BY David Hungerford | Trenton, NJ | 4/10/08
500 people traveled to Trenton, the state capital of New Jersey, April 5, to protest the threat to close Muhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield.
BY David Hungerford | Plainfield, NJ | 3/24/08
A throng of 600 turned out here, March 15, to protest against the closing of Muhlenberg Hospital by its owner, Solaris Healthcare.
BY David Hungerford | Plainfield, NJ | 3/14/08
A move to close Muhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield, New Jersey has triggered a storm of protest.
BY Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle | Chicago, IL | 2/29/08
Tenants at Grove Parc Plaza Apartments, which sits in the shadows of the University of Chicago and the proposed site for the 2016 Olympic Stadium, have achieved a major victory in the struggle to stop their community of over 400 hard-working black families from being displaced.
BY David Hungerford | Irvington, NJ | 2/25/08
“Forty acres and a mule!” and “You stole us. You sold us. You owe us,” chanted here, Feb. 23, demanding reparations for African American people.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 2/16/08
We are publishing the following essay on the life and work of Fred Hampton to coincide with Black History Month, 2008.
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.