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BY Ryan Hamann | Milwaukee, WI | 8/09/20
Milwaukee, WI - On the evening of August 1, around 70 people gathered at the Washington Park Senior Center to demand an end to home evictions and to cancel the mortgages and rents. The action was organized by the recently formed Milwaukee Autonomous Tenants Union (MATU), a collection of tenants from around the city looking to fight back against the looming crisis of evictions brought on by loss of jobs and income due to the coronavirus pandemic.
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/10/20
On April 9, organizers from New York Community Action Project (NYCAP) hosted an live stream about tenant rights and organizing under COVID-19.
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 9/26/15
In Sunnyside, a predominantly African American neighborhood in southeast Houston, a local slumlord has taken action against his tenants at Crestmont Village Apartments, evicting them and turning off their power.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/09/06
Across the country the rich are grabbing up land, pushing poor people and people of color to the suburbs and on to the streets.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Chicago, IL | 6/01/06
Chicago, IL - Among the 700,000 people who took to the streets here for the May Day immigrants’ rights protest were anti-gentrification activists from the city’s South Side.
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