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    During the height of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement in the South,  activists like Jimmy Lee Jackson, Medgar Evers, Viola Liuzzo, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, the Rev. James Reeb and others lost their lives to KKK violence.  But the reaction to [...]
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    The Syrian American Forum mobilized people to gather in Copley Square in Boston to call on the Obama administration to help end the ongoing war in Syria. A group of Syrians and their supporters demonstrated on Aug. 29 outside of the Boston Public Library to demand [...]
  • detroit_0910
    A People’s Assembly and Speakout were held on Aug. 29 in downtown Detroit at Grand Circus Park. The event was called by the Moratorium NOW! Coalition and endorsed by other community organizations. While the event lasted over three hours, so many people requested to [...]
  • Supporters of Rev. Edward Pinkney demonstrate in Grand Rapids, Mich., demanding he be released on bond.
    Grand Rapids, Mich. — “It’s not one thing, it is everything,” says the Rev. Edward Pinkney of Berrien County, Mich., who is currently incarcerated for unjust felony forgery charges at the Lakeland Correctional Facility in Coldwater, Mich. Supporters of Rev. [...]
  • stalingrad
    World War II, which ended 70 years ago, was the bloodiest war ever fought. It brought tens of millions of casualties, huge amounts of devastation and multiple genocides. Jews, Roma (Gypsies) and Ukrainians were some of the Nazis’ targets, as well as communists. It [...]
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    The success of the Cuban Revolution in 1959 struck fear into the cold heart of U.S. imperialism, which responded by immediately planning ways to undermine the Revolution and return Cuba to its former status. Of all the tactics employed by the U.S. against Cuba, the [...]
  • general-motors-brazil
    On Aug. 8, General Motors do Brasil, which has four plants in the country, announced there would be 798 workers permanently laid off at its São José dos Campos plant. There was no advance notice; the layoffs began immediately for the first 300 workers. In less than [...]
  • harrell_0910
    A “beat-up squad” of up to 20 prison guards killed Samuel Harrell on April 21 at Fishkill Correctional Facility in Beacon, N.Y., charge his family and community supporters. They are seeking justice for this 30-year-old African-American prisoner. No charges have yet [...]

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