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Why Did Chicago Activists Shut Down an International Police Conference?

Cairá Lee Conner sits chained on top of a ladder, holding the Pan-African flag. (Photo: Sarah Jane Rhee) This article emerged from a collaboration between Truthout and Village Leadership Academy’s GAP year students. Village Leadership Academy is a K-8, social-justice-based school in Chicago. The school focuses on social change, leadership development and …

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92 Occupy Chicago protesters have cases dismissed

Sarah Schulte September 27, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — A Cook County judge has dismissed over 90 cases against Occupy Chicago activists arrested last October in Grant Park accused of violating the city’s park curfew. Cook County Court Judge Thomas Donnelly dismissed 92 cases on Thursday against the activists, who were …

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