Our interview with Abbie Arevalo Herrera, a 31-year-old mother seeking asylum in the U.S. after fleeing her native Honduras. After a change in the law led to Herrera’s ordered deportation, she and her children sought sanctuary in a Richmond church, where they have remained ever since.
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.
By Joseph S.H. Rogers “It’s not a good look when teachers and students have to rearrange their carefully created schedules two days before the start of school.” That was just one of […]
Since its founding, the U.S.-led NATO has been the world’s deadliest military alliance, causing untold suffering and devastation throughout Northern Africa, the Middle East and beyond. Join us in Washington, D.C. on March 30, 2019 for a mass mobilization on NATO’s 70th anniversary during its annual summit meeting.
NATO exercises, training missions and military aid are always described as “defensive” in nature. But it’s not Russia that’s expanding its military influence right up to the borders of the United States.
In 2014, with the support of the U.S. government, far-right and openly fascist elements overthrew the existing Ukrainian government. In this appeal, learn how your organization can take action.
Over the past few years, the United States has gotten glimpses of fascism – notably in Charlottesville on Aug. 12, 2017. But to understand what a far more advanced fascist movement looks like, try Ukraine, a country in which the U.S. military is deeply involved.
Jermaine Doss, the Norfolk native serving a sentence of life-plus-34 years for a crime many believe he did not commit, has a new lawyer who is planning legal action in the case.