Wednesday July 17, 2019
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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.
BY Brad Sigal | Puerto Rico | 5/31/18
The impossibly low official death count of just 64 people killed from Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico last September has now been shown to be a politically manipulated fabrication.
BY Brad Sigal | San Juan, Puerto Rico | 5/03/18
On May 1, police in Puerto Rico responded to tens of thousands of people marching against austerity with serious repression including tear gas, pepper spray and arrests.
BY Brad Sigal | San Juan, Puerto Rico | 4/30/18
On April 27, police pepper sprayed teachers in a protest led by the Puerto Rican Teachers Federation (FMPR) outside the Department of Education.
BY Brad Sigal | San Juan, Puerto Rico | 3/16/18
The Puerto Rican Teachers Federation and allied teachers’ organizations in the Broad Front in Defense of Public Education (FADEP) have called a national teachers’ strike in Puerto Rico for March 19.
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