Race/Racism

Immigrants march on White House demanding not one more deportation

On the 5th of April, thousands of immigrants and their families and supporters marched from Mt Pleasant Park down 16th st to the White House, bluntly demanding that Obama entirely cease and desist deporting migrants. One of the banners called Obama the "deporter in chief." This, in turn, could indicate that Obama won't be getting any more slack from Latino voters and should be prepared to kiss their votes goodbye if deportations continue.

Video of the Dream March (Liveleak)

Marshall Eddie Conway Free! Free All Political Prisoners!!

Dhoruba Bin-Wahad, Naji Mujahid, Marshall Eddie Conway (free after 44 years of illegal incarceration for being a Panther and standing up to white authority), Paul Coats - at Baltimore, MD and Brooklyn, NY.

Scenes from the 50th anniversary of MLK's 1963 March on Washington

I don't know the total turnout, but crowds stretched from the doubly fenced-off area near the Lincoln Memorial well past 17th st. The DC Statehood march alone was larger than most actions here in DC on any issue.

DC Mayor Gray spoke at the DC statehood rally at the DC War Memorial, avoiding issues of economic equality within the city. Shortly therafter, DC Councilmember Phil Mendelson spoke about the living wage bill (LRAA) as part of continuing what Martin Luther King fought for.

Scenes from the 50th anniversary of MLK's 1963 March on Washington

I don't know the total turnout, but crowds stretched from the doubly fenced-off area near the Lincoln Memorial well past 17th st. The DC Statehood march alone was larger than most actions here in DC on any issue.

DC Mayor Gray spoke at the DC statehood rally at the DC War Memorial, avoiding issues of economic equality within the city. Shortly therafter, DC Councilmember Phil Mendelson spoke about the living wage bill (LRAA) as part of continuing what Martin Luther King fought for.

Trayvon Martin remembrances/ Zimmerman protests

From the evening of July 13 though the following Monday, July 15th, protests and direct action took place throughout the US against the acquital of racist vigiliante George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin.

More on the massive July 14 evening march in DC

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