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Dream Defenders Leave Capitol, Heading for Governor’s Home

By Brentin Mock The youth organizers of the Dream Defenders civil rights collective stood their ground and slept on the grounds of the Florida state capitol building for a full month in response to the “not guilty” verdict for George … Continue reading

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For 200 Hours And Counting, Sit-In At Florida Capitol Demands Stand Your Ground Repeal

By Rebecca Leber For more than eight days, a group of activists and students organized by the Dream Defenders have occupied the Florida Capitol, right outside Florida Governor Rick Scott’s (R) office. The activists say they plan to occupy the … Continue reading

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From the Deep South to the Midwest, a Generation Demands Justice

1. Dream Defenders Occupy the Florida Capitol On Saturday, July 13, George Zimmerman was found not guilty. This was the moment Florida showed the world that it does not care about its youth, especially young black and brown people. If … Continue reading

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