BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 3/09/14
About 150 members of Dream Defenders, an organization dedicated to fighting against racism while building the power of Black and Brown youth, marched into the Florida Capitol, March 3 to confront the Florida law makers and Governor Rick Scott with chants and protest on the first day of legislative session.
BY staff | New York, NY | 3/07/14
Students from campuses across New York rallied against education cuts in Albany on March 6. The students protested Governor Cuomo’s proposal to cut $1 million from the City University of New York (CUNY) and $2 million from the State University of New York (SUNY) budgets.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 3/03/14
On Feb. 28, 35 courageous students gathered at the Florida State University (FSU) Integration Statues.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 2/28/14
Dozens of students at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee rallied on campus to protest racial injustice and racial profiling, February 26, the second anniversary of the murder of Trayvon Martin.
BY staff | United States | 2/23/14
Members of the Student Commission of Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) met to sum up the past year of struggle and discuss strategies for building the student movement in the U.S.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 2/21/14
On Feb. 20, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at Florida State University (FSU) held a press conference demanding “Tuition equity for undocumented students” on the school’s campus.
BY David Cid | Los Angeles, CA | 2/13/14
Several hundred students and community members held a protest march and rally on the campus of Cal State University of Los Angeles (CSULA), Feb. 4.
BY David Cid | Los Angeles, CA | 2/02/14
Over 100 students, community activists, faculty, staff and others jammed the Cal State University of Los Angeles (CSULA) faculty Academic Senate, Jan. 28, to demonstrate support for Ethnic Studies - Chicana/o Studies, Pan-African Studies and Asian American Studies - becoming part of the General Education program.
BY Conor Munro | Gainesville, FL | 1/26/14
This week Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) announced the launch of an education rights campaign for undocumented immigrant students. SDS is calling on all chapters to build the struggle for tuition equity and financial aid for students who graduate from U.S. high schools without documentation.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/01/13
In early November, Shannon Gibney, an English Professor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC), was given an official letter of reprimand by the college’s Vice President of Academic Affairs Lois Bollman after two white male students interrupted a discussion on structural racism in her Intro to Mass Communication class.