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Cuba solidarity meeting in D.C. plans course of action

By December 10, 2013

The National Network on Cuba met in Washington, D.C., for its annual meeting Dec. 7-8. Since 1992 the NNOC has served as an umbrella for a broad variety of U.S.-Cuba solidarity organizations, and many pressing issues were discussed there. The meeting was addressed by representatives of the Cuban Interests Section (Havana’s de facto embassy in […]


Stop ‘Stop and frisk’

By June 30, 2013

On June 24, organizations opposing the racist “Stop and Frisk” actions by the New York Police Department held a morning rally at City Hall.


Brooklyn community demands justice for Kimani Gray, 16-year-old victim of NYC police killing

By March 14, 2013
Brooklyn, N.Y., March 13.

New York — The neighborhood of East Flatbush in Brooklyn has been rocked since the brutal slaying of 16-year-old African-American Kimani Gray by the police on the night of March 9. The details are still coming out, with the plainclothes cops who shot Gray and eyewitnesses offering differing accounts on whether the youth was armed […]