Stop Business As Usual! We Will Not Go Back! No School! No Work!
This Call for a day of massive resistance all over the country on April 14 was adopted at the national meeting hosted by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network in Atlanta on February 7 and 8. Everyone needs to get on a mission to work from now to April 14 to make the day of stopping business as usual as powerful as possible to end the system putting its stamp of approval on police murdering people.
On Monday, Missouri Governor Nixon declared a “State of Emergency” — mobilizing the National Guard, and authorizing violent suppression of protest — even before there is an announcement from the Grand Jury on whether they will indict Ferguson cop Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown more than 100 days ago.
38 days ago, Michael Brown was shot six times by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. More witnesses have come forward to corroborate eye-witness testimony that Brown's hands were up, and he was not aggressive. But, still Officer Darren Wilson is on paid vacation. No indictment, no justice.
Jailed Occupy Activist Cecily McMillian Acts with The Stop Mass Incarceration Network to End Abuse at Rikers Island
NYC-SMIN activists joined with OWS activist Cecily McMillan and her supporters to deliver petitions demanding an end to human rights abuses on Rikers Island, New York City's notorious penal colony. Below is a report by a #Justice4Cecily supporter.
“Hoodies Up! Targets Held! We're Standing Up! No More Murder of Black Youth!”
Nationwide Protests to Mark Two Years Since Unjust Killing of Trayvon Martin Wednesday February 26
I want to take this time to respond to the recent article that appeared in Revolution newspaper What is Actually Revealed in the California Prisoner Hunger Strike?: Responding to Jeffrey Beard's Los Angeles Times Op-ed as the California prisoner hunger strike enters its second month and 55 men at Guantanamo remain on hunger strike, I am wrapping up my 4th week of a weekly 3 day fast. I chose to do this weekly fast in solidarity with my revolutionary brother, Gregory Koger, who is currently locked up at Cook County Jail’s maximum security division.