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Carlos Montes pleads ‘Not guilty,’ supporters pack courtroom

Carlos Montes pleads ‘Not guilty,’ supporters pack courtroom From FightBackNews.org   Posted July 8, 2011 By Staff Los Angeles, CA – Supporters of veteran Chicano activist Carlos Montes gathered on July 6 at the Alhambra courthouse in East Los Angeles. Montes appeared in court to enter a plea of not guilty to six felony charges […]

Frederick Douglass on not conceding to power—then and now. . .

We Have to Demand What Power Won’t Concede by Mary Beaudoin      When abolitionist Frederick Douglass said, “Power never concedes anything without demand. It never has, never will,” it was the middle of the nineteenth century. He was certainly prescient in that it “never will.” Here, in the United States, in the 21st century, the […]