Wednesday June 26, 2019
| Last update: Tuesday at 7:04 PM
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/28/19
In the shadow of President Trump’s declaration of a ‘state of emergency’ to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Legalization for All Network is organizing a national delegation of immigrant rights activists to go on a fact-finding and solidarity delegation to the border.
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BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 3/26/19
On March 24, over 50 people from the community, along with members of the Jacksonville Community Action Committee, gathered to remember the life of Vernell Bing Jr., an African American man gunned down by Officer Tyler Landreville of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in 2016.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 3/24/19
With 58% of the vote, Republican Mayor Lenny Curry outright won re-election as mayor of Jacksonville, Florida on March 19.
BY Autumn Lake | Minneapolis, MN | 3/18/19
On March 17, 50 people filled Mayday Books to hear Sean Orr, a Latin America solidarity activist, trade unionist, and member of Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), speak about the current crisis facing Venezuela.
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 3/17/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Frank Chapman, Field Organizer of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. Rasmea Odeh, an historic figure in the Palestine national movement, is being threatened by German authorities with denial of her right to speak in Germany, as well as attempting to take away her visa.
BY Loretta VanPelt | St. Paul, MN | 3/17/19
On March 15, the mother of Cordale Handy, members of the community and other families who lost loved ones to police violence gathered here to remember Cordale Handy, who was murdered by police on this date in 2017.
BY Autumn Lake | Minneapolis, MN | 3/13/19
On March 10, 30 people gathered at Mayday Books for a program presented by Katrina Kozarek, a longtime Venezuela resident and an audiovisual reporter for Venezuelanalysis.com.
BY Chase Gordon | Tampa, FL | 3/06/19
On February 28, the Tampa Bay chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a Black Lives Matter rally at the University of South Florida for the seventh anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death.
BY Communist Party of Cuba | Cuba | 2/24/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following message from the Communist Party of Cuba. As stated in the Declaration of the Revolutionary Government of Cuba on February 13, "the escalation of pressure and action by the government of the United States to prepare a military adventure disguised as humanitarian intervention" not only constitutes a real threat to the Bolivarian Revolution, but also carries a real danger for peace on the continent.
BY Regina Joseph | Tallahassee, FL | 2/22/19
Over twenty people gathered at the steps of Wescott at Florida State University, February 18, to demonstrate against Trump’s so-called ‘National Emergency.’
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