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BY Fernando Figueroa | Nashville, TN | 7/14/14
Fight Back! reporter Fernando Figueroa sat down with Michael Sampson, one of the Nashville 5 arrested on July 12, to discuss what happened, how he was released from jail and what's next for the movement.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Nashville, TN | 7/12/14
On July 12, five people - Malaya Lynch, Marshawn McCarrel, Aaron Hayes, James Hayes and Mike Sampson - were arrested here without warning.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 6/29/14
Activists from the Tampa Bay area organized a protest on June 27 in response to a U.S. intervention in Iraq. It was an emergency action in response to President Obama’s sending military advisors to Iraq, and the flying of U.S. drones over Baghdad.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 5/23/14
On May 21, at a meeting of the Florida State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee, Tallahassee Dream Defenders spoke out against the nomination of Senator John Thrasher as the new Florida State University (FSU) president.
BY Avi Ramanathan | Tallahassee, FL | 4/28/14
On the morning of April 23, over 20 students from Florida State University (FSU) and the historically Black college Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), gathered outside the state capitol building.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 3/09/14
About 150 members of Dream Defenders, an organization dedicated to fighting against racism while building the power of Black and Brown youth, marched into the Florida Capitol, March 3 to confront the Florida law makers and Governor Rick Scott with chants and protest on the first day of legislative session.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 8/24/13
More than 300,000 people are gathered on the mall today for the March on Washington, with at least 150,000 on each side of the reflecting pool.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 8/02/13
On July 16, around 100 members of the youth civil rights organization Dream Defenders flooded the Florida Capitol and marched to the office of Governor Rick Scott.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 7/19/13
After three days of occupying the governor’s office in the Florida capitol building, protesters demanding justice for Trayvon Martin finally secured a meeting with Governor Rick Scott, July 19.
BY Jared Hamil | Tampa, FL | 6/03/13
Protesters gathered in front of Senator Marco Rubio’s Tampa office May 31 to criticize the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill currently being debated in the U.S. Senate and to demand, “Legalization for all!”
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