LOS ANGELES: Activists Agitate Against ICE

by Zein Amari  This past weekend, activists and supporters from Defend Boyle Heights (DBH) and Serve the People- Los Angeles (STPLA) agitated against the recent announcement of ICE aids from the Trump administration. Activists and supporters focused on the need to combat and resist ICE by any means necessary. On Saturday, activists and supporters spoke to families on the street, small shop owners who were … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Activists Agitate Against ICE

MEMPHIS: The People Rise Up Against Police, Injuring 36

By Mike Talavera Wednesday evening, a group of US Marshals surrounded 20-year-old Brandon Webber and opened fire on him as he tried to escape, killing him. The sound of the gunfire rang throughout the mostly Black North Memphis neighborhood of Frayser, and as word spread the community rallied in response to the shooting of one of their own. The same government that has totally failed … Continue reading MEMPHIS: The People Rise Up Against Police, Injuring 36

AUSTIN: Planning Commission Recommends Domain On Riverside Amid Protests

By Jamie Haynes The Austin City Council chambers were filled Tuesday night for the planning commission’s “public” meeting; in addition to community advocates and lawyers in expensive suits, supporters of revolutionary organization Defend Our Hoodz (DOH) made their presence known. As the meeting began, four community members unfurled color posters featuring: Michael Wheelan (Presidium Group lawyer), Fayez Kazi (Planning Commission Chair and founder of Civiltude), … Continue reading AUSTIN: Planning Commission Recommends Domain On Riverside Amid Protests

BRAZIL: Bolsonaro Government Wages War Against the People

By Jakob Stein The military police have released a violent onslaught against the masses over the past several years that has only continued to escalate in 2019. Over the course of Jair Bolsonaro’s first six months as president of Brazil, he has received the lowest approval ratings of any president in their first year, been met with massive demonstrations across the country, and presided over … Continue reading BRAZIL: Bolsonaro Government Wages War Against the People

PITTSBURGH: Threatened Eviction of Community Activist Stopped by Serve the People-Pittsburgh and community mobilization

By Alex Meins Between 8-10pm Thursday, Serve the People-Pittsburgh and community members mobilized in Larimer to shut down an attempted eviction of a community anti-gentrification activist. Shortly before 8pm, 4 members of Rhino Security, the private security force of developer Keith B. Key of Keys Property Management Services (KPMS), threatened a community activist in the Larimer neighborhood with eviction. She and activists of Serve the … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Threatened Eviction of Community Activist Stopped by Serve the People-Pittsburgh and community mobilization

CHARLOTTE: Annual March Continues Protest Against Police Murder of Aaron Winchester

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

AUSTIN: Protest of State Trooper HQ In Memory of Sandra Bland

By Mike Talavera On Friday, a small group of protesters stood with signs around a banner that read “Fight For Sandra Bland! Resist DPS Fascism!” at the intersection of North Lamar and Koenig. Behind them, the headquarters of the Department of Public Safety loomed, the agency responsible for the 2015 death of activist Sandra Bland. Newly released video surfaced last week showing the now infamous … Continue reading AUSTIN: Protest of State Trooper HQ In Memory of Sandra Bland