Tuesday November 20, 2018
| Last update: Tuesday at 3:16 PM
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 11/19/18
Los Angeles, CA - The civil trial by Jesse Romero's parents against LAPD officer Eden Medina and the City of Los Angeles started at the U.S. Courthouse on November 13. After five days of dramatic testimony and police video recordings, as of mid-day November 19, the jury has reported they are not agreeing yet on a decision. It appears the jury is split and the judge has asked them to continue deliberating.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 11/18/18
Students at a local Jacksonville high school are calling foul on a racist dress code policy implemented by administration last week.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 11/18/18
For the final event in a week marking three years since Jamar Clark was killed by police, the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar (TCC4J) hosted an organizing meeting, November 17, titled, “JusticeThruJamar: Community Control of MPD - Making it Real!”
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/05/18
Over 5000 people from all across Minnesota lined Lake Street, from South Minneapolis to Saint Paul, October 28, to show solidarity with transgender, gender nonconforming and intersex people under attack by the Trump administration.
BY Tuscon Anti-War Committee | Tuscon, AZ | 11/01/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Tucson Anti-War Committee.
BY Ryan Hamann | Oshkosh, WI | 10/31/18
20 people rallied outside of Polk Library on the UW-Oshkosh (UWO) campus, on the evening of October 29, to stand in solidarity with transgender and gender non-conforming people as they face attacks from the reactionary Trump administration.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 10/29/18
Student activists from as far as Massachusetts, Florida, Texas and Minnesota gathered in Salt Lake City for the 13th annual Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) national convention over the weekend of October 20.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Jacksonville District | Jacksonville, FL | 10/27/18
On November 6, Floridians will vote on 12 amendments to the state constitution.
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 10/22/18
A recent ruling of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said that janitors who were picketing for better working conditions were not protected from unfair labor practices committed by their employer.
BY Christina Kittle | Jacksonville, FL | 10/21/18
The United States has a notorious history with the national oppression of Black people. In the South, remnants of slave society exist as a constant reminder of this - Confederate street names, school names and monuments are physical reminders one encounters daily - but we see it also manifest in the social structure of the Black Belt South – the historically constituted nation of Black people in the United States.
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