BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/07/15
Palestinian icon Rasmea Odeh; Black youth leaders Veronica Morris-Moore and LaCreshia Birts; Black Liberation Movement veteran Frank Chapman and Eric Koene, a striking worker from the Kohler plant in Wisconsin, appeared together on the stage of the 24th Annual People’s Thanksgiving.
BY Loretta VanPelt | St. Paul, MN | 8/11/15
Over 300 people gathered in here, August 10, in a show of solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri and to remember the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown at the hands of the police.
BY Stephanie Taylor | Minneapolis, MN | 8/05/15
Over 200 protesters marched here, July 31, demanding justice for Sandra Bland.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 7/29/15
Over 100 activists and community members gathered here, July 26, to honor Sandra Bland.
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.