By Gabriel Roshan For three months, Compass Property Management promised residents of Melrose Place apartments in south Charlotte a meeting to discuss the uncertain future of the complex, but it wasn’t until July 10, once tenants went on a rent strike, that they finally responded to the pressure of the organized tenants. Melrose Place is a majority immigrant (mainly Mexican) and Black apartment complex which … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Tenants Go On Offensive Against Landlord with Rent Strike
Editado por Mike Talavera, con contribuciones de Gabriel Roshan, Jennifer Kelly, y Jenna Humphrey Además de las marchas del Primero de Mayo en Austin y Los Ángeles, muchas otras ciudades celebraron el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores el pasado miércoles. Estas marchas y acciones, modestas pero militantes, demuestran una clara ruptura con la izquierda mayoritaria de los Estados Unidos que ha descuidado el Día de … Continue reading El Primero de Mayo a través de los Estados Unidos
By Melissa Leigh On June 24, three women were arrested at the Government Center after confronting the City of Charlotte for its role in protecting anti-women protesters of health clinics. That evening city council was voting on the proposed change to the noise ordinance of the city, which was partially intended to restrict the noise level of the anti-women organizers at abortion clinics. The Monday … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: City Calls Police on Women Protesters
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