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BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 10/20/15
It is with great sorrow that we in Freedom Road Socialist Organization learned of the passing of the outstanding revolutionary, Nelson Peery. We extend our deepest condolences to his comrades, family and friends.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/14/15
On August 9, hundreds of activists and intellectuals gathered at Northrop mall on the University of Minnesota -Twin Cities campus for a memorial rally and march in honor of Jesús Estrada-Pérez, who passed away earlier that week.
BY Sarah Martin | Minneapolis, MN | 3/29/15
Sharon Rice Vaughan, a longtime and respected member of Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) and the Twin Cities peace and justice movements, died in a car crash in Havana, Cuba on March 24. Her sudden and untimely death leaves a big hole in our community.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 2/02/15
More than 200 people gathered January 30 to celebrate the life of Twin Cities activist Gabriel Johnson-Ortiz, who passed away Jan. 17 at age 34 after a four-and-a-half-year struggle with brain cancer. His passing is a great loss to his family, friends and comrades from a variety of progressive political and cultural movements.
BY Steff Yorek | United States | 11/19/14
I write with great sadness the news that Leslie Feinberg died on Nov. 15, 2014 at the age of 65, after a protracted illness. Leslie is an icon of the LGBTQ movement, a Marxist and a revolutionary.
BY Masao Suzuki | Berkeley, CA | 6/03/14
I just heard about the passing of Yuri Kochiyama from my father, another Nisei (second generation Japanese American) political activist, who lives in Berkeley about a mile from where Yuri was living.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Jackson, MS | 2/27/14
It fills us with great sadness to hear of the all too sudden passing of Mayor Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, Mississippi.
BY Richard Berg | Chicago, IL | 2/12/14
Do I remember when I met Pete Camarata? Yeah, I remember. It was in Pittsburgh in the late 1980s before the national convention of our reform caucus, Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU). All the Teamster reformers were there.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 1/29/14
Singer and folk music icon Pete Seeger passed away today, Jan. 28. Seeger was known for popularizing folk songs and signing everywhere he went.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 1/12/14
He was a poet, playwright and political activist. He was my mentor and guide for almost a quarter of a century.
Amiri Baraka
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