Support fight to defend victory won by Ohio small-shop owners

Vol. 84/No. 49 - December 14, 2020
Working people, students have been visiting Gibson’s store in Oberlin, Ohio, since 1885. Oberlin College is trying to use its wealth, power to reverse unanimous jury verdict in favor of the Gibsons.

ALBANY, New York — “The Gibson family, owners of a small bakery and store in Oberlin, Ohio, fought back against a billion-dollar institution and won a $44 million award in a unanimous jury verdict after a six-week trial in 2019,”…


Judge backs Gibsons in fight over privacy rights

Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020

For more than three years Oberlin College has pursued a vicious race-baiting smear campaign against the Gibson family in the Ohio college town. The family, which owns Gibson’s bakery shop, have won wide working-class support in the area and all…


Oberlin College pays off anti-Semitic professor

Vol. 84/No. 14 - April 13, 2020

Oberlin College settled a federal lawsuit by paying off Joy Karega, a professor fired after she broadcast on Facebook virulent Jew-hating slurs. At the same time, college officials refuse to settle with the family that owns Gibson’s Bakery, a small…


Gibsons fight Oberlin College ‘racism’ smears

Vol. 83/No. 48 - December 30, 2019

The Gibson family, owners of a bakery in Oberlin, Ohio, won a multimillion dollar libel suit last June against Oberlin College over its race-baiting slanders against them. Since then the college has appealed the $31 million verdict and has engaged…


Bakery owner who won victory against college dies

Vol. 83/No. 44 - December 2, 2019

David Gibson, a co-owner of Gibson’s Bakery in Oberlin, Ohio, died at his home Nov. 16. He was 65 years old and had been battling pancreatic cancer. Gibson was a plaintiff in the family’s lawsuit earlier this year when the…