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.
BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | Washington, D.C. | 9/21/10
The Network to Fight for Economic Justice (NFEJ) is calling on all affiliates and supporters to rally for Jobs, Education, Peace and Equality, on October 2nd in Washington D.C. Initiated by the NAACP and labor unions, along with hundreds of progressive organizations, this rally promises to be powerful.
BY staff | Asheville, NC | 9/13/10
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at University of North Carolina-Asheville and allied community members assembled at Pack Square Sept. 11, united to oppose bigotry, racism and war. The demonstrators stood determined to promote their peace and justice message in solidarity with the Gainesville chapter of SDS who were leading a large protest against Terry Jones and the Koran burning that same day.
BY staff | Gainesville, FL | 9/12/10
Chanting, “When the Muslim people are under attack, what do we do? Stand up fight back!” about 300 people rallied and marched here Sept. 11 in response to the threatened Qur’an burning by Pastor Terry Jones's church, the Dove World Outreach Center. The protest was organized by the Gainesville Area Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and it received support from the community at large.