How can we stop legal lynching?

The grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the August 9 murder of Ferguson resident Mike Brown is simultaneously shocking and predictable. The global spotlight on Ferguson makes the decision to let Wilson walk all the more surprising, but the ugly reality is that police routinely murder Black and Brown people across… Read More »

Justice for Jackson: Pre-Trial Rally

The Pre-Trial for Detective Kleinert who murdered Larry Jackson Jr. last summer has been postponed, AGAIN, for the FOURTH time, until Nov 12th. The Jackson family and the People’s Task Force are asking those who can make it out in the evening to join them for a rally outside the courthouse where we will demand… Read More »

We need Real Justice

Larry Jackson Jr was murdered in cold blood. The Grand Jury saw fit to indict former Detective Charles Kleinert for his crime and now we want to take the next steps. 1. We demand a speedy trial so that Larry Jackson’s family can put this whole ordeal behind them and grieve their lost son/father/uncle/brother in… Read More »

Justice for Jackson: Pre-Trial

The Pre-Trial for Detective Kleinert who murdered Larry Jackson Jr. last summer has been postponed again until Oct 1st. The Jackson family and the People’s Task Force are asking those who can make it out in the morning to join them for a rally outside the courthouse where we will demand District Attorney Rosemary Lehmburg… Read More »

Public Talk: The Fight Against Police Terrorism

As the people of Ferguson, Missouri rise up against the murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown at the hands of police, we can see the criminal justice system for what it really is, a racist institution meant to keep the poor and working class in fear. Join the People’s Task Force as we host a discussion… Read More »

Rally: Justice for Janiyah

On July 20th, 2014 Officer Freddy Paige #7326 was responding to a complaint at Santa Rita Courts regarding teenagers “yelling and screaming”. While there he traumatized the Owens family by using his Taser on their cousin David as he was attempting to pick up his children. Without clearly communicating that he wanted to stop David,… Read More »

Memorial for Larry Jackson Jr.

In loving memory of Larry Jackson Jr. and other victims and families affected by police terrorism, the Jackson family will be holding a memorial service at the corner of Shoal Creek Blvd and W 34th St, where one year ago Larry’s life was unjustly taken away. Join the family, friends, and community as we honor… Read More »

People’s Task Force: Victory Jam

Nearly a year after the murder of Larry Jackson Jr. by the Austin Police Department, a grand jury has indicted the killer, opening the doors for a conviction. This victory, after a decade of no action against APD for the murders of unarmed people of color, shows the power of our community coming together to… Read More »