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.
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 currently 12,000 and statewide. The online publication launched in Summer 2020.
FOUR YEARS AFTER U.S.-BACKED COUP, FASCISM GROWS IN UKRAINE
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.
UPDATE: JERMAINE DOSS
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.
VIRGINIA’S PRISONS: HAZARDOUS TO WOMEN’S HEALTH?
Virginia has two women’s prisons: Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women, a Level 3 security facility with a capacity of 1,200 located in Troy, and the Virginia Correctional Center for Women, a Level 2 security facility with 609 beds located in Goochland County.
POLITICALLY CONSCIOUS PRISONERS FACE REPRESSION IN VA. DOC
Trying to exercise your rights in prison is like being stopped by a cop late at night on a lonely country road. Sure, you have rights, but exercising them can get you in a world of trouble.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: VOTING RIGHTS ACT STILL UNDER ASSAULT
A letter to the editor from Mr. Roy L. Perry-Bey of Norfolk, executive director of the United Front for Justice, regarding the Voting Rights Act.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ABOUT THAT COLISEUM DEAL…
As a concerned resident of Richmond who has been monitoring the details of the Coliseum deal, I am strongly opposed to the initiative.