BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/14/15
Chicago, IL - When the people of Ferguson rose up last August, an act of international solidarity took place that the world is still talking about. Less than one week after the killing of Mike Brown, Palestinian activists resisting the Israeli war on Gaza tweeted advice on dealing with tear gas to Black protesters in the suburb of Saint Louis.
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 Mick Kelly | Bloomington, Minnesota | 12/20/14
Thousands of protesters shut down large sections of the biggest shopping mall in the U.S., the Mall of America (MOA), in the early afternoon of Dec. 20, demanding an end to police brutality.
BY staff | Jacksonville, Fl | 12/16/14
On Dec. 15, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office returned some of the phones they seized from the 19 protesters who shut down the Hart Bridge last week.
BY Jonathan Waring | Gainesville, Fl | 12/15/14
On Dec. 12, students and community members blocked the entrances to a basketball game between the University of Florida (UF) and Texas Southern University.
BY Michela Martinazzi | Gainesville, Fl | 12/10/14
350 people, mostly students, marched from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in downtown Gainesville to the intersection of University Avenue and 13th Street.
BY Sam Rogers | Kirksville, MO | 12/08/14
Only a three-hour drive from Ferguson is Kirksville, Missouri, home to Truman State University (TSU). On Dec. 5, students walked out on the last day of regular classes to demonstrate against racist police violence in Missouri and throughout the country.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/07/14
The Twin Cities-based Anti-War Committee marked the upcoming International Human Rights Day on Dec. 6 with a community march to highlight the U.S. government’s abysmal human rights record. Chants and speakers addressed the recent grand jury decisions in Ferguson and New York, the U.S. role in funding war and destruction abroad and the consequences of these policies here at home on social spending. Protesters rallied at Bryant Square Park, marched on Lake Street and then had a concluding rally at Karmel West.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/04/14
About 300 people took to the streets here Dec. 4 to demand justice for Eric Gardner, Mike Brown, Terrence Franklin and others killed by racist police.
BY Ian Decker | Salt Lake City, UT | 12/01/14
More than 1000 people rallied in front of the Wallace Bennett Federal Building on Nov. 29 to stand in solidarity with the people of Ferguson in their fight for justice.