“Prison is not therapy. As a nurse, this girl needs school, this girl needs dreams, this girl needs love” said Bernadette, who attended from New York.
More than 300 Philadelphia high school students walked out of their classrooms in protest of the over $1 billion in budget cuts that have driven the city’s school system into crisis.
On June 10, activists rallied in front of Martin Luther King Jr Library in San José to protest the unjust prosecution of 66-year-old Palestinian-American activist Rasmea Odeh.
Eyewitnesses describe a brutal police beating of 39-year-old Raul Garcia, which left the street covered in blood.
June 8 marked the third anniversary of the killing of Ernest Duenez Jr. by John Moody on behalf of the Manteca Police Department.
The Seattle Committee to Free the Cuban Five held its third freeway banner drop on June 5
On June 2 and then June 3, a rally against injustice to defend the seven year encampment of the homeless has continued.
The first Trans March in Albuquerque’s history took place on May 29 as part of this year’s Pride activities.
On May 24, activists and community members from throughout the Northeast gathered in Hartford, Conn., to protest the incarceration of 16-year-old “Jane Doe,” a transgender Latina girl.
On May 15, fast food workers went on strike in as many as 150 cities around the world. Liberation News staffers report from the streets.