BY Sarah Martin | Minneapolis, MN | 3/29/15
Sharon Rice Vaughan, a longtime and respected member of Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) and the Twin Cities peace and justice movements, died in a car crash in Havana, Cuba on March 24. Her sudden and untimely death leaves a big hole in our community.
BY staff | Palestine | 3/14/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following March 8 statement from the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees.
BY Jared Hoey | Tampa, FL | 3/10/15
Freedom Road Socialist Organization hosted a discussion panel for International Women's Day, March 8, at the First United Church of Tampa. Groups that spoke at the event included the local immigrant rights group Raices en Tampa and the Committee to Stop FBI Repression-Tampa.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/10/15
Rasmea Odeh celebrated International Women’s Day with over 125 supporters in Chicago, March 8. She appeared in strong spirits, as she prepares for her sentencing hearing in Detroit in just four days.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/10/15
Fight Back News is circulating Rasmea Odeh's March 8 speech at the Chicago International Women’s Day event.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 3/08/15
About 40 people came together here, March 8, to celebrate International Women’s Day.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/06/15
For over 100 years, International Women's Day has been a day to celebrate accomplishments in the struggle for women's liberation.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 3/03/15
March 8 is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate our accomplishments in the struggle for equality and liberation, to take stock of the situation we face and to plan for battles ahead. Nothing can hold us back.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/11/15
Protests, speaking events and fundraisers are being organized across the U.S. as part of the growing national movement to win justice for Rasmea Odeh. Two events will take place in the Twin Cities on Friday, Feb. 13. First is the weekly Palestine Solidarity Vigil to Demand Justice for Rasmea, 4:30 to 5:30 at the intersection of Summit and Snelling Avenues in Saint Paul, followed by a speech by Rasmea Odeh, via live stream, which will be at the center of an event running from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 4200 Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/28/15
Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) Chicago Network is hosting a fundraiser Feb. 3 to celebrate the resilience of Rasmea Odeh. The event, at 8:00 p.m. at DePaul University, will include dinner, a comedy performance from Amer Zahr, spoken word and dance performances and a speech from a representative of the Rasmea Defense Committee. All proceeds from the fundraiser will go to Odeh’s legal defense fund.