BY Jessica Schwartz | Tampa, Fl | 9/15/14
70 people gathered at the First United Church of Tampa, Sept. 13, to hear speakers on FBI repression of Arab, Muslim and anti-war activists in the U.S. Topics discussed included entrapment, preemptive prosecution and solitary confinement. Over 80,000 people are currently under solitary confinement, a reality for many political prisoners in the U.S.
BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 8/28/14
On, Aug. 25, 250 people gathered in the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) campus quad to commemorate Michael Brown. UIC was one the colleges across the U.S.
BY Cannon Atkinson | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/27/14
More than 30 people marched through the streets here, Aug. 25, to demand justice for Dillon Taylor, Danielle Willard and Mike Brown. Protesters were outraged at the recent killing of Dillon Taylor, an unarmed man, at the hands of the Salt Lake City Police, as well as other killings by the police, such as Danielle Willard and Ferguson, Missouri’s Mike Brown.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 8/23/14
About 150 people gathered, Aug. 21 on Minneapolis’s West Bank, carrying signs and banners demanding an end the U.S.-backed Israeli siege of Gaza.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/23/14
More than 200 people gathered for a rally, Aug. 22, at Red Arrow Park in downtown here to continue the fight against the police brutality that’s directed against Black and Latino communities.
BY C. R. Manor | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/22/14
Chants of “No justice, no peace, no killer police!” and “Hands up, don’t shoot!” filled the streets here, Aug. 20, with about 100 people rallying at the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 8/21/14
Hundreds turned out for an Aug. 20 rally here to demand justice for Michael Brown.
BY Alekos Zambrano | Miami, FL | 8/20/14
Around 100 protesters met on the Wolfston campus of Miami-Dade Community College, Aug. 14, to demand justice for Mike Brown.
BY C. R. Manor | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/20/14
30 people rallied in Salt Lake City to call for an end to the police terror and to demand justice for the victims of police shootings.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/19/14
Over 250 people gathered for a rally here, Aug. 16, to stand in solidarity with the struggle in Ferguson, Missouri, where more than a week of militant protests have erupted since 18-year-old Michael Brown was murdered by a Ferguson police officer.