Saturday October 24, 2020
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BY Cassia Laham | Fort Lauderdale, FL | 1/27/20
Hundreds of protests took place across the world on January 25, to demand no new U.S. war in Iran, an end to Trump’s violence and sanctions against Iran, and the removal of U.S. troops from the Middle East.
BY Zachary Schultz | Tallahassee, FL | 2/27/15
On Feb. 25, students and community members rallied at the Leon County Courthouse, demanding that Officer David Stith of the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) be fired and jailed for killing Jeremy “Jed” Lett, a young African American man.
BY Avinash Ram | Tallahassee, FL | 2/19/15
50 students at Florida State University (FSU) held a candlelight vigil, Feb. 13, to commemorate the three young Muslim victims of the Chapel Hill, North Carolina shooting.
BY Regina Joseph | Tallahassee, FL | 2/19/15
Students here celebrated a victory Feb. 19. Students, community members, faculty and Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) administrators successfully prevented the Florida State University-FAMU Engineering School from being split apart.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 2/09/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Feb. 9 statement from the Tallahassee Dream Defenders.
BY Shivaani Ehsaan | Tallahasse, FL | 1/14/15
On Jan. 8, over 40 Florida State students and Tallahassee community members gathered to remember transgender people who were murdered or pushed to suicide.
BY Shivaani Ehsaan | Tallahassee, FL | 11/09/14
Over 50 people marched demanding justice in the police killing of Kaldrick Donald in Gretna, Nov. 5.
BY Michael Sampson | Tallahassee, FL | 10/13/14
State Attorney Willie Meggs dropped the charges, Oct. 10, against Viola Young and three other people who were arrested over a week earlier. Young is a 61-year-old African American woman who was hit in the back with a stun gun wielded by Tallahassee Police Department Officer Terry Mahan.
BY Michael Sampson | Tallahassee, FL | 10/11/14
Members of the Tallahassee Dream Defenders rallied outside of the Leon County Courthouse, Oct. 9.
BY staff | | 8/21/14
Around 100 Dream Defenders and community members gathered in Lake Ella Park, Aug. 18, to speak out against the police murder of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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