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Edson Cosmas gets refugee status…. VICTORY FOR A MOVEMENT!

Edson Cosmas gets refugee status…. VICTORY FOR A MOVEMENT!

You all took action to prevent Edy’s deportation; thousands signed petitions, wrote letters & articles, blogged, demonstrated and spread the word.   His case became famous – a cause for people fighting to reverse the racism, homophobia and hypocrisy of an immigration system that has been prepared to deport so many to pain and death. Edy was talked [...]

April 18, 2012 BAMN Featured, Immigrants Rights, LGBT Comments Off on Edson Cosmas gets refugee status…. VICTORY FOR A MOVEMENT!

VICTORY: Stay-away orders against Occupy Cal defendants lifted!

VICTORY: Stay-away orders against Occupy Cal defendants lifted!

BAMN Press Release 4/2/2012: BAMN and UC-Berkeley student-government parties celebrate victory today against stay-away orders on Occupy Cal defendants They demand end to remainder of political witch-hunt: Drop the charges on the Berkeley 13 now! PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY MONDAY, APRIL 2, 3:15PM Press conference moved to UC-Berkeley’s Sproul Hall steps for defendants to celebrate victory [...]

April 2, 2012 Ronald Cruz Featured, Public Education 1

Take Action to Keep Southwestern High School and ALL Detroit Public Schools Open!

Take Action to Keep Southwestern High School and ALL Detroit Public Schools Open!

FIGHT TO SAVE OUR SCHOOLS AND SAVE OUR NEIGHBORHOODS! Espanol Join BAMN and organize youth-led direct mass action: KEEP ALL DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS OPEN! Use State Surplus Funding to Restore DPS! Restore Dr. King’s Dream for America in Detroit! Equal, Quality Education for ALL Black, Latina/o, other minority and poor White Students! Unite the Black [...]

March 29, 2012 Liana Mulholland Featured, Occupy Movement, Public Education, Stop School Closings Comments Off on Take Action to Keep Southwestern High School and ALL Detroit Public Schools Open!

Video: BAMN Leader Slams Political Witchhunt Against Her and Other Prominent Occupy Cal Protestors

Video: BAMN Leader Slams Political Witchhunt Against Her and Other Prominent Occupy Cal Protestors

On March 20, 2012 BAMN leader Yvette Felarca slammed the political witchhunt against her and other Occupy Cal protesters, after being arraigned and issued a stay-away order to be more than 100 yards away from UC-Berkeley campus and all UC property. (Video and transcript below.) YVETTE FELARCA: My name is Yvette Felarca, and I’m with [...]

March 21, 2012 BAMN Featured, Occupy Movement, Public Education Comments Off on Video: BAMN Leader Slams Political Witchhunt Against Her and Other Prominent Occupy Cal Protestors

Black Agenda Radio: BAMN’s Fight to Restore Affirmative Action

Black Agenda Radio: BAMN’s Fight to Restore Affirmative Action

High school and college students rallied outside the courthouse on March 7th and then filled both the courtroom and an overflow room as BAMN attorney George Washington argued for the overturn of Prop 2, the ban on affirmative action in Michigan. On the occasion of the court proceedings, Black Agenda Radio interviewed both George Washington [...]

March 13, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Featured Comments Off on Black Agenda Radio: BAMN’s Fight to Restore Affirmative Action

Video: Press Conference Following Hearing of BAMN Lawsuit to Overturn Prop 209

Video: Press Conference Following Hearing of BAMN Lawsuit to Overturn Prop 209

Middle school, high school and college students filled the court Monday, February 13, to demand that Latina/o, black and Native American students have an equal right to attend the University of California. “Proposition 209 has created a New Jim Crow regime in California, in which the state denies equal access to its best public universities [...]

February 15, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Featured Comments Off on Video: Press Conference Following Hearing of BAMN Lawsuit to Overturn Prop 209