L.A. students march for DACA

December 1, 2019

On Nov. 12, a thousand DACA (Delayed Action Childhood Arrival program) students, known as Dreamers, and their supporters walked out of class and marched to the Roybal Federal Building downtown to protest Trump’s repeal of DACA, which allowed undocumented migrants brought to this country as children the human right to work, to go to school and to live free of deportation.

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Racism and the fight against it take center stage in the U.S.

September 5, 2013

Nationwide protests erupted immediately after the outrageous July 13 acquittal of George Zimmerman for murdering 17-year-old African-American high school student Trayvon Martin last year. Within three days, thousands of protesters came out in dozens of cities, and a new group called the Dream Defenders began a 31-day occupation of Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s office.

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