BY Daniel Ginsberg | Oak Creek, WI | 8/10/12
Thousands gathered at Oak Creek High School here, August 10, for the memorial of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin massacre victims.
BY Brad Sigal | Puerto Rico | 7/10/12
On June 30 the Puerto Rican legislature approved a new Penal Code that includes sharp restrictions on a broad range of civil liberties and rights.
BY Chance Zombor | Milwaukee, WI | 4/08/12
Occupy the Hood, Milwaukee began a new program they call “Urban Community Based Physical Training.”
BY David Hoskins | Selma, AL | 3/13/12
Thousands of protesters gathered here, March 4 to kick off a five-day march to Montgomery.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | North Carolina | 1/22/12
The Committee to Stop FBI Repression condemns the sentencing last week of three young Muslim men in North Carolina to between 15 and 45 years in prison each.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/17/12
Organized by Occupy the Hood, about 250 people joined a Martin Luther King Day march here, Jan. 16.
BY staff | Los Angeles, California | 12/11/11
Hundreds marched here Dec. 10, protesting “Secure Communities,” the Immigration Custom Enforcement/police program that attacks poor and working class immigrants, mostly Mexican and Central American, who are caught up in traffic or other minor
BY Chance Zombor | Milwaukee, WI | 11/11/11
On Nov. 12 “Occupy the Hood” and “Decolonize the Hood / Descolonizar el Barrio” will march for Black & Brown Power! At 1:00 pm on Saturday, the South Side will rally on 27th Street and National Avenue, near M&I Bank, while the North Side rallies on 26th Street and Wisconsin Avenue, near US Bank.
BY Chance Zombor | Waukesha, WI | 10/27/10
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), along with other student groups, held a Speak Out Against Racism! demonstration in response to a recent rise of white supremacist graffiti on the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha campus. The graffiti included swastikas and the initials “KKK.” The graffiti had previously been addressed by the university administration only with a mass email warning of a possible “written reprimand, loss of a privilege, or community service” for the perpetrator.
BY Kati Ketz | Washington, D.C. | 10/04/10
Washington DC – Over 175,000 people rallied here on Oct. 2 to demand jobs and income, the right to higher education, to defend civil rights and protest racism, and to oppose right-wing politics. The NAACP, SEIU, and AFL-CIO were among the main sponsors of the rally. Thousands of NAACP chapters, union locals, and progressive organizations all over the country worked together to mobilize the huge turnout for the demonstration, stressing the need for workers to unite.