BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids | 1/20/15
More than 1000 students and community members marched in the streets here and at the nearby Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 19.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 1/19/15
Several thousand protesters took the streets here, Jan. 19 to reclaim the Martin Luther King Day holiday and proclaim that “Black lives matter.”
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 1/15/15
This is the movie for the world to see because it gives to one an inside look into one of the most racist and oppressive societies known to humanity. But you can’t venture to look and not be moved in your heart and mind to detest the cruelties of racism and to love and be in solidarity with those who fight back.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 12/06/14
On Dec. 5, nearly 100 protesters gathered in downtown Jacksonville to demand justice for Eric Garner, the New York African American man who was choked to death by police.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 12/01/14
Students from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) held a die-in on Nov. 25, in reaction to Ferguson cop Darren Wilson not being indicted for killing Mike Brown. About 40 students participated in the protest and many more watched.
BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 11/25/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Nov 25 statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 11/25/14
Over 60 people gathered at the Hillsborough Courthouse located on Twiggs Avenue in downtown here Nov. 25, to protest the injustice against Mike Brown of Ferguson, Missouri.
BY Avinash Ramanathan | Tallahassee, FL | 11/09/14
Over 50 people marched demanding justice in the police killing of Kaldrick Donald in Gretna, Nov. 5.
BY A.V. Ramanathan | 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 | 10/13/14
State Attorney Willie Meggs dropped the charges, Oct. 10, against Viola Young and three other people who were arrested over a week earlier. Young is a 61-year-old African American woman who was hit in the back with a stun gun wielded by Tallahassee Police Department Officer Terry Mahan.