After making a global impact at the March for Our Lives last weekend, Naomi Wadler and her mother retreated to a beach house. They spoke to the Guardian about activism and gun deaths
When 11-year-old Naomi Wadler gave a speech at last weekend’s March for Our Lives in Washington about the importance of remembering the lives of black women and girls lost to gun violence, the reaction was intense and immediate.
Millie Bobby Brown, your favorite actor from the hit Netflix show Stranger Things, backed March For Our Lives in a big way at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday.
She showed up to the event in a denim button-down shirt bearing the names of the 17 people who died in the Parkland, Florida mass shooting last month. The shirt was also emblazoned with the words “March For Our Lives” on the back and “Never Again” on the front.
When she won the award for Favorite TV Actress, Brown took her support a step further and talked about feeling inspired by gun reform protests that took place in Washington, D.C., and in cities across the country and world. Read more…
The President approved a policy recommendation stating that ‘transgender persons who require or have undergone gender transition are disqualified from military service’
It was the Parkland student who silently stood on stage for six minutes. The 11-year-old’s eloquent call for awareness about violence against black women. The South Los Angeles teen who asked the crowd to chant her dead brother’s name.
The most powerful moments from Saturday’s March for Our Lives…
A seemingly endless variety of signs were on display at the March For Our Lives this weekend, but look closely and you may have noticed a few common trends emerging.
One is the bright red sign with bold black text, sometimes accompanied by others like it and usually calling out specific individuals or institutions for their inaction in the face of tragedy. Like so:
The origins of these billboards and Three Billboards
Paul McCartney was among the massive throng of people out marching Saturday morning (March 24) for gun control.
Stopped by CNN while he was with a crowd in New York for comment, the living Beatles legend paid tribute to the late John Lennon. Watch the clip below.
“One of my best friends…
Millions of marchers gathered in cities across the country for Saturday’s March For Our Lives — and they brought their best signs with them.
Teens have spearheaded this movement for meaningful action on gun violence, and that age group turned out to be particularly creative with their slogans. (No surprise there.) Students from Parkland, Fla., wore price tags reading “$1.05” — the value of a human life, determined after dividing the amount of money Marco Rubio accepted from the NRA by the number of students in Florida.
Even from the olds, there were plenty of witty, artful, and poignant messages to go around. Read more…