Category Archives: #Protest
Man Picks Fight With Protest Sign and Loses

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Yesterday was May Day, which meant that groups of left-leaning demonstrators took to the streets across the world in support of workers’ rights. In Seattle, according to local media, the May Day march attracted hundreds of people, including a faction of “Proud Boys,” the far-right men’s group that Gavin McInnes founded after he was triggered

Source: https://www.spin.com/2018/05/proud-boy-ripping-anti-fascist-sign-video/

Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday’s National School Walkout

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Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday’s National School Walkout  NPRWalkouts on ‘Weed Day’? Chicago students, administrators balance gun reform rallies against 4/20  Chicago TribuneAfter Last Month’s Gun Control Protests, Students Hope To Maintain Momentum With Walkout Friday  Hartford CourantStudent protests offer real-time civics lesson  Baltimore SunFull coverage

Source: https://www.npr.org/2018/04/19/603418297/meet-the-students-who-dreamed-up-fridays-national-school-walkout

Prominent gay rights lawyer sets himself on fire in protest suicide

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Prominent gay rights lawyer sets himself on fire in protest suicide  CNNIn ‘protest suicide,’ lawyer famed for gay rights cases burns himself to death in New York  Los Angeles TimesGay rights lawyer immolates self in NYC in ecology protest  ABC NewsFamed gay rights lawyer sets himself on fire at Prospect Park in protest suicide against fossil fuels  New York Daily NewsLawyer who killed himself in fossil fuels protest ‘put his heart and soul’ into all his work, colleague says  New York Daily NewsFull coverage

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/15/us/david-buckel-gay-rights-attorney-suicide/index.html

‘Never again’: how 11-year old Naomi Wadler became a rallying voice of black protest

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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.

Related: ‘Haunting’ school shooter drills become the new normal in US schools

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/mar/31/naomi-wadler-the-11-year-old-helping-lead-a-protest-movement

Millie Bobby Brown repped March For Our Lives in a big way at the Kids’ Choice Awards

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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.

SEE ALSO: Emma Gonzalez’s March For Our Lives speech will go down in history

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…

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Source: https://mashable.com/2018/03/25/millie-bobby-brown-march-for-our-lives-shirt-kids-choice-awards-speech/?utm_campaign=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial

Gender rights groups promise to battle Trump's 'transphobia masquerading as policy' in court

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The President approved a policy recommendation stating that ‘transgender persons who require or have undergone gender transition are disqualified from military service’

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-transgender-ban-troops-transphobia-policy-a8273551.html

Teen killed in Austin bombing spree had been accepted to prestigious music program
Teen killed in Austin bombing spree had been accepted to prestigious music program  ABC NewsAustin bomber called himself a ‘psychopath,’ had no remorse, congressman says  Fox NewsTexas Rep: Bombing suspect called himself a ‘psychopath’ in confessions  The Hill (blog)Full coverage

Source: http://abcnews.go.com/US/teen-killed-austin-bombing-spree-accepted-prestigious-music/story?id=53999397

Six of the most powerful young speakers at March for Our Lives

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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…

Source: http://www.latimes.com/la-na-march-speeches-20180324-story.html

March For Our Lives protestors borrow a page from the ‘Three Billboards’ playbook

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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:

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— Michael Del Moro (@MikeDelMoro) March 24, 2018

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— Kat Gluesenkamp (@katgluesenkamp) March 23, 2018 Read more…

The origins of these billboards and Three Billboards 

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Watch Paul McCartney Remember John Lennon During March For Our Lives Rally

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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…

Source: https://www.spin.com/2018/03/paul-mccartney-remember-john-lennon-during-march-for-our-lives-rally-watch/

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