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Community demands: Reinstate Professor Monteiro

By February 18, 2014
Anthony Monteiro

On Feb. 12, a press conference and community rally were held at the District 1199C hall of the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees, a division of the American Federation of State, City, and Municipal Employees, to launch a campaign to reinstate Anthony Monteiro, Ph.D., an associate professor of African-American Studies at Temple University. The midday […]


Community protests police beating

By March 17, 2013
Rosaura Torres, herself a victim of police brutality and an organizer of the rally.WW photo: Joseph Piette

Community members and activists marched and rallied in support of Aida Guzman on March 9 on Lehigh Avenue between 5th and American Streets in the heart of Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community. Guzman suffered police brutality by a Philadelphia cop after a Puerto Rican Day Parade in 2012. The judge who heard the case, who was […]


Philadelphia solidarity with Chávez

By February 4, 2013

An evening of solidarity with President Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela was held in Philadelphia Jan. 29.  The program included solidarity messages from Berta Joubert-Ceci of the Philadelphia International Action Center; Dr. Anthony Monteiro, a professor of African-American Studies at Temple University; Ramona Africa of the MOVE organization; Godfrey Sithole, Philadelphia-area representative […]