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BY Michela Martinazzi | New York, NY | 2/18/17
On Feb. 15 protesters gathered on the corner of 5th and 57th, across the street from Trump Towers.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 2/18/17
On Feb. 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, which authorized the removal of 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent from the West Coast of the U.S. to concentration camps.
BY Richard Blake | Jacksonville, FL | 2/16/17
Hundreds gathered at Hemming Park directly outside City Hall on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, awaiting news of whether Jacksonville's city council would pass an expanded Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) protecting LGBTQ community members from discrimination.
LGBTQ Rights
BY staff | Philippines | 2/15/17
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today, Feb. 15, called on the Filipino people to protest the police and military crackdown after at least 19 individuals, mostly activists as well as civilians, who were arrested in Metro Manila and other parts of the country in a span of just one week since the Duterte regime terminated peace talks and declared an “all-out war” against the revolutionary forces last February 7.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 2/14/17
The strains of the civil rights anthem, Oh, Freedom, rang out in Trinity Episcopal Church on Chicago’s South Side, Feb. 12, sung by Evangeline Jackson.
BY staff | Tucson, AZ | 2/13/17
On Feb. 16, the immigrant rights group LUPE (Lucha Unida de Padres y Estudiantes) calls all defenders of immigrants and their families to protest the first wave of Trump’s raids.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/11/17
Another legal defeat was handed to Donald Trump, Feb. 9, as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected his administration's request for the reinstatement of the executive order banning immigrants from seven Arab, African, or Muslim-majority countries.
Muslim Ban
BY Ryan Hamann | Oshkosh, WI | 2/09/17
Nearly five dozen members of UAW Local 291 have gone on strike.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/09/17
At noon on Feb. 9, a day after the Army Corp of Engineers reversed its decision and gave the go-ahead to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), 150 people gathered in downtown Saint Paul to denounce this ruling.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 2/07/17
On Jan. 23, President Donald Trump signed an executive action withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
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