As hundreds of protesters marched to the steps of the Ferguson police station to demand an end to police brutality and racism, activists throughout the city prepared for a series of planned demonstrations in what organizers are calling a "Moral Monday" style of civil disobedience. Activist and academic Dr. Cornel West was among the first of the...
Several thousand community members marched alongside activists from around the...
A pair of mostly peaceful marches on Friday in the city of Ferguson, Missouri...
Rage simmers on in Ferguson even as a judge turned down an ACLU move to block repressive police actions there. Still, many are speaking up and calling out what Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls the "systemic racism (and) class warfare" against America's 50 million poor - with moves for new laws, less hardware, fundraising - without which "we will be gathering over and over again beside the dead bodies of our murdered children, parents, and neighbors."
Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
Amnesty International - USA
Veterans for Peace