BY Staff | Tallahassee, FL | 4/16/13
Nearly 30 community members and Tallahassee Dream Defenders attended a public hearing on April 12 in support of Antonio and Rodrizgus Richardson, two African-American brothers in Tallahassee.
BY Staff | Memphis, TN | 3/31/13
Organizers, community members and activists from around the country converged on the city of Memphis, Tennessee on March 30 to protest the presence of the Ku Klux Klan, which held a rally on the courthouse steps.
BY Staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/28/13
Occupy the Hood-Milwaukee has called for a protest on March 29 following the news that the three white Milwaukee police who killed Derek Williams - a Black man - will not face state criminal charges.
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 3/21/13
After a spirited protest downtown, Indigenous rights leaders, including Nina Wilson, a founder of Idle No More, gathered here at the American Indian Center on Franklin Avenue, March 21, for a wrap-up of the day’s activities and to prepare for the next event.
BY Fight Back! Editors | New York, NY | 3/17/13
We stand with Carol Gray, the mother of Kimani Gray, in demanding his murderers be taken off the streets of New York City before they take another young life.
BY Staff | Pensacola, FL | 3/11/13
Activists and workers in 23 cities across Florida laced up their boots, grabbed their picket signs, and took to the streets on March 5 to protest the state’s now-infamous voter suppression laws.
BY Staff | Tallahassee, FL | 3/07/13
On the morning of March 5, over 150 Black and brown Dream Defenders from across the state converged onto the state capitol here to deliver one important message to Florida Legislators and Governor Rick Scott on the first day of legislative session: the start of the “Dream Era.”
BY Staff | Tallahassee, FL | 3/02/13
On Feb. 26, 2012, African-American high school student Trayvon Martin was gunned down in Sanford, Florida. His murderer is George Zimmerman, a 29-year-old man who maliciously stalked the 17-year-old Martin under the grounds of his ‘looking suspicious.’
BY David Newlin | Salt Lake City, UT | 3/01/13
On the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death, Utahans met to both mourn his passing and learn about racism, police brutality and how to fight them.
BY Skye Schmelzer | Gainesville, FL | 3/01/13
The University of Florida (UF) chapters of Dream Defenders and Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) hosted a speak-out on the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s murder, Feb. 26.