Category: Free From Fear
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 9, 2015 Contacts: Mary Hooks, Southerners on New Ground [678.718.5091] LOCAL ORGANIZATION DELIVERS “PEOPLE’S SUMMONS” TO CHIEF JUSTICE WARD GIVING A NEW MEANING TO “FAILURE TO APPEAR” At 8am this morning Atlanta residents delivered a…

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“A guidance document cannot be expected to change the fact that DHS and ICE have consistently failed at maintaining a minimum of safety and dignity for transgender immigrants. Transgender immigrants and other vulnerable populations, including mothers with their children and…

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It took thousands of people and decades to build the political power to make this moment possible. We value the heart and labor that has led to this victory, and we know that the survival of our community relies on…

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Dearest Family: Cynthia Hurd, 54, branch manager for the Charleston County Library System Susie Jackson, 87, longtime church member Ethel Lance, 70, employee of Emanuel AME Church for 30 years Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor, 49, admissions counselor of Southern Wesleyan University…

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#BlackSpring has begun in earnest around the world. In Baltimore, Chicago, Ferguson, Oakland, New York, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Charleston, and cities across the US & the globe, we continue to stand together to build a world where #BlackLivesMatter. There is…

Category: Free From Fear
UPDATE:  Four organizers were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct. Read original statement from organizers Charleston, South Carolina–May 6, 2015 BREAKING: LGBTQ Community in South Carolina Blocks Bridge Calling For Accountability From North Charleston Police & Creation of Citizen Review…

Category: Free From Fear
Free From Fear: SONG Announces Local Campaigns Across the South “What could be born in our communities if LGBTQ people and people of color were not afraid to walk our streets, lead in our towns, and fully lean into our…