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Empower DC packs Council hearing on housing authority budget

On the 30th of April, Empower DC brought well over 100 DC public housing residents and supporters to pack Muriel Bowser's hearing on the DC housing authority budget, which contains zero money for repair or renovation of traditional public housing.
DC Government video-entire hearing

Fast Food workers confront National Restaurant Association

On the 29th of April, fast food workers backed by the IWW and Occupy folks confronted a ritzy National Restaurant Association banquet at the Ronald Reagan Building.
Video featuring confrontations between protesters and restaurant bosses

Washington Post runs racist "White Man's Burden" article.

The top story in the outlook section of the Sunday, April 27th edition of the Washingtop Post was headlined "War, a necessary good" and posited that conquest has lowered death rates and benefited the conquered for the past ten thousand years.

ALERT: White Racists expected to harass Mayday march on May 1st

There are reports that the Southern League and/or the so-called "Traditional Youth," both white racist groups, may counterprotest the Mayday parade May 1.
Reportback from Mayday
Video of May 1 confrontation with a dozen racists

Organizers of Free Soltan rally report Egypt has sentenced 682 more protesters to death

On the 28th of April, Egyptian activists and supporters rallied at CSIS to demand that Mohamed Soltan be freed from prison. At the rally it was reported that over 600 more Egyptians have been sentenced to death over last summer's coup protests.

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