BY David Hungerford | East Orange, NJ | 7/11/10
On July 6, 2009 Jacqui Graham, 21, was found dead in a cell in the police headquarters here.
BY Steff Yorek | Minneapolis, MN | 7/10/10
100 people took to the streets of South Minneapolis July 9 to demand justice for Oscar Grant.
BY Sarah Martin | Minneapolis, MN | 6/22/10
After 21 days in a Rwanda jail, lawyer Peter Erlinder returned home today.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 5/14/10
On Thursday, the Los Angeles City council passed a motion to officially boycott the State of Arizona. Arizona’s new racist law SB1070 targets Mexican, Chicano, and Native American people for harassment.
BY James Jordan | Tucson, AZ | 5/01/10
“This law is unwise. This law is stupid, and it’s racist. It’s a national embarrassment…if I were a Hispanic person in the state, I would be humiliated and angered.” These are the words of Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, announcing in Tucson April 28 that his department would not be cooperating with SB1070.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 4/28/10
On Friday, April 23rd, Republican Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona signed SB1070. This law makes it a crime to be an undocumented immigrant and requires police to stop and arrest people who they suspect of being undocumented.
BY Staff | Arizona | 4/27/10
Fight Back News Service is making available the video Arizona Resiste, which shows some of the inspiring struggles that took place in Arizona before the anti-immigrant Jim Crow type bill SB1070, was signed into law.
BY Jared Hamil | Gainesville, FL | 4/21/10
Students and community members joined a third rally, April 20, demanding justice for Kofi Adu-Brempong, the African student shot in the face by university police.
BY Staff | Gainesville, FL | 4/20/10
The video of the March 2 shooting of Kofi Adu-Brempong has finally been released to the public. Students of the University of Florida and members of the community have been outraged about the shooting and have held demonstrations demanding justice for Adu-Brempong.
BY James Jordan | Tucson, AZ | 4/18/10
“Tucson today is the moral equivalent of Birmingham, Alabama in 1961,” said Mike Wilson, border rights activist and Tohono ‘O’odham tribal member, at a rally at the Federal Building here, April 15. The rally was held in response series of raids that took place the same day in Phoenix, Tucson, Rio Rico and Nogales, and in the Mexican city of Nogales, Sonora.