BY Michael Sampson | Baltimore, MD | 4/27/15
High school students leaving school, protesting for Justice For Freddy Gray were met by Baltimore Police in riot gear on the afternoon of April 27.
BY Michael Sampson | Baltimore, MD | 4/25/15
Over 4000 protesters took to the streets here, April 25, shutting down major intersections, while demanding justice for Freddie Gray. The protests started in West Baltimore, where Gray lived and demonstrators marched all the way to City Hall where speakers gathered to address the crowd.
BY Michael Sampson | Baltimore, MD | 4/23/15
Hundreds of Baltimore residents took to the streets for the fourth consecutive day, April 22, demanding justice for Freddie Gray. Gray was an African American man murdered while in Baltimore police custody. Protesters held a long marched from West Baltimore to City Hall, shutting down major intersections along the way, chanting, "All night, all day, we gonna fight for Freddie Gray."
BY Michael Sampson | Baltimore, MD | 4/22/15
On the evening of April 21, over 1000 community members in West Baltimore met on the corner of Mount Street and Presbury.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/15/15
According to a letter from their lawyer, the Mall of America (MOA) is no longer pursuing restitution from Black Lives Matter activists for lost revenue after they made the decision to shut down their stores during a Dec. 20, 2014 protest at the Mall of America.
BY Joseph Piette | Frackville, PA | 4/07/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following article from Workers World.
BY staff | Minneapolis | 3/04/15
Over 115 researchers, professors and academics have signed a letter as of March 4 urging charges be dropped against protesters who are being prosecuted by Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson for their attendance at Dec. 20 peaceful demonstration at the Mall of America.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/26/15
Defense attorneys for Rasmea Odeh, Chicago’s 68-year-old Palestinian community leader, filed a ‘sentencing memorandum’ in a Detroit federal court, Feb. 25, arguing that Odeh “should not be sentenced to further imprisonment” following her conviction in November 2014 on a single charge of Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 2/17/15
A Valentine’s Day event was held at the Church of the Living God on Chicago’s South Side to welcome home Howard Morgan.
BY Corey Uhl | New York, NY | 2/17/15
Over 35 people gathered at the historic Riverside Church in Harlem, Feb. 13 to show solidarity with Rasmea Odeh.