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BY Regina Joseph | Tallahassee, FL | 8/22/18
On August 20, in Missouri, Tenia Williams, a Black transgender woman, was stabbed and choked by a man she met online. Tenia, who wrote about the attack on social media said, "Before providing my address he was well aware of me being transgender. This man never gave me any inclination that his intentions were to kill."
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 7/16/18
On July 13, around 45 people, including family members of Harold Kraai along with the Jacksonville Community Action Committee, Jacksonville Progressive Coalition and other community members gathered for vigil in the San Mateo area of Jacksonville to protest against this police killing of an innocent civilian. Harolf Kraai was a 52-year-old mentally ill man who was gunned down by Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer (JSO) cop Richard Futch on the morning of July 7.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/23/18
Two crucial strike authorization votes are underway at UPS and UPS Freight. On May 16, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) began mailing ballot information to all members at UPS and UPS Freight, who will vote either ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to give union negotiators the authority to call a strike.
BY Michael Sampson | Jacksonville, FL | 5/10/18
The “Protect and Serve Act” is new federal legislation introduced this week that looks to strengthen the Trump era mandate for a stronger police state.
BY staff | Tampa, Fl | 5/02/18
Organized workers and student activists gathered at Centennial Park in Tampa, April 28, to celebrate the victories, past and present, of the working class.
BY staff | MacClenny, FL | 3/05/18
On March 1, the family of DJ Broadus II, an African American man brutally murdered in north Florida, called for and rallied at a second town hall meeting here, at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ.
BY People's Opposition to War, Imperialism and Racism | Ft. Lauderdale, Fl | 1/07/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from POWIR (People's Opposition to War, Imperialism, and Racism)
BY Ryan McClure | Jacksonville, FL | 11/21/17
On Nov. 20, University of North Florida (UNF) students took a stand against white supremacy, the KKK and neo-Nazis on their campus.
BY Maddie Hendrick | Tallahassee, FL | 11/08/17
On Nov. 7, members of the Tallahassee community gathered for an event at the Plant Community Arts Center to celebrate the October Revolution, which took place exactly 100 years earlier on Nov. 7, 1917.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 10/23/17
On Oct. 21, the family of Keegan Roberts as well as members of the Jacksonville Community Action Committee gathered at the site of where Keegan was killed by racist Michael Centanni IV, to demand justice.
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