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United Against Islamophobia & Racism Rally, Raleigh, NC

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Struggles Against Racist Hate, Divisions and Social Injustices Require Day to Day Organizing!

fullsizerenderThe parade announced for Saturday Dec. 3rd, by the racist Loyal Knights of the Ku Klux Klan to celebrate the election “victory” of Trump has caused concerns about the intimidating effect that it might have on the peoples struggles against injustices at our workplaces, communities and institutions that impact our lives.

With only days left for the parade date, the KKK has not stated the location for the parade. This is an indication that the KKK does not want its parade to be out done by a large turnout opposing white supremacy and division. Continue reading

Human rights activists will gather in Mississippi to chart agenda for the Trump era


Human rights activists from across the South will gather at historic Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi, from Dec. 9 to 11 for the Southern Human Rights Organizers’ Conference.

shroc_20thThe theme of this year’s gathering is “Forward Ever, Backwards Never: 20 Years of Advancing a Global Agenda for Southern Human Rights.” Participants will discuss critical human rights issues facing people in the U.S. South and global South as well as Islamophobia and resisting the program of President-elect Donald Trump. It’s dedicated to the memory of the late mayor of Jackson, Chokwe Lumumba, a human rights attorney who died in 2014.


This year’s conference marks a Mississippi homecoming for the biannual event, which first took place 20 years ago at the University of Mississippi Law School in Oxford. Conference coordinator Jaribu Hill, an attorney and founder of the Mississippi Workers’ Center for Human Rights, noted the significance of returning to “the state that has a record of having the largest number of reported lynchings in the post-slavery era, the state that continues to be one of the last strong holds of Klan terror, the state that continues to deny masses of its citizens their constitutional right to vote, the state that flies the confederate flag and celebrates its hateful legacy of racial terror and inequality.”

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