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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/20/21
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the Black Student Union held a protest on the University of Minnesota campus, April 17, to demand justice for Daunte Wright, to call for community control of the campus police (UMPD), and to speak out against the recent deployment of the UMPD to brutalize protesters in Brooklyn Center.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/18/21
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the Black Student Union held a protest on the University of Minnesota campus, April 17, to demand justice for Daunte Wright, to call for community control of the campus police (UMPD), and to speak out against the recent deployment of the UMPD to brutalize protesters in Brooklyn Center.
BY Rory Donovan | Milwaukee, WI | 4/10/21
On the evening of April 9, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a rally at Spaights Plaza at UW-Milwaukee to call for a Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC) in Milwaukee and renew their demands to defund campus police and refund programs that support students.
BY staff | Austin, TX | 4/03/21
On March 30, around 30 students and activists from all over Austin converged on the State Capitol building in solidarity with Palestine on Land Day.
BY staff | Appleton, WI | 3/15/21
On March 8, Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis-based police officer, began his trial for the brutal killing of George Floyd. On this same day, Michael Mattioli, a Milwaukee-based police officer, began his trial for the murder of Joel Acevedo.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 3/11/21
On March 8, 40 protesters gathered in downtown Tampa to demand the conviction of Derek Chauvin. The protest was cohosted by Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and Tampa Bay Community Action Committee (TBCAC).
BY Jonce Palmer | Tallahassee, FL | 3/03/21
On February 26, a group of about 20 students and community members assembled at Wescott Fountain at Florida State University to demand the immediate termination of the contract between FSU and food service provider Aramark on the grounds of their use of prison labor and other worker abuses.
BY Rick Majumdar | Arlington, TX | 2/19/21
On February 10, the Progressive Student Union held a rally for accountability at the University of Texas at Arlington.
BY Eithne Silva | Tampa, FL | 2/11/21
On February 9 students and community organizations gathered on the University of South Florida (USF) campus to protest recent acts by the university and the government to limit the free speech of progressive voices.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 2/01/21
Florida State University’s (FSU) Presidential Task Force on Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusion recently released their recommendation to permanently remove the Eppes statue and change the names of Eppes Hall and B. K. Roberts Hall.
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