The People’s Rally, March, and Conference—Save Our Schools Coalition July 8-9, 2016


Reverend Doctor William Barber II is the President of the North Carolina NAACP and convener of the Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) Peoples Assembly Coalition, We are gathered here today as we the people are unified in a common cause drawn by [...]

The People’s March For Public Education and Social Justice


Save Our Schools Coalition March and Rally and Activists Conference The People’s March For Public Education and Social JusticeThe March and Rally Take Place at The Lincoln Memorial[/tile] Friday, July 8, 2016 10:30 a.m. – Pre-Rally festivities on the big stage and in [...]

Why John King Should Be Rejected as Secretary of Education


When I learned that President Obama had formally nominated John King for the position of secretary of education, I was horrified and furious. As a student at Syosset High School during much of King’s reign as New York State’s education commissioner, I saw firsthand the [...]

Open Letter of Demand to University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Administrators in Response to Anti-Black Threat and Terror on Campus


Dear Interim Chancellor Wilson, Interim Vice Chancellor Feser, and Vice Chancellor Romano, Today, November 18, 2015, marked the National Day of Action, ‪#‎StudentBlackOut‬, in which Black students organized dozens of actions on university and college campuses throughout the US and in Canada. Black University of Illinois [...]

#FightForDyett in Voices from the Frontlines Today [Videos]


After 34 days, the Hunger Strike may have ended, but the commitment has not waned. The "conversations" with Chicago Public Schools remain. Through the video presentations [below] we invite you to the Dyett Hunger Strikers Press Conference held at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition. [We apologize for [...]