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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 staff | Jacksonville, FL | 10/15/13
On Sept. 26, a Florida appeals court ordered a new trial for Marissa Alexander, the African American mother given a 20-year prison sentence for firing a warning shot to fend off her abusive husband.
BY Walt Byars | Sanford, FL | 7/13/13
Sixty people rallied in Sanford, Florida, to demand justice for Trayvon Martin on Friday, July 12.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 7/13/13
Fight Back! is calling for protests in the wake of the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial. The trial of George Zimmerman is now concluded and the jury is deliberating.
BY staff | Sanford, FL | 7/10/13
As the trial of George Zimmerman reaches its twelfth day, activists and organizers around Florida question whether the murderer of Trayvon Martin will face justice for killing the 17 year-old African-American student in cold blood.
BY Jacob Flom | Milwaukee, WI | 7/07/13
Community members rallied in memory of Derek Williams, who was killed in the custody of the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) on July 6, 2011, two years ago to the day.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 6/26/13
We strongly condemn the June 25 decision by the Supreme Court of the U.S. to gut the heart of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
BY staff | United States | 6/11/13
Lynne Stewart, a heroic and long-time progressive lawyer, is serving a ten-year prison sentence in Fort Worth, Texas for ‘material support of terrorism,’ after serving as defense attorney for Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman. On June 9 Fight Back! spoke with her husband, Ralph Poynter, about her case.
BY Abayomi Azikiwe | United States | 5/07/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following article by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire.
BY Masao Suzuki | United States | 4/28/13
On April 17, a bipartisan group of eight senators released their proposal for “Comprehensive Immigration Reform.” While there are parts of the proposal that would improve the lives of millions of undocumented, it falls far short of a real legalization plan and it includes many bad parts that cannot be supported.
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