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Detroit Library Defense Campaign Builds Momentum

Detroit Library Defense Campaign Builds Momentum

WE ARE WINNING!! BAMN members and community activists continue the fight to stop the closure of Detroit branch libraries. This is a fight to defend our neighborhoods and our dignity and stop the decimation of our city by building our power through mass organizing to increase our numbers and by carrying out the following tactic: [...]

January 11, 2012 BAMN Occupy Movement, Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on Detroit Library Defense Campaign Builds Momentum

Detroit Library Occupied to Prevent Closing

Detroit Library Occupied to Prevent Closing

Eleven BAMN activists were arrested yesterday for occupying the Lincoln Branch Library on the Northeast side of Detroit to prevent it from being permanently closed, while dozens of supporters rallied outside the library. Pickets of Lincoln will continue from December 27 to December 30 to prevent equipment and books from being removed, while the fight [...]

December 23, 2011 BAMN Occupy Movement, Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on Detroit Library Occupied to Prevent Closing

Watch BAMN’s press conference to drop the charges against Occupy Cal

Watch BAMN’s press conference to drop the charges against Occupy Cal

As the Occupy movement shut down the Port of Oakland December 12 in conjunction with other port shutdowns across the West Coast, BAMN Attorney Monica Smith and Occupy Cal protesters spoke out at the Oakland courthouse demanding that UC-Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley not file criminal charges against the [...]

December 14, 2011 Ronald Cruz Occupy Movement, Police Brutality, Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on Watch BAMN’s press conference to drop the charges against Occupy Cal

UC Berkeley Day of Action Against Tuition/Fee Hikes

UC Berkeley Day of Action Against Tuition/Fee Hikes

Video interview with BAMN Organizer Liana Mulholland on the 9.22.2011 Day of Action against tuition/fee hikes at the University of California, Berkeley [...]

September 23, 2011 Donna Stern Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on UC Berkeley Day of Action Against Tuition/Fee Hikes

The Real Martin Luther King

The Real Martin Luther King

Ignore All the Bad Advice: Let Dr. Martin Luther King Be Your Mentor, Embrace Open Conflict and Social Upheaval, and Always Speak To and For the Oppressed No American political leader in the twentieth century faced more opposition to his fight for equality and justice than Dr. Martin Luther King. Repeatedly urged by his family, [...]

September 20, 2010 admin Affirmative Action, Social Justice Comments Off on The Real Martin Luther King