BY Lex Huran | Minneapolis, MN | 9/26/11
At a hearing for Chrishaun McDonald on Sept. 22, over 40 people gathered to show their support for her, as both sides made arguments in regards to the defense’s motion for a bail reduction.
BY Luce Guillen-Given | Minneapolis, MN | 9/24/11
A young African American transgender woman was attacked by a group of white men outside of the Schooner Tavern on Lake Street in South Minneapolis, early on the morning of June 5, 2011. Chrishaun (CeCe) McDonald and her friends were on their way to the grocery store when they were attacked by patrons of the bar with transphobic and racist slurs, and one person bashed Ms. McDonald’s face with a glass beer mug. Although Ms. McDonald was the target of a hate crime, she was singled out and charged with second degree murder after one of the attackers was killed.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 9/23/11
Over 30 people gathered for an evening vigil, Sept. 22, the day after the execution of Troy Davis.
BY staff | Grand Rapids, MI | 9/21/11
A leader of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression, Tom Burke, condemned the scheduled execution of Troy Davis, Sept. 21.
BY Kosta Harlan | Chapel Hill, NC | 9/21/11
A diverse group of over 120 students braved heavy rains to rally on UNC Chapel Hill's campus, Sept. 21, in protest of the scheduled execution of Troy Davis. The students held signs saying "I am Troy Davis", "Stop the execution", and "Abolish the death penalty".
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/20/11
Death row prisoner Troy Davis was denied clemency today, Sept. 20, by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles. He is scheduled to be executed tomorrow night.
BY staff | Georgia | 9/14/11
On Sept. 21 at 7:00 p.m., the State of Georgia Department of Corrections is planning to execute Troy Davis by lethal injection. A broad movement has stepped into high gear to stop this injustice from happening.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 9/09/11
Now that ten years are passed since the events of Sept. 11, 2001, we would do well to look back and take note of some of the causes and consequences. We need to sum up and draw lessons.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 8/12/11
More than 60 people joined a spirited picket line here at the Criminal Courts Building, Aug. 12, to demand all charges against veteran Chicano leader and anti-war activist Carlos Montes be dropped.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | Los Angeles, CA | 8/10/11
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.