BY Chrisley Carpio | Gainesville, FL | 3/20/14
On March 18, University of Florida Students for Justice in Palestine, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), and the Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) filled a room with about two dozen students and community members to celebrate International Women's Day.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/12/14
To mark International Women’s Day (IWD) in Chicago, and to honor leading Palestinian women’s rights organizer Rasmea Odeh, 70 activists came together here, March 8, for a panel and dinner titled, “Winning Justice for Palestine & for Rasmea Odeh.”
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 3/10/14
About two dozen people gathered here, March 7, at the United Church of Christ to hear from speakers on civil freedoms.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 3/02/14
Florida State Attorney Angela Corey announced on March 1, 2014, that her office is seeking a maximum 60-year sentence in the retrial of Marissa Alexander, beginning in late July.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 2/27/14
The People’s Organization for Progress held a march here, Feb. 26, to commemorate the second anniversary of the murder of Trayvon Martin.
BY Meredith Aby | Minneapolis, MN | 2/17/14
On Feb. 15, a panel called, “Victories in Resistance, Solidarity Against Injustice” was organized by the Minnesota Anti-War Committee (AWC) to celebrate newly-won freedom and to reflect on how to do political prisoner solidarity which builds our movements.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 2/16/14
The steps of the Duval County Courthouse were filled with protesters and community members on Saturday, February 15.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 2/06/14
About 15 protesters assembled outside of the Duval County Courthouse, Feb. 6, as jurors heard opening statements in the first degree murder trial of Michael Dunn, the racist killer of 17-year-old African American youth Jordan Davis.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 2/05/14
Over 35 protesters gathered here outside of the Duval County Courthouse, Feb. 4, for the first day of jury selection in the trial of Michael Dunn, the racist killer of 17-year-old African American youth Jordan Davis.
BY staff | Huntsville, TX | 1/20/14
On Jan. 22 at 6:00 p.m., the State of Texas is planning to execute Mexican national Edgar Tamayo by lethal injection. The planned execution has sparked intense controversy and a broad international movement demanding that Texas halt the execution. Texas has executed far more people than any other state in the U.S., a disproportionate number of them Black and Latino.