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BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 7/12/16
Over 500 people marched through downtown Jacksonville on July 10 demanding an end to racist police crimes. Local organizers affiliated with the #BlackLivesMatter movement called the protest in response to the recent murders of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Minnesota.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 5/15/16
The atmosphere at Simonds-Johnson Park was revolutionary on May 14, as people from across Jacksonville gathered for the second annual Malcolm X Festival.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 3/01/16
More than 30 protesters marched on W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractors, Inc., Feb. 28, for its financial support of State Attorney Angela Corey.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 2/10/16
Members of the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition and other community organizations are mobilizing for protests against protest Florida State Attorney Angela Corey later in February.
BY Richard Blake | Jacksonville | 5/25/15
Over 1000 mourners gathered today, May 23, for the memorial service for D'Angelo Stallworth.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 5/17/15
An unjust system promotes injustice until it is replaced with a better system. This current system is more clearly unjust in the Black community in the U.S., and caused tragedy to strike again in Jacksonville, Florida. A rally was held on May 16 to honor D'angelo Stallworth's memory and to fight for justice.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 2/08/15
Two dozen activists gathered in front of State Attorney Angela Corey's office, Feb. 4, to once again demand justice for the Jax 19.
BY staff | Jacksonville, Fl | 2/03/15
25 protesters gathered at Memorial Park at noon, Jan. 31 to call for an end to U.S. torture practices. The Jacksonville chapter of Veterans for Peace led the rally and demanded the immediate closure of the Guantanamo Bay military base as well as all U.S. torture ‘black sites’ around the world.
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 Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 8/15/14
Members of the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition (JPC) will be hosting a solidarity march demanding “Justice for Michael Brown!” at 6:00 pm on Saturday, Aug. 16, starting at Hemming Plaza in downtown Jacksonville.
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