By Silke Garbeck On Monday, friends and family of Aaron Winchester marched in remembrance of his 2008 murder at the hands of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Known to the community as the “March for A,” the event has been put on by his family every year since Winchester’s murder. His mother Bonita led marchers on the route he took as he walked away from the … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Annual March Continues Protest Against Police Murder of Aaron Winchester
By Gabriel Roshan On May 21 a group of 33 people gathered to commemorate the revolutionary life of Comrade Mike, Kevin Rosano. This included his family, friends and members of various organizations that sought to eulogize him. According to his father on May 14, Comrade Mike was found dead at the family home. While there is no conclusive evidence, his family believes it was due … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Gathering Held in Memory of Comrade Mike
We reproduce this obituary posted to Serve The People-Charlotte, commemorating the life and service of Comrade Mike. Red Salute to our comrade who lives on in the struggle! – The Incendiary Editorial Board Comrade Mike, forever present in the struggle! Our dear comrade Kevin Rosano, known to his comrades as Mike, passed away on Tuesday, May 14 due to a seizure. Mike was a fighter, … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Comrade Mike, Forever Present in the Struggle!
Edited by Mike Talavera, with contributions from Gabriel Roshan, Jennifer Kelly, and Jenna Humphrey In addition to the May Day marches in Austin and Los Angeles, many other cities celebrated International Workers’ Day last Wednesday. These modest but militant marches, actions, and performances demonstrate a clear break from the mainstream US left that has neglected the workers’ holiday for years. These examples show signs of … Continue reading May Day Across the US
By Gabriel Roshan On March 12, a group of activists disrupted a Habitat for Humanity symposium on “Affordable Housing” featuring Marc Lamont Hill with a banner that read “Habitat Gentrifies!” They rushed the stage chanting “Habitat gentrifies, don’t believe the bankers lies!” A speech was read until eight security guards came to escort the three off the stage. Hill is a professor, journalist, and career … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Activists Disrupt Habitat for Humanity
By Mike Talavera Tomorrow is International Working Women’s Day (IWWD), and revolutionary women across the country are preparing rallies and marches to celebrate the holiday, continuing the momentum of a growing militant women’s movement in the US. For decades, the holiday has been coopted by the United Nations and groups like the Red Cross internationally and by the Democratic Party and its allies domestically, but … Continue reading US: Revolutionary Organizations Ready for International Working Women’s Day
By Gabriel Roshan This month, revolutionary mass organization Serve the People–Charlotte (STP-C) led two actions against gentrifying business Allegra Printing and Marketing. On February 12, a boycott of Allegra was announced to the masses in Brookhill and on February 22 STP-C presented a list of demands to Matt Kinser, the president of Allegra Southend. The momentum of the boycott culminated in militant action being taken … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Revolutionaries Initiate Boycott of Gentrifying Business