Marching Against Racism

MADSA and YDSA joined a march against racism hosted by the Alliance for Black Lives. We marched with our banners, flag and signs together with 200-300 people representing 34 organizations. Speakers addressed many aspects of the struggle, from mass incarceration and police murders to immigrant justice, expressing hope that “together we can end the structural… Read more »

Atlanta Hosts 1,200 at DSA National Convention

Sixteen of us attended the DSA national convention in downtown Atlanta Aug. 2-4 as elected MADSA delegates, and a slew more volunteered to help make the event a success. We came from many different perspectives but shared a common goal: To continue the momentum that grew our organization from a brave remnant of about 7,000… Read more »

MADSA Solidarity Statement with Representatives Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley, and Tlaib

The American political establishment has a long history of cynical attacks based on race, gender, national origin, sexuality and more to divide working people against each other. President Trump’s recent statements are the latest chapter in that shameful history. While the animus dividing our society didn’t begin with President Trump, we are seeing from him… Read more »

Taking a Stand for Justice for Immigrants

Hundreds protested the Trump administration’s atrocious treatment of legal asylum seekers and other immigrants, especially children, at the “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps” at Plaza Fiesta in Chamblee July 12, despite the heat and a rain shower. The New Sanctuary Movement of Alanta and about two dozen social justice and… Read more »

Demo at DeKalb Jail Met With Violent Arrests

(Based on eyewitness accounts, the call to action, and video by Atlanta Indymedia.) — On Wednesday, May 15 2019, protesters including several MADSA members, hosted by the Atlanta Incarcerated Workers’ Organizing Committee (a prisoner-led section of the Industrial Workers of the World) and the Atlanta Anarchists Black Cross, marched to DeKalb County Jail in metro… Read more »