BY Jared Hamil | Tampa, FL | 4/02/13
Activists came together here, March 29, to announce a campaign under the demand “Licenses for All” undocumented people in Florida.
BY Staff | Tallahassee, FL | 3/07/13
On the morning of March 5, over 150 Black and brown Dream Defenders from across the state converged onto the state capitol here to deliver one important message to Florida Legislators and Governor Rick Scott on the first day of legislative session: the start of the “Dream Era.”
BY Staff | Tallahassee, FL | 3/02/13
On Feb. 26, 2012, African-American high school student Trayvon Martin was gunned down in Sanford, Florida. His murderer is George Zimmerman, a 29-year-old man who maliciously stalked the 17-year-old Martin under the grounds of his ‘looking suspicious.’
BY Skye Schmelzer | Gainesville, FL | 3/01/13
The University of Florida (UF) chapters of Dream Defenders and Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) hosted a speak-out on the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s murder, Feb. 26.
BY Staff | Kansas City, MO | 12/05/12
600 students and youth attended the United We Dream National Congress here, the weekend of Nov. 30.
BY Staff | Tampa, FL | 12/04/12
30 students gathered outside of the University of South Florida's Marshall Student Center, Dec. 1, to mourn the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. On Nov. 23, Jordan Davis was racially targeted by a 45 year-old bigot named Michael Dunn in a Jacksonville gas station.
BY Staff | Tallahassee, FL | 12/02/12
On Dec. 1, just after sunset, Black student organizations from Florida State University (FSU) and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) held a candlelight vigil for Jordan Davis. Davis, a 17-year-old Black teen was violently gunned down in Jacksonville while in the backseat of a friend's car by a middle-aged white male bigot, supposedly over the volume of the car's music.
BY Staff | Tallahassee, FL | 11/24/12
Around 15 activists from Tallahassee Dream Defenders, joined by other protesters including immigrant rights leaders, assembled on the fourth floor of the Florida Capitol building here, Nov. 20, showing politicians that Florida brown and Black groups are visible and demanding they remember Trayvon Martin.
BY Corey Uhl | Boca Raton, FL | 10/23/12
The final presidential debate, held at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, was met with a large protest.
BY Staff | Tallahassee, FL | 9/19/12
Students at Florida colleges are making the issue of voter suppression a top priority this fall.