Monday July 6, 2015
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BY Jared Hamil | Tampa, FL | 7/05/15
Over 50 people joined together the night of July 3 to demand an end to racist violence. Protesting police crimes, white supremacist activity and the recent attacks on African American churches, activists and community members gathered at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in downtown Tampa, chanting, “Black lives matter!" and “Cops and Klan go hand in hand!"
BY Katherine Draken | Tallahassee, FL | 6/19/15
Tallahassee, FL - Community members and students attended the Tallahassee City Commission meeting, June 17, to voice their opposition to ‘Operation Safe Neighborhoods.’ The program contains three elements, one of which seeks to hire 15 more Tallahassee Police Department officers.
BY staff | Phoenix, AZ | 6/14/15
200 immigrant detainees began a hunger strike on June 13, at the for-profit Eloy Detention Center run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA).
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 6/08/15
On June 2, State Attorney Angela Corey kicked off her campaign for a third term in the 2016 elections. In 2008, Corey became the state attorney for Florida's Fourth Judicial Circuit Court, which encompasses Duval, Nassau and Clay counties.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 6/08/15
On June 2, State Attorney Angela Corey kicked off her campaign for a third term in the 2016 elections. In 2008, Corey became the state attorney for Florida's Fourth Judicial Circuit Court, which encompasses Duval, Nassau and Clay counties.
BY Cassia Laham | Fort Lauderdale, FL | 6/02/15
On June 11, activists in the South Florida area will gather to watch Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh speak about the status of her case and what to expect as her legal team files for an appeal.
BY Kevin Bevel | Jacksonville, FL | 5/30/15
About 200 demonstrators gathered at the Jacksonville Landing, May 30, to demand justice for D’Angelo Stallworth. Stallworth was murdered by deputies of the Jacksonville Sherriff’s Office (JSO).
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 5/17/15
An unjust system promotes injustice until it is replaced with a better system. This current system is more clearly unjust in the Black community in the U.S., and caused tragedy to strike again in Jacksonville, Florida. A rally was held on May 16 to honor D'angelo Stallworth's memory and to fight for justice.
BY staff | Russia | 5/10/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Anti-Globalization Movement of Russia
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/10/15
On April 17, I had the honor of attending a sold-out advanced screening of 3 ½ Minutes, a new documentary about the murder of Jordan and the ensuing Dunn trial.
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