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BY Tom Burke | Chicago, IL | 10/03/19
A standing room only crowd filled the Holy Covenant United Methodist Church on September 29 to commemorate Reverend Bruce Johnson and Eugenia Johnson.
BY staff | New York, NY | 9/22/19
Over 300 people gathered at Columbus Circle in New York City on September 21 to rally and march for Puerto Rican independence.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 7/24/19
On July 22, around 100 members of the local Puerto Rican community rallied in front of the Duval County Courthouse demanding #RickyRenunica
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 7/24/19
About 400 people rallied marched in neighborhood of Humboldt Park, July 21, calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rossello.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/01/19
There are many 50-year anniversaries being celebrated these days, including the founding of the Young Lords on September 23, 1968, and the Rainbow Coalition in April 1969.
BY staff | New York, NY | 6/17/19
On June 16, organizers in New York City held a discussion entitled “Las Carpetas: The FBI’s War on Puerto Rican Liberty.”
CSFR, Puerto Rico
BY staff | New York, NY | 6/15/19
200 people marched in a contingent demanding Puerto Rican independence from the United States, June 9 at the Puerto Rican Day Parade.
Puerto Rico
BY staff | New York, NY | 5/24/19
A group of around 15 New Yorkers gathered, May 17, in front of the Ted Weiss Federal Building, home of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The rally was called by the group New York Boricua Resistance (NYBR), in response to the poisoning of Puerto Ricans by Bayer-Monsanto and AES corporations, which are guilty of dumping toxic waste and spraying hazardous chemicals.
BY staff | New York, NY | 10/29/18
Over 150 people gathered at the Holyrood Church in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City on October 27 for the International Peoples Tribunal on U.S. Colonial Crimes in Puerto Rico.
BY staff | United States | 9/20/18
Fight Back! interviewed Jose “Cha Cha” Jimenez, the founder of the Young Lords.
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