Protest

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ICE Stops Force-Feeding Immigrant Hunger Strikers Held in El Paso Detention Center

A total of 12 men have been refusing to eat to protest the conditions, treatment and length of their detainment. 

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Protests Erupt After the Alabama Cop Who Fatally Shot Emantic Bradford Jr. Isn't Charged

The State Attorney General says the shooting of Emantic ‘E.J.’ Bradford Jr. was “justified.”

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49ers Cheerleader Kneels During National Anthem

Many assumed it was a continuation of the protest that former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began in 2016.

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NFL And Players Union Press Pause on Anthem Protest Rules

The decision came soon after reports of a new Miami Dolphins policy that would punish protesting players with suspensions.

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Kaepernick Depositions Reveal Trump Influenced NFL's Protest Rule

President Donald Trump to Dallas Cowboys team owner Jerry Jones: “Tell everybody, you can’t win this one. This one lifts me.”

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NFL Banishes Protesting Players to the Locker Room During Anthem

Commissioner Roger Goodell: “This season, all league and team personnel shall stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem.”

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Professional Athletes Push Back Against Trump's Anti-Protest Comments

The president thinks athletes who protest police violence are “disrespectful.” Teams across the country responded to his rhetoric over the weekend, but some wonder if they went far enough.

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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.

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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.