Tag: protest

American Gold Medalists Placed on 12 Months’ Probation for Pan Am Games Protests: ‘I’m Honored to Make That Sacrifice’

Photo: Leonardo Fernandez (Getty Images) Two American gold medalists were put on probation for a year as punishment for their decision to demonstrate during the National Anthem at the 2019 Pan American Games. From CNN: US Olympic & Paralympic Committee Chief Executive Officer Sarah Hirshland wrote to hammer thrower Gwen Berry and fencer Race Imboden, […]

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Proud Boy-in-Chief Threatens to Make Antifa a Terrorist Organization After Weekend Protests in Portland, Oregon

An alt-right demonstrator is covered in mayonnaise after being chased by a group of counter-protesters during an alt-right rally on August 17, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. Anti-fascism demonstrators gathered to counter-protest a rally held by far-right, extremist groups.Photo: Stephanie Keith (Getty Images) The far-right Proud Boys, the wandering group of mostly white men who you […]

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Trump’s Presence at Virginia Event Marking Key Jamestown Anniversary’s No Present; Many Boycott, Protest

Virginia state Del. Ibraheem Samirah holds up a sign as Donald Trump delivers remarks during the 400th anniversary celebration of the first representative legislative assembly at Jamestown on July 30, 2019 in Jamestown, Va. Photo: Zach Gibson (Getty) An event to mark the 400th anniversary of the legislative start of Jamestown, Va.—the English colonial settlement […]

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Trump’s Presence at Virginia Event Marking Jamestown Anniversary Brings Boycott, Protest

Virginia state Del. Ibraheem Samirah holds up a sign as Donald Trump delivers remarks during the 400th anniversary celebration of the first representative legislative assembly at Jamestown on July 30, 2019, in Jamestown, Va. Photo: Zach Gibson (Getty) An event to mark the 400th anniversary of the legislative start of Jamestown, Va.,—the English colonial settlement […]

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A Cop Killed EJ Bradford in an Alabama Mall and Someone Will Finally Face Jail Time—the Protesters

Photo: Cara McClure Seven months after protests shut down the Alabama mall where a police officer shot and killed EJ Bradford, prosecutors are seeking justice against the troublemakers who disturbed the way of life in the idyllic southern suburb… The people who were protesting. On Nov. 22, 2018, a police officer in the Birmingham, Ala., […]

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The Angry, Messy Aftermath of Oregon’s Climate Failure

Protesters in Salem, Oregon, on June 25. Photo by AP Photo/Sarah Zimmerman Just two weeks ago, Oregon was on the verge of passing a “cap and trade” bill to fight climate change—the result of years of hard work and compromise by lawmakers and climate advocates. The bill, known as HB 2020, would have forced companies […]

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Protesters and Police Clash in Memphis After Officer-Involved Shooting

Screenshot: AP Video North Memphis, Tenn., was in chaos Wednesday night after U.S. Marshals Service officers shot and killed a 20-year-old black man, Brandon Webber, in his family’s front yard. The killing quickly rippled through the community, leading to clashes between protesters and police that ended in tear gas being deployed. Videos and photos from […]

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Where’s Security? Man Grabs Sen. Kamala Harris’ Microphone at Forum

  Photo: Miikka Skaffari/Getty Images for MoveOn A protester interrupted Senator Kamala Harris’ speech on Saturday, snatching the microphone from the presidential candidate and beginning his rant before being escorted from the stage. Harris was in San Francisco, at the MoveOn ‘Big Ideas Forum’ discussing her plan to close the gender pay-gap when a protester […]

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Dayton, Ohio on the Hook for $650,000 Security Bill After the Little Klu Klux Klan Rally That Couldn’t

A Protester holds a sign during a counter protest against a rally held by the KKK affiliated group Honorable Sacred Knights of Indiana at Courthouse Square on May 25, 2019 in Dayton, Ohio. Photo: Matthew Hatcher (Getty Images) On Saturday, Dayton, Ohio, was inundated by a massive, belligerent mob hosting a Klu Klux Klan rally—and […]

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