Tag: protest

Black-Led Syracuse Protestors Say The Administration Is Trying To ‘Starve’ Them Of Food

Source: Tony Shi Photography / Getty Syracuse University protests continue after a series of racist incidents on campus have left students outraged. The latest demonstration involves the occupation of a campus building, Crouse-Hinds Hall, with protestors staying there past closing time. Now demonstrators are being punished by the administrations and protestors say they’re even trying […]

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Chicago High Schoolers Hold Sit-In After Teacher Told Student ‘Go Back to Your County’

Photo: Shutterstock I simply feel like it should be a standard policy that racists shouldn’t be teachers. If you’re going to be an asshole at least have the decency to not be one towards children. Granted racists don’t know what decency is. Otherwise, they probably wouldn’t be racists. According to NBC News, students at Senn […]

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Chicago High Schoolers Hold Sit-In After Teacher Told Student ‘Go Back to Your Country’

Photo: Shutterstock I simply feel like it should be a standard policy that racists shouldn’t be teachers. If you’re going to be an asshole at least have the decency to not be one toward children. Granted, racists don’t know what decency is. Otherwise, they probably wouldn’t be racists. According to NBC News, students at Senn […]

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What’s Better Than One Billionaire Remaining Seated During the Super Bowl National Anthem? Two

Beyoncé and Jay-Z attend the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Sean “Diddy” Combs on Jan. 25, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.Photo: Allen Berezovsky (Getty Images) Jay-Z and Beyoncé are taking a stand…or actually, taking a seat. “I think that we forget that Colin’s whole thing was to bring attention to social […]

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Students at Ball State University Staged Walkout to Protest Professor Calling Cops

Photo: Ball State University Last week, a professor at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., came under fire after video was released of him calling the cops on a student for not switching seats mid-lecture. Unsatisfied with the university’s response, students have decided to take action. According to the Star Press, on Tuesday hundreds of […]

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‘We Are All Hurt By This’: Racist Graffiti Sparks Protest At University Of Richmond

Source: xiaoling sun / Getty The University of Richmond has become the latest institution of education that has faced backlash for a racist atmosphere. According to WRIC, police say they’re investigating three incidents that occurred on campus late last week. MORE: Cops Called On Black Student At College With History Of Racism The university’s freshman […]

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Amazon Employees Just Staged the Biggest Act of Tech Defiance So Far

Hundreds of Amazon employees have openly violated the company’s communications policy by publicly criticizing their employer, in what is arguably the largest act of collective disobedience yet by white collar workers at a major tech company. On Monday, more than 30 Amazon employees, identified by their names, appeared in a video speaking out against the […]

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We Still Kneeling in 2020: Former Teacher of the Year Takes a Knee at Game Attended by Trump

Screenshot: TED-Ed/YouTube I’ve always thought that if, on the fateful day when Colin Kaepernick chose to remain seated during the National Anthem in protest of police violence against black people, the media, zealous patriots and angry white people in general would’ve just ignored him and not made such a big to do about it, they […]

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