BY staff | Jackson, MS | 6/04/13
On June 4, Chokwe Lumumba won the election as mayor here, winning 87% of the vote in the general election.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/01/13
Hundreds of people marched through the streets of downtown Minneapolis on May 31 to demand justice for Terrance “Mookie” Franklin, a 22-year-old African American man killed by the police in a South Minneapolis home on May 10.
BY Lawrence Hamm | Newark, NJ | 5/11/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from People's Organization For Progress (POP) chair Lawrence Hamm, from a May 10 Newark, New Jersey press conference.
BY David Newlin | Salt Lake City, UT | 3/01/13
On the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death, Utahans met to both mourn his passing and learn about racism, police brutality and how to fight them.
BY Skye Schmelzer | Gainesville, FL | 3/01/13
The University of Florida (UF) chapters of Dream Defenders and Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) hosted a speak-out on the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s murder, Feb. 26.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 12/04/12
30 students gathered outside of the University of South Florida's Marshall Student Center, Dec. 1, to mourn the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. On Nov. 23, Jordan Davis was racially targeted by a 45 year-old bigot named Michael Dunn in a Jacksonville gas station.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 12/02/12
On Dec. 1, just after sunset, Black student organizations from Florida State University (FSU) and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) held a candlelight vigil for Jordan Davis. Davis, a 17-year-old Black teen was violently gunned down in Jacksonville while in the backseat of a friend's car by a middle-aged white male bigot, supposedly over the volume of the car's music.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Minnesota District | Minnesota | 9/28/12
On Nov. 6 Minnesotans will join with the rest of the country to vote on Election Day.
BY Jacob Flom | Milwaukee, WI | 4/11/12
Dozens of community organizations came together here, April 10, for the “Rally to Demand Justice for Trayvon Martin, Bo Morrison and Victims of Milwaukee Police Brutality.”
BY Chance Zombor | Milwaukee, WI | 4/08/12
Occupy the Hood, Milwaukee began a new program they call “Urban Community Based Physical Training.”