Frank Chapman

Frank Chapman is a Field Organizer for the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.

The Police Execution of Laquan McDonald

A year and one month ago 17 year old Laquan McDonald was murdered (shot 16 times) by Chicago police officer, Craig Van Dyke.  A police car dashboard camera video-recorded the shooting. After Chicago city officials saw the video they decided to give the McDonald family $5 million before a lawsuit was even filed.  The video recording has been viewed...

What’s Going On With Our Movement Against Police Crimes?

Here in Chicago, on August 29, 2015 when we took 3,000 people to the streets calling for community control of the police, we said the movement had entered a new stage of struggle. Now we are faced with new challenges as we transition from spontaneous rebellion to organized resistance and conscious political struggle. As a result of our work...

Op Ed: Remembering Michael Brown

We will raise our fists saluting our fallen brother Michael Brown on August 29, 2015 here in Chicago when we protest / march for community control of the police. On the one year anniversary of the tragic murder of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, this is what is on my mind. Some of my comrades in struggle told me that...


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