BY Kati Ketz | United States | 1/16/08
The movie The Great Debaters is based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a poet and professor from the 1930s.
BY David Hungerford | Plainfield, NJ | 12/26/07
The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) called a rally here, Dec. 15 to protest the Nov. 19 arrest of four of its members.
BY David Hungerford | Plainfield, NJ | 12/02/07
Four members of People’s Organization for Progress (POP) were arrested here Nov. 17 during a peaceful rally.
BY Kati Ketz | Charleston, WV | 12/02/07
Hundreds of people rallied and marched here at West Virginia’s capitol building, Nov. 3, to demand justice for Megan Williams and an end to hate crimes in the United States.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/01/07
Sirlena Perry is a clerical worker and a trade unionist in Chicago.
BY Kosta Harlan | Durham, NC | 10/22/07
Speaking to a packed audience of mostly African American students at North Carolina Central University on Oct. 18, Louis Scott, lead attorney for Mychal Bell of the Jena 6, said that the struggle to free the Six was far from over.
BY Chapin Gray | Tuscaloosa, AL | 9/28/07
Across the country, students held rallies in solidarity with the Jena 6. At the University of Alabama, over 100 students, faculty and staff gathered on the library steps, Sept. 20, the day after the massive rally Jena, Louisiana, demanding justice.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 9/21/07
Outraged people are raising their voices, marching in the streets and rallying on campuses across the country to support the Jena Six.
BY Chapin Gray | Jena, LA | 9/18/07
Momentum continues to build in the campaign for the Jena 6, a group of high school students that were arrested on trumped-up charges for a schoolyard fight.
BY Chapin Gray | New Orleans, LA | 9/08/07
Days after President Bush visited New Orleans and proclaimed that the city was “making noticeable progress,” people from as far as France and Brazil gathered in New Orleans Labor Day weekend to for an international tribunal to mark the two-year anniversary of hurricane Katrina.