The killing of Mark Carson, a 32-year-old gay man from Brooklyn, on May 17, in the heart of Greenwich Village marks a tragic boiling point in a recent string of homophobic bashings in Manhattan that has left the LGBT community reeling with anger and fear but also a readiness to fight back
Civil rights attorney Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, executive director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, explores the Obama administration’s decision to not read Miranda rights to the Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for several days
Lynne Stewart has devoted her life to the oppressed – a constant advocate for the countless many deprived in the United States of their freedom and their rights. Please sign the petition to save Lynne Stewart and help spread the word.
As the Supreme Court hears arguments for and against the reactionary Defense of Marriage Act as well as a case regarding the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, people take to the streets to demand equality.
At the direction of the Obama Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) the National Park Service has revoked the permit of the ANSWER Coalition to hold a large scale Speak-out of America’s Unemployed for Jobs and Justice in Freedom Plaza during the Inauguration Day events on January 21, 2013.
At the direction of the Obama Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) the National Park Service has revoked the permit of the ANSWER Coalition to hold a large scale Speak-out of America’s Unemployed for Jobs and Justice in Freedom Plaza during the Inauguration Day events on Jan. 21.
PCJF Executive Director Mara Verheyden-Hilliard joins Amy Goodman and Juan González to discuss the FBI documents just obtained by the PCJF via FOIA demands revealing that the FBI treated the Occupy movement from its inception as a potential criminal and terrorist threat.
Tune in to Democracy Now to hear civil rights attorney Mara Verheyden-Hilliard speak about the significance of recently released government documents showing that the FBI targeted the Occupy movement all over the country.
Documents obtained by the PCJF (a steering-committee member of the ANSWER Coalition) reveal that the FBI engaged in extensive monitoring of Occupy, including in Syracuse and other Central New York sites.