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People’s Tribunal to fight police brutality launched

April 7, 2015

Colin Ashly & Alexia FilpoWW photo: Brenda Ryan Harlem, N.Y. — On April 2, community members, activists and organizational leaders packed the historic National Black Theatre in Harlem, N.Y., for the opening session of the People’s Tribunal on Police Violence and Structural Racism. Organized [...]

Young autoworker dies at hands of Detroit police

April 7, 2015

Anthony Clark Reed On March 30, 24-year-old Anthony Clark Reed died at the hands of Detroit police. The young African-American nursing student, also an autoworker, was stopped by police for an alleged traffic violation for having tinted windows on his vehicle. The windows, however, were [...]

Problema de salud de Mumia Abu Jamal enciende acción de masas

April 7, 2015

31 de marzo – A la 1 pm  del 30 de marzo, el preso político Mumia Abu-Jamal tuvo una emergencia médica y fue llevado a la Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos del Centro Médico Schuylkill en Pottsville, Pensilvania. Hasta ahora, no se ha proporcionado casi ninguna información por las [...]

Arabia Saudita, aliada de EUA bombardea Yemen

April 7, 2015

El Consejo de Cooperación del Golfo, bajo la dirección de Arabia Saudita, anunció el 26 de marzo que comenzó a bombardear posiciones Ansurallah en Yemen. Al mismo tiempo, el régimen egipcio, producto de un golpe de estado militar en julio 2013 que derrocó al gobierno electo encabezado por la [...]

Outrage pushes back bigoted Indiana law

April 6, 2015

In Indianapolis, before final four game April 4. From the minute Indiana Gov. Mike Pense passed the bigoted “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” the law permitting businesses to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer peoples has faced the fury of LGBTQ people and their allies [...]

Mass protests, boycott specter make anti-LGBTQ laws bad for business

April 6, 2015

March 31 protest at Indiana state Capitol. It is rare when the capitalist class openly reveals its relationship to its political servants. But in the cases of the bigoted so-called “religious freedom” laws passed in Indiana and Arkansas, some of the biggest corporations in the U.S. panicked in [...]

Mass outrage over cops’ near-lynching of Black autoworker in Detroit

April 6, 2015

Solidarity with Floyd Dent, April 1. WW photo: Martha Grevatt Detroit — Millions of people around the United States have seen the video of the brutal beating and choking of Detroit resident Floyd Dent by police in nearby Inkster, Mich. A squad car’s dashboard camera documented the Jan. 28 [...]

Ferguson U.S.A.

April 6, 2015

Mumia Abu-Jamal Transcribed from March 5 audio column posted by prisonradio.org. With breathless news reports, the U.S. Deptartment of Justice’s Pattern and Practice Study paints a damning picture of a long, cruel and bitter train of maltreatment, mass profiling, police targeting and brutality [...]

Why Mumia is a hero to young people

April 6, 2015

The following is a reprint of an April 16, 2008, commentary from the youth group Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST) on the eve of the April 19, 2008, march and rally in Philadelphia to demand the freedom of Mumia Abu-Jamal. There is a man in the state of Pennsylvania who has a street in [...]
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