturday, July 6, 2002, shortly after Donovan Jackson-Chavis was beaten by the Inglewood P.D., his father Coby Chavis and his cousin, Taliba Shakir, a woman who had been a member of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in L.A., called CAPA. What is CAPA?