Activists from the #bridgesnotwalls movement have congregated on London's bridges this morning, in a mass demonstration of solidarity with immigrants, the LGBT community and Black Lives Matter, among.. City A.M.
Five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland, saying they were discriminated... Billboard.com Also reported by •CJME •New Zealand Herald •CNSNews.com •Seattle Times
Saying they were discriminated against at a Black Lives Matter protest during the annual vigil commemorating the singer's death, five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
After a week of jury selection, the felony assault trial is finally underway against the man accused of gunning down five Black Lives Matter protesters outside a Minneapolis police station, Bill Hudson.. Source: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota -
*"Twas the Night Before Inauguration!*
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*Twas the night before Inauguration, and up in the tower,*
*The Donald reflected on his newfound power.*
*The conservative.. Zero Hedge
A controversial Berkeley teacher is calling on all Bay Areas schools to shut down Friday and allow students to take to the streets in defiance of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. Yvette.. SFGate
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“This is the true joy in life – being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one: being thoroughly worn out before you are.. Zero Hedge
*Inauguration Day is upon us. Soon, President Barack Obama will sail off into the sunset, and Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as our new commander in chief. *
Yup. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty.. Upworthy
Alas, the time has come.
Thursday marks Barack Obama’s last full day as president, a role he has carried out with respect, dignity and pride over the last eight years.
At the time of his.. Huffington Post
*Like many young activists of her generation, Johnetta Elzie got her first taste of resistance online — speaking out against the 2011 execution of Troy Davis to her then-small Twitter following... Upworthy
Pindrop silence may be a little too much to expect from the capacity crowd at the Front Lawns of Diggi Palace, but you could almost hear the held breaths as American poet Anne Waldman finished her.. DNA
Human rights activist Malcolm X knew better than most how white supremacy and racism operate ― and he broke it down clearly in a 1964 speech entitled “The Ballot or the Bullet.”
The address,.. Huffington Post
It was a cold January morning in Philadelphia -- though it felt warm.
The country has seen several bleak weeks in the aftermath of one of the most unprecedented elections in history. But this Monday.. Huffington Post
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Tamika Mallory, right, co-chair of the Women's March on Washington, talks during an interview with fellow co-chairs Carmen Perez, left, and Linda Sarsour, January 9, 2017 in.. The American Prospect