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BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 12/09/19
Thunderous applause greeted officers and strikers from the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 at an event sponsored by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/12/17
The People’s Thanksgiving dinner is held each year as an anti-racist holiday event by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) in Chicago. Usually a festive affair, this year included a note of sadness because local peace activist Pat Hunt had died only days earlier.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/08/17
We are circulating the text of Frank Chapman’s Dec. 3 speech at Chicago’s 26th annual People’s Thanksgiving event. Frank Chapman is a veteran of the Black Liberation Movement and a leading member of Freedom Road Socialist Organization.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/20/16
130 activists from all the people’s movements gathered for the annual People’s Thanksgiving awards dinner, Nov. 19, hosted by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO). The event is a fundraiser for Fight Back News and for Rasmea Odeh.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/06/15
A crowd of 100 people from all walks of life gathered in Chicago for an annual event, the People’s Thanksgiving.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/10/13
Despite being the target of a major political attack by the U.S. government, Rasmea Odeh continues to work for the Palestinian people.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/06/13
Since 1992, activists with Fight Back! news, some of whom are members of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, have held a People’s Thanksgiving dinner. According to Joe Iosbaker, “It was started as part of a movement to protest 500 years of colonialism and to celebrate the resistance of the indigenous people.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/19/12
Fight Back! is circulating a letter of greetings to the Chicago 20th Annual People’s Thanksgiving, sent by Gerardo Hernandez, of the Cuban 5.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/04/12
The 20th Anniversary of People’s Thanksgiving was held in Chicago Dec. 1, sponsored by Fight Back! newspaper.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/28/12
The 20th Anniversary People’s Thanksgiving will be held here Saturday, Dec. 1. Sponsored by Fight Back! newspaper, the event honors fighters in the people’s struggle.
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