BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 7/28/10
As part of strike preparations at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), a leadership group from all three committees met at the famed DuSable Museum of African American history on July 23.
BY Jacob Flom | Shorewood, WI | 7/20/10
After enormous pressure from the community, bogus charges against a Black high school student accused of stealing chicken nuggets were finally dropped. Hundreds of people rallied in support of freshman Adam Hernandez outside the Shorewood Village Hall July 20.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 6/16/10
Four activists were arrested during a Wake County Board of Education meeting, June 15, as the struggle to stop the resegregation of Wake County schools intensifies. The civil disobedience action was carried out to protest a 5-4 vote by Wake County's majority conservative board to end Wake's busing program.
BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/09/10
Union bus drivers at the University of Alabama are celebrating today! They voted to accept their first union contract late last night, March 8, 2010. All the members and supporters of the Network to Fight for Economic Justice are rejoicing with them!
BY Jenae Stainer | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/08/10
After a week in and out of work and negotiations, Crimson Ride bus drivers at the University of Alabama have successfully achieved their first contract with First Transit.
BY staff | Selma, AL | 3/07/10
Thousands gathered here, Sunday, March 7, to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the 1965 Bloody Sunday civil rights march
BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/03/10
The women and men who drive the buses at the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa need your support and solidarity. They are sick and tired of getting paid $9.50 an hour for hard work
BY Eric Gardner | California | 3/02/10
As the March 4 Day of Action draws closer, campuses across California are getting restless. The latest series of struggles began Feb. 24, on the campus of UC Irvine. That morning, a group of about 20 students and workers took over the campus administration building.
BY Jenae Stainer | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/02/10
On March 1, the University of Alabama Crimson Ride shuttle bus drivers began a strike in order to gain a living wage, benefits, job security and respect on the job.
BY Jenae Stainer | Birmingham, AL | 1/20/10
On Jan. 18, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, dozens of people gathered here to participate in the Solidarity March with the Birmingham Homeless Coalition and Birmingham Peace Project.