BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/05/15
After months of organizing and community pressure, the Minneapolis city council voted 12-1 to repeal laws against lurking and spitting, June 5.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/14/15
Over 100 people attended a candlelight vigil at Planters Walk Apartments, May 13, in response to the police killing the day before of D'angelo Reyes Stallworth, a 28-year-old African American worker.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 4/11/15
On April 4, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager shot and killed Walter Scott, an unarmed 50-year-old African American man.
BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | United States | 2/12/15
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine denounced the murder of three Arab university students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina as a heinous crime that represents the growing racism and fascism in North America and Europe against people of color – attacking Black people, other communities of color, and people identified as Arab and Muslim.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/30/15
Organizers of the Feb. 9 through 15 national week of actions to defend Palestinian American leader Rasmea Odeh say that activists in cities across the U.S. are committing to take action and momentum around the case is growing. Odeh was convicted of trumped-up immigration charges last year, and is facing up to 10 years of prison and deportation at her sentencing in Detroit, March 12.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 10/22/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Rasmea Defense Committee.
BY Shivaani Ehsaan | Ferguson, MO | 10/15/14
Thousands protested here Oct. 10 to demand Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson be jailed for the murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
BY Michael Sampson | Tallahassee, FL | 10/11/14
Members of the Tallahassee Dream Defenders rallied outside of the Leon County Courthouse, Oct. 9.
BY C. R. Manor | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/22/14
Chants of “No justice, no peace, no killer police!” and “Hands up, don’t shoot!” filled the streets here, Aug. 20, with about 100 people rallying at the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 8/21/14
Hundreds turned out for an Aug. 20 rally here to demand justice for Michael Brown.