BY Jessica Schwartz | Tampa, FL | 11/26/15
Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) organized a speak-out against the Minneapolis police murder of Jamar Clark, an African American man shot in the head while lying face down on the ground.
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 11/26/15
Over 35 activists gathered Nov. 25 at MacGregor Park in front of a statue of Martin Luther King to rally in solidarity with the protests in Minneapolis that are demanding justice for Jamar Clark.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/16/15
About 50 people were arrested here, the night of Nov. 16, in a dramatic protest blocking Interstate 94, as the fight to get justice for Jamar Clark escalated.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/09/15
More than 20 immigrant rights protesters marched into Wells Fargo Bank on Nicollet Avenue and Lake Street on Nov. 7.
BY Zachary Schultz | Tallahassee, FL | 10/31/15
Over 30 students rallied on the Florida State University (FSU) campus, Oct. 29 to protest the recent shooting of Corey Jones, a 31-year old African American drummer from Lake Worth, FL.
BY Alyssa Ferris | Salt Lake City, UT | 10/23/15
On Oct. 22, the national day of action to fight police brutality, 30 activists and community members gathered outside a local library to attend a vigil honoring victims of police brutality.
BY Michael Sampson | Baltimore, MD | 10/15/15
On the night of Oct. 14, over 50 Black youth protesters stormed Baltimore City Hall, demanding police accountability.
BY Rasmea Defense Committee | United States | 10/15/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Oct. 14 statement from the Rasmea Defense Committee.
BY Tom Burke | Cincinnati, OH | 10/15/15
Supporters of Rasmea Odeh could be heard chanting from blocks away in downtown Cincinnati, Oct. 14. Bus riders on their way to morning shifts crossed the street to take leaflets, while curious business people were drawn to watch the protesters chant, “Justice for Rasmea! Justice for Rasmea!” and “DOJ, let’s be clear, Rasmea is welcome here!”
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 9/30/15
One year later, in an effort to demand justice for the those disappeared, the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and Marquette University chapters of Youth Empowered in the Struggle (Y.E.S) jointly hosted a vigil and march in protest.