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BY Brad Sigal | Saint Paul, MN | 4/19/20
On April 17, hundreds of right-wing pro-Trump protesters flouted Minnesota's social distancing guidelines and shelter-in-place order to protest in front of the governor's mansion in Saint Paul.
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BY staff | United States | 4/19/20
Fight Back! interviewed Charlotte Kates, International Coordinator of the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, on the fight to free Palestinian political prisoners in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. We ask that all of our readers to support this important effort.
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/18/20
While many people across the country have received the first wave of federal stimulus checks meant to provide immediate relief related to COVID-19, the undocumented community continues to be left out in the cold.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/17/20
On Thursday, April 16, the U.S. Department of Labor released their latest report on new claims for unemployment insurance, or UI, benefits showing 5.2 million more people applied.
BY Edward Holifield | Tallahassee, FL | 4/16/20
Edward Holifield, M.D. is an activist and physician from Tallahassee, Florida. He is a longtime advocate for people of color in the Tallahassee area, particularly in the fight against Black infant mortality and racial discrimination in health care.
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BY staff | New York, NY | 4/16/20
As of April 6, the rates of death from COVID-19 are twice as high for Latinos and Black residents of New York City as they are for white residents.
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/16/20
AFSCME Local 2822, representing almost 1300 clerical workers working for Hennepin County, is planning an April 17, 12:30 p.m. Car Convergence that will pack the Ridgedale Library parking lot, the site of the Hennepin County Library Administrative Offices, at 12601 Ridgedale Drive in Minnetonka.
BY Jessica Schwartz | New York, NY | 4/15/20
As of April 14, the death toll from COVID-19 jumped by 3700, up to 10,000 in New York City.
BY staff | United States | 4/15/20
Mumia Abu-Jamal—father, husband and grandfather—is an internationally renowned US political prisoner, widely honored for his piercing indictments of the racial inequities and brutal imperialist powers of the US.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/14/20
In a press conference held by video on April 14, several immigrant rights organizations announced a week of action happening this week to demand that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and elected officials at the state and county level take action now to free all immigrants held in ICE detention in the state.
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