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.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/01/07
Sirlena Perry is a clerical worker and a trade unionist in Chicago.