BY Chapin Gray | Selma, AL | 3/05/07
Over 1000 people gathered here, Sunday, March 4, to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the 1965 civil rights demonstration known as Bloody Sunday - during which over 600 men, women and children crossed over the Edmund Pettus bridge and were attacked with tear gas, clubs and violence from police.
BY staff | North Carolina | 11/02/06
Saladin Muhammad is a veteran leader of the labor and African American liberation movements in North Carolina. He is responsible for coordinating organizing in North Carolina and Virginia for the North Carolina and Virginia Public Service Workers Unions UE Locals 150 and 160.
BY staff | North Carolina | 10/31/06
Saladin Muhammad is a veteran leader of the labor and African American liberation movements in North Carolina.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 10/28/06
Raleigh sanitation workers changed tactics, after months of protests to city management fell on deaf ears.
BY Doug Michel | New Orleans, LA | 8/01/06
Instead of the usual Independence Day celebrations, over 350 New Orleans residents and activists gathered at the St. Bernard Housing Project in the Ninth Ward district to demand the right to return to their homes and to voice their opposition to the Iraq war.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Chicago, IL | 6/01/06
Chicago, IL - Among the 700,000 people who took to the streets here for the May Day immigrants’ rights protest were anti-gentrification activists from the city’s South Side.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/10/06
“I feel about UIC like Kanye West said about George Bush: You don’t care about Black people,” snapped Lou Jones, state representative from Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood.
BY staff | Brunswick, GA | 12/06/05
On Dec. 1, the Glynn County Superior Court heard the Contest of Election filed by mayoral candidate Elaine Brown and granted Brown’s motion to continue.
BY staff | Brunswick, GA | 11/14/05
Mayoral candidate Elaine Brown vowed to continue the fight for a fair and free election and to empower black people.
BY Tom Burke | Brunswick, GA | 11/07/05
In a dramatic turnaround, Elaine Brown is back in the mayor’s race here. Brown’s re-entry as a write-in candidate was announced on the eve of election day, following a judge’s court ruling in her favor.