BY Kelly O'Brien | United States | 3/25/12
Minneapolis, MN - A large number of protests and events are planned for this upcoming week, March 26 through April 1, to demand “Justice for Trayvon Martin.”
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 3/23/12
All around the U.S., people are taking action to denounce the racist murder of African American teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. We demand justice!
BY Michael L. Sampson II | Tallahassee, FL | 3/21/12
70 students from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) and Florida State University (FSU) gathered at FAMU campus to hold a rally and demand justice for Trayvon Martin on March 19.
BY staff | Newark, NJ | 1/21/12
The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) marched and held a speaking program Jan.15 in observance of the 83rd anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/21/11
Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald appeared in court, Dec. 20 for a hearing where it was decided that her trial will begin on April 30, 2012, instead of the original start date of Jan. 9.
BY Luce Guillen-Given | Minneapolis, MN | 9/24/11
A young African American transgender woman was attacked by a group of white men outside of the Schooner Tavern on Lake Street in South Minneapolis, early on the morning of June 5, 2011. Chrishaun (CeCe) McDonald and her friends were on their way to the grocery store when they were attacked by patrons of the bar with transphobic and racist slurs, and one person bashed Ms. McDonald’s face with a glass beer mug. Although Ms. McDonald was the target of a hate crime, she was singled out and charged with second degree murder after one of the attackers was killed.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 9/23/11
Over 30 people gathered for an evening vigil, Sept. 22, the day after the execution of Troy Davis.
BY staff | Grand Rapids, MI | 9/21/11
A leader of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression, Tom Burke, condemned the scheduled execution of Troy Davis, Sept. 21.
BY Kosta Harlan | Chapel Hill, NC | 9/21/11
A diverse group of over 120 students braved heavy rains to rally on UNC Chapel Hill's campus, Sept. 21, in protest of the scheduled execution of Troy Davis. The students held signs saying "I am Troy Davis", "Stop the execution", and "Abolish the death penalty".
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/20/11
Death row prisoner Troy Davis was denied clemency today, Sept. 20, by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles. He is scheduled to be executed tomorrow night.