“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.
On April 25, more than 50 people rallied outside the Connecticut Department of Children and Families headquarters in Hartford to demand justice for a transgender 16-year-old girl.
The youth’s lawyers assert that the state’s rare decision to transfer her to York Correctional Institution violates two federal statutes that protect children from being detained in adult prisons.
Dec. 5 was a nationwide day of strikes by fast food workers in cities across the U.S. Liberation News was there in the streets to bring these reports.
Sam See, a young, gay Yale professor was arrested and placed in police custody, where he was found dead the next morning.
Environmentalists came out to protest agribusiness giant Monsanto Corporation on Oct. 12.
Chanting “Hey hey, ho ho, let’s shut down this racist show,” protesters picketed historic Toad’s Place in downtown New Haven where racist musician Ted Nugent was playing.
May 1st is celebrated around the world as International Workers Day and is marked by militant struggle demanding rights for poor and working people.
Throughout the latest U.S.-backed Israeli assault on Gaza (Nov. 14-21), protesters took to the streets throughout the United States and of course around the world.
Sept. 15 marked the 30th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre. In New Haven, Conn., activists participated in an educational meeting and protest march in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle.