Protest

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Counter-Protestors Outnumber Anti-Muslim Protestors at Several Actions Nationwide

The March Against Sharia was organized by ACT America, which the Southern Poverty Law Center calls “the largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in America.”

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Survey Reveals Partisan Divide in Support For Right to Protest and Freedom of the Press

Less than half of Republicans think maintaining the free press is important to democracy.

Crowd of protestors, one holds sign that says, "We are workers, not criminals."

This is What a Day Without Immigrants Looks Like

Immigrants across the country skipped work and school to illustrate what they contribute to American society.

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The Inauguration Protests in 11 Tweets

From Black Lives Matter to #NoDAPL, activists are out in full force in Washington, D.C.

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Workers Nationwide to Protest Trump's Labor Secretary Pick

One of Andrew Puzder’s employees: “If Puzder is confirmed as labor secretary, it will mean the Trump years will be about low pay, wage theft, sexual harassment and racial discrimination instead of making lives better for working Americans like me.”

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Nationwide Protests Mark Fourth Anniversary of #FightFor15

The campaign seeks to win a living wage for underpaid service workers.

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WATCH: A Tribe Called Quest Inspires Mass Protest in New Music Video

The politically charged “We the People…” features on the group’s final album, “We Got it From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service.”

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WATCH: #TrumpProtests Take Over Streets Nationwide

From New York City to Los Angeles, Americas are expressing their displeasure with the election of Donald Trump.

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6 Arrested During Protest of David Duke's HBCU Appearance

Duke—a former Ku Klux Klan leader, current Senate candidate and Donald Trump supporter—railed against the Black Lives Matter movement and Jews during a controversial debate appearance at Dillard University, an historically Black institution.

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Texas HS Football Team Faces Season Cancellation for Kneeling Protests

The Beaumont Bulls actions were inspired by Colin Kaepernick’s protest against police violence.

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Pu**y Grabs Back Protests Spread Nationwide

The grassroots day of action says #GOPHandsOffMe ahead of the final presidential debate.

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Colin Kaepernick Calls Justice Bader Ginsburg's Criticism of National Anthem Protest 'Disappointing'

Kaepernick: “It is disappointing to hear a Supreme Court justice call a protest against injustices and oppression ‘stupid, dumb.’”

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Michael Che Says N-Word, Leslie Jones Contacts 'Mr. Robot' Crew to Find Hackers in 'SNL' Premiere

Che unexpectedly used the word during a discussion of quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing protest against police violence.

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What's Up With Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton's Expressions in This Pic?

Social media users and sports commentators alike struggled to understand the now-viral pic, with many speculating that the quarterbacks’ expressions embodied an exchange on their seemingly opposite views on racism in America.

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WATCH: This Video Honors the 46th Anniversary of the 'Chicano Moratorium' March

Nearly 30,000 Chicano activists marched in protest of the Vietnam War and its disproportionate impact on communities of color. Here’s the story. 

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Wounded Knee Standoff Leader on Dakota Access Resistance: 'There's Fresh Energy Here'

Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, is one of many notable public figures supporting protests against pipeline construction. 

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People of Color and Allies React to White Lives Matter Protest

“Did Houston police show up in militarized riot gear, [with] snipers and dogs at the #WhiteLivesMatter protest?”

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#DNCInPhilly Finale: An Anti-Uber Protest, a Rooftop Mural and Other Notable Actions from This Week

The Democratic National Convention provided activists from a wide range of causes with a huge, national platform. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the notable actions that we couldn’t cover in real time.

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UPDATED: Bystander Video Captures Baton Rouge Police Fatally Shooting Black CD Salesman #AltonSterling at Point Blank Range

A family mourns and residents protest the July 5 police killing of the 37-year-old father outside of a convenience store. 

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Connecticut Students Walk Out, Protest Lack of Teacher Diversity

Students at New Haven, Connecticut’s Amistad High School shed light on what they describe as an environment that alienates Black educators and staff at the predominantly Black and Latino school.