Please join us Monday, July 19, 6:30 p.m. at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church to meet with Carlos Lazo and the rest of the Bridges of Love team as they stop in Richmond on their way from Miami to Washington, D.C. to lobby against the U.S. economic embargo and travel ban against Cuba.
The Virginia Defender
Established in 2005 as The Richmond Defender, The Virginia Defender is a free community newspaper, published quarterly for the Virginia Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality. Print distribution is 16,000 and statewide. The online publication launched in Summer 2020.
STATEMENT BY THE VIRGINIA DEFENDERS ON THE ONGOING ATTACKS AGAINST THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE BY THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT
Yet another Palestinian town in East Jerusalem, Silwan, is under threat of ethnic cleansing through systemic dispossession by Israel.
The Updates & Announcements sent out to email subscribers on June 3rd. Information about ongoing matters, news items, and upcoming events. Plus: our endorsements and non-endorsements for the June 8th Democratic primary, and an editorial on Memorial Day.
In the largest antiwar protest this city has seen in nearly 20 years, more than 1,500 people turned out May 19 to defiantly declare, “We Stand with Palestine!”
On April 22, mobs of Israeli settlers gathered in Jerusalem, Occupied Palestine, chanting “Death to Arabs!” and brutalized Palestinains in the Bab Al-Aboud and Bab Al-Sahira neighborhoods.
The Winter – Spring 2021 issue of the Virginia Defender was published on March 25, 2021. Click here to find a full PDF.
This Saturday, January 16, nearly 50 cars took to the streets in a “Not One More Death!” caravan that drove through downtown Richmond to demand protection for the state’s prisoners from the COVID-19 pandemic.