Concerned citizens from across the country converged in the St. Louis area for the four-day “Ferguson October” mobilization. Among them were five activists and supporters of FOR who attended the Oct.
One of the main reasons I wanted to travel the 16-plus hours to St.
FOR’s chief operating officer, Rev. Hillary Gaston, attended the Ferguson October Weekend of Resistance to assist FOR’s representative in Ferguson, Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, with on the ground efforts.
Dear Friends in Ithaca and Finger Lakes Region: You are invited to join us in an Ithaca FOR Chapter meeting on OCTOBER 29th at 7 PM in the Parlor of the Unitarian Church – Ithaca.
“You shall love the lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the greatest and first commandment.
My skin is buff-colored, though I’m called white. I grew up in a small town in Connecticut where most everyone was called white. The first people I met with dark skin called black were the ten or twelve children bused in from Hartford to attend our elementary school. My mother sponsored one of the girls.
Sitting yesterday in the comfort of my office in Hartford, Connecticut, I began to reflect on my trip today to the “scenes of the crimes” that occurred back in August in Ferguson, Missouri. The Greater St. Louis Area is well familiar to me.
As FOR staff, national council members, local chapter leadership, and others join with thousands of people from across the country to support local residents, activists and clergy organizing a series of protests, rallies and event
The nonviolent movement “Occupy Central with Love and Peace” has come to the end of one cycle with the start of talks between student leaders and government officials, and most of the students returning to universities a