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Detroiters protest ICE fatal shooting

July 4, 2015

WW photo: Martha Grevatt Members of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter Detroit, the Moratorium Now! Coalition, Michigan United and Washtenaw to Ferguson demonstrated on June 26 to demand full transparency in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Terrance Kellom. Kellom [...]

Pam Africa on Wisconsin tour

July 2, 2015

Pam Africa with leaders of the Madison-based Young Gifted and Black coalition and Rockford FIST at the Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, June 26. Pam Africa, minister of confrontation for MOVE and chairperson of the uncompromising International Concerned Family and [...]

No more Dylann Roofs!

June 23, 2015

At Big Bethel AME church in Atlanta. The pastor asked for the banner to be held behind the pulpit during the Friday service honoring those killed in Charleston, S.C.Photo:  @BigBethelAMEC The senseless and unspeakable massacre of nine Black people, ranging in ages from 26 to 87, in an historic [...]

Black Lives Matter statement at Boston Pride

June 21, 2015

Boston marchers, June 13.WW photo: Stevan Kirschbaum We demand fair and equitable Pride fees. It is an outrage that community organizations and nonprofits, serving the most vulnerable of our LGBTQ community, cannot afford to march. We demand a higher corporate rate that covers the expense and fees [...]

Baltimore people’s assembly a resounding success

June 9, 2015

Call passed for national and local actions The Baltimore People’s Power Assembly and the Greater Baltimore chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference held a People’s Assembly and Tribunal on June 6. More than 150 people participated. Along with testimony from victims of police [...]

Burkina Faso: Sankarist parties form united front

May 30, 2015

Ten political parties claiming to uphold the political legacy of martyred Burkina Faso Marxist and Pan-Africanist revolutionary Thomas Sankara have formed an alliance. The unity agreement came several months after a national uprising which ousted former coup-leader-turned-president Blaise [...]

Baltimore defunds schools, funds youth jail

May 22, 2015

PPA says: ‘Jobs & education, NOT YOUTH JAILS,’ at Baltimore City’s Juvenile Justice Center, May 16.WW photo: Joseph Piette Baltimore — The Maryland Board of Public Works unanimously decided on May 13 to spend $30 million for the construction of a new youth jail facility in Baltimore. It [...]
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