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Massive protest held against Chicago public school closings

By March 28, 2013
Teachers block traffic followed by arrests.WW photo: Patricia Linarez

Thousands of teachers, parents and community members rallied on March 27 in the Chicago downtown area to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close 54 public schools — in the predominately African-American and Latino/a communities —  to erase a $1 billion deficit. The rally began in Chicago’s Daley Plaza and was followed by a march […]


Comandante Chávez honored in Chicago

By March 16, 2013

Chicago — A tribute to a great revolutionary took place on March 8 at Calles y Sueños, a center for art and culture in the heart of Chicago’s South Side Pilsen neighborhood. Many people came to honor the legacy of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Frías. Venezuelan Consul Jesus Rodriguez thanked everybody, especially La Voz de […]


Memory of Black Panther Party leaders honored

By December 16, 2012
Community gathers to remember Chairman Fred Hampton Sr.WW photo: Eric Struch

Chicago — On the 43rd anniversary of the cop massacre of Black Panther Party leaders Chairman Fred Hampton Sr. and Defense Captain Mark Clark, more than 100 people gathered at 2337 West Chairman Fred Hampton Way in Monroe, where a cop death squad carried out the targeted assassination on Dec. 4, 1969. Hampton was born on […]