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Policing the Protesters

by Micaela Watts

…organizers diverged at the eastbound exit ramp from I-40 to Riverside Drive, where police and protesters unlinked arms after ending the bridge protest. While they all agree the event ended…

A Primer on the Protest Sign

by Alison Stine

…an art assignment and asks for my help. But what if art is not your thing, and you want to raise your voice in protest? How do you make a…

Sunday rally planned to mark one-year anniversary of Memphis bridge protest

by Wendi C. Thomas

This article originally appeared on MLK50. On Sunday, organizers will gather at Tom Lee Park to mark the anniversary of the July 10, 2016 protest that shut down the Hernando-Desoto…

Women Arrested for Kavanaugh-Related Protest at Manchin’s Office

by Bobbi Dempsey

…a result of participating in the action.” On Monday, Oct. 1st, a group of roughly 20 women including Gaffin staged a sit-in protest at the Charleston, West Virginia campaign office…

#TakeAKnee Is A Patriotic Protest Against Police Brutality And Injustice

by Thomas Kennedy

…has attacked and called for the firing of mostly black athletes who participated in the protests, repeatedly blasting them on Twitter and calling them sons of bitches during a campaign…

“Take it to the bridge”

by Wendi C. Thomas

…government. On August 15, protesters descended on Graceland at the candlelight vigil during Elvis Week. At checkpoints, police kept black protesters behind barricades, but waved white protesters through, as if…

Working Families’ Lives Matter

by Tamika Middleton

…used widely since August. At one point, protesters and community members joined together chanting, “Hands up, don’t shoot!” Photo credit: Anna Simonton As the protesters marched down Lowery, they were…

How Long Must We Sing This Song?

by Fred McKissack Jr.

…legislative bodies want to clamp down on protests. In the past year, state legislators in 18 states, including Missouri, have introduced bills limiting public protests. In 2015, a Missouri legislator…

Want To Know Why Athletes Chose To #TakeAKnee? Look At Our Broken Justice System

by Fred McKissack Jr.

…a cautious president let slip his feelings about a handful of pro football players silently protesting racial injustice by kneeling during the National Anthem. Understanding the need for ad hominem…

We’re Making Significant Steps Toward a New Federal Minimum Wage

by Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

…it is the largest protest movement led by low wage workers in American history. It began with a protest action in New York City in 2012, when 200 fast food…

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