It was announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that Garry McCarthy was officially fired from his position as Chicago's Chief of Police.
The problem was Democrats didn't turn out: Only 26 percent of registered voters in Virginia voted.
Leaders in the pursuit of justice say demonstrations will continue: there is such profound distrust and alienation from the police in the neighborhoods most affected.
"If there was no protest that would mean we've become immune to this madness."
"The climate crisis affects more than California, and the actions we take today will determine the world our children and grandchildren will live in tomorrow."
Today, and for the rest of the weekend, School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch) will gather on its 25th anniversary.
A tax on Wall Street speculation will not only make public colleges and universities tuition-free, it will substantially lower interest rates on college debt.
According to the #MillionStudentMarch website, 58 percent of the $1 trillion owed in student loans are held by the poorest 23 percent of Americans.
This date in 1939 marks the birth of Russell Charles Means, activist for the rights of Native American people.
"When you can keep 20 cents on the dollar in profit, and don't deliver healthcare for it, that truly is blood money."