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BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 1/19/14
150 people gathered on the steps of Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm's office, Jan. 17, to demand justice for Corey Stingley.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 12/16/13
With more than 50 activists and community members present, the Duval County School Board voted unanimously, Dec. 16, to change the name of Nathan Bedford Forrest High School.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/01/13
In early November, Shannon Gibney, an English Professor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC), was given an official letter of reprimand by the college’s Vice President of Academic Affairs Lois Bollman after two white male students interrupted a discussion on structural racism in her Intro to Mass Communication class.
BY Chris Getowicz | Minneapolis, MN | 11/08/13
Over 800 people gathered here, Nov. 7, to demand the Washington Redskins change their racist name.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 11/07/13
About 30 residents of Jacksonville rallied and spoke out at a Duval County School Board meeting on Nov. 5 in favor of changing the name of Nathan Bedford Forrest High. Nathan Bedford Forrest was the first Imperial Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan and members of the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition (JPC) have been gathering community support to change the name of the local high school named after this monster for some time.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 10/15/13
The Civil War may have ended in 1865, but people in Jacksonville continue to struggle against the remains of the racist Confederate States of America in 2013.
BY B.J. Murphy | Washington DC | 8/25/13
On Aug. 24, thousands of people from across the country gathered together here at the National Mall to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.
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 Bill Chambers | Chicago, IL | 8/16/13
60 youth from the Arab American Action Network (AAAN), along with their supporters, held a rally and march here, Aug.15, to demand an end to racial profiling of Arabs and Muslims and and end to the criminalization of all communities of color.
BY Lamont Lilly | Durham, NC | 8/12/13
On Aug. 28, 1963, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom galvanized hundreds of thousands in the streets of the nation’s capital. On Aug. 25, 1925, A. Philip Randolph helped to establish the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters in Harlem, New York.
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