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  • Indigenous Activists Assert Right to Unceded Land At Anti-Trump Protest

    July 3, 2020
    Keystone, SD – Thousands of Trump supporters, as well as counter-protesters, are expected to converge today in a small town in South Dakota’s Black Hills for the Trump/Pence 2020 rally scheduled to take place this afternoon. Keystone is near Mount Rushmore, a monument to Presidents…...
  • GEO Group’s ICE Jail Lies to Immigration Lawyer, Attempts Unlawful Deportation

    July 2, 2020
    Aurora, CO — On the morning of June 30, 2020, Pablo Mackleen Grijalva’s lawyer tried to contact him at the GEO Group’s ICE jail where he is detained, but to her shock, the officer on the phone told her he was not there. She immediately…...
  • Minneapolis March Demanding Justice for Breonna Taylor Draws Thousands

    July 2, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – Breonna Taylor’s tragic killing in March 2020 is illustrative of the systemic anti-Black prejudice extant in the United States, and the continued failure at nearly every level of state involvement to provide liberty and justice to Black Americans. State law enforcement officials…...
  • Homeless Philadelphians Moving Into Vacant City-Owned Homes

    June 22, 2020
    Philadelphia, PA – Housing advocates have revealed that they’ve facilitated moving previously-unhoused city residents into “vacant, viable” homes in North Philly owned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA). According to those who are helping families move in, a large number of usable residences are being…...
  • Columbus Statue Focal Point for South Philly Right-Wingers

    June 16, 2020
    Philadelphia, PA – Marconi Plaza has served as the gathering site for right-wing South Philly residents this past weekend. Members of the crowd were predominantly of Italian-American heritage, reflecting the ethnic composition and culture of some of the surrounding neighborhoods. Two weeks ago the city…...
  • George Floyd Uprising in Minneapolis–Saint Paul — The First Two Weeks

    June 14, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – Waves of rage tore through the Twin Cities community after a video of Minneapolis police officers mercilessly killing George Floyd went viral. Fires were lit across the world as a new movement spread rapidly with the goal of dismantling the police and…...
  • Philadelphia Police Threaten Unicorn Riot Reporter After Vigilante Assault

    June 14, 2020
    Philadelphia, PA – On Saturday evening dozens of armed vigilantes gathered in Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia near a Christopher Columbus statue, ostensibly to “protect it” from vandalism. Several of the men assaulted our reporter on the scene and slashed his bike tires. Philadelphia police…...
  • Racial Justice Teach-in at Abolish ICE Camp in Aurora CO

    June 13, 2020
    AURORA, CO – The encampment at the GEO Group’s ICE facility in Aurora, Colorado, is hosting a teach-in about reparations and racial justice. The Black Hammer will be leading the event. Yesterday was the end of week three for the encampment which is demanding the…...
  • Denver Police Served Temporary Restraining Order Amid Nationwide Protest Repression

    June 11, 2020
    Denver, CO – Late in the evening on June 5, 2020, Federal District Judge R. Brooke Jackson (PDF) ruled against the city and county of Denver in a class-action lawsuit filed on June 4. A Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) was put into place applying to…...
  • Christopher Columbus Statue Toppled in Saint Paul

    June 11, 2020
    Saint Paul, MN – Joining a new nationwide cleanse of racist monuments, the Christoper Columbus statue at Minnesota’s Capitol building is one of the latest to be torn down. On Wednesday evening over a hundred people came to take part in toppling a statue of…...