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protests against racial oppression and police brutality continued during the playing of the national anthem at sports events around the country over the weekend.

Tom Hayden, a radical activist and advocate for progressive causes, died Sunday at the age of 76. In the early 1960s, Hayden was a freedom rider in the South and a community organizer in Newark. He was a civil rights activist who became famous for his ...
The concerns over Trump and the GOP are policy-driven too: The activists draw a line between Trump's political interests and those of other conservatives.
While the NFL's Colin Kaepernick and other Athletes are using the national anthem to make a stand for social justice, NBA players are already pursuing a different path: action over symbolism.
Tom Hayden, a '60s anti-war activist whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76. He died on Sunday after a long illness, said his wife, Barbara Williams, ...

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In July, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made headlines when she criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, calling him a "faker" and deeming a Trump presidency unimaginable.
National Conference, PDP and BJP in Jammu and Kashmir appears to have been persuaded to work together, and not use the ongoing conflict for political ...
Armed with fake blood, animal-rights activists protest at SF Costco Activists are not chickens when it comes to protesting animal rights abuses.
Spain's Constitutional Court on Thursday overruled Catalonia's regional ban on bullfighting, saying the prohibition violated a national law protecting the controversial spectacle and it was exempt from being prohibited at a regional level.
"There is no political will to recognise that we are here and that we are a peaceful community. "We are forced to rent places to pray -- which for us is like breathing air, if we can't do it we die.
To that end, activists are planning to gather for two events on Thursday. A group that includes elected officials and clergy plan to hold a 10:00 a.m.
One member of the group said he believed the protests on campus leading up to the game were creating more separation in the country when they should be trying to bring more people together.

And Buffalo Bills fans Sunday sold t-shirts outside Ralph Wilson stadium that depicted a rifle scope aimed at San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who kneels in protest of police violence against people of color during the pre-game playing ...
Britain and Colombia have different political cultures and traditions, but examination of the referendum results shows similar patterns in both countries - one similar to the partisan divisions that have developed in American politics since the 1990s ...
Tasmanian police have arrested and charged two animal rights protesters who attached themselves to Hobart's Tasman Bridge high over the River Derwent ...
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has ignited controversy on both sides of the aisle since he launched his campaign in 2015.
And Buffalo Bills fans Sunday sold t-shirts outside Ralph Wilson stadium that depicted a rifle scope aimed at San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who kneels in protest of police violence against people of color during the pre-game playing ...
Demanding the setting up of a Cauvery Management Board (CMB), farmer's organisations and political parties in Tamil Nadu staged protests on rail tracks on Monday. In Thanjavur district, the police arrested several farmers who were protesting on the ...
Bengaluru: Hundreds of workers of the BJP and its ideological mentor the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS who had marched towards the police commissioner's office in central Bengaluru today have called off their protest over the gruesome murder of ...
One member of the group said he believed the protests on campus leading up to the game were creating more separation in the country when they should be trying to bring more people together.
Peshawar: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) youth Wing activists from Fata would go in a procession to Islamabad for protest against the federal government. This was stated by leader of the PTI Fata Youth Wing Zahid Shinwari while speaking at the press ...
The British foreign secretary said last week that he would "like to see" a protest against the mass aerial bombing raids by Syrian and Russian aircraft on rebel-held areas of Aleppo city.
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologized Friday for characterizing as "dumb and disrespectful" the national anthem protests by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other Athletes. The 83-year-old Ginsburg ...
The protesters, demanding independence for Tibet, were rounded up from a site 15km away from the BRICS summit venue.
Host Geoff Norcross along with Senior Political reporter Jeff Mapes and reporter Amelia Templeton dig into the Portland police union contract that sparked protests earlier this week when the City Council voted to approve it. You'll also hear about one ...
'We're in the middle of a revolution caused by the near collapse of free-market capitalism combined with an upswing in technical innovation, a surge in desire for individual freedom and a change in human consciousness about what freedom means. ... But ...
In Portland, Oregon, police deployed pepper spray against Black Lives Matter activists Wednesday, amid protests at City Hall during a vote over a controversial new police contract, which activists say gives police officers too much power during ...
The US should be as much a target for protests against the violence in Syria as Russia, a spokesman for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has suggested.
Yesterday, dozens of activists gathered in front of The Philippines Consulate in NY to protest the recent brutal murders of people suspected to be involved in drug use or selling in the Philippines, and listened in silence as a long list of names of ...
A protest began on Old Concord Road at Bonnie Lane, where a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott in the parking lot of The Village at College Downs apartment complex on Sept.
First Nations Indian groups and climate activists on both sides of the border are targeting both planned and existing energy projects.
Russia has condemned Boris Johnson's call for demonstrations outside its London embassy as "shameful". The foreign secretary said on Tuesday that he would "like to see" a protest against bombings of the Syrian city of Aleppo, which are being blamed on ...
Representatives of some oil pipeline companies who were targeted by activists showing support with Dakota Access pipeline opponents say the attempt to disrupt delivery was not successful.
Syria debate: Boris Johnson calls for protests outside Russian embassy - politics live. Rolling coverage of .... It is time, I think, for all these incidents to be fully and properly investigated with a view to assembling the necessary evidence to ...
Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve is assuring city residents that police are working to make sense of the events after a pickup truck plowed into a crowd of Native American rights activists protesting on the street in the downtown casino district. Schieve ...
An arrestee is walked to a police truck as activists shut down the intersection of Michigan and Wacker to protest the Illinois Tactical Officers Training Conference.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court justice who came under fire recently for lacerating comments about Donald J. Trump, has dropped another eyebrow-raising remark about a different figure in the news: the N.F.
Yesterday, on indigenous people's Day, a group of 27 protesters was arrested at a Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) site in North Dakota.
Turkish authorities in Ankara have used tear gas to disperse pro-Kurdish activists marking a suicide bomb attack a year ago in which 103 people died.
Dubbed "Truth 4 Hillary/CNN Post Debate Rally," the protest drew about 20 Trump supporters from across Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.
Two and a half years after a denial-of-service attack froze a Boston hospital's network, the alleged attacker is staging a hunger strike to protest abuse in juvenile behavior modification facilities and political prosecutions by US Attorneys. Today ...
Turkish authorities in Ankara have used tear gas to disperse pro-Kurdish activists marking a suicide bomb attack a year ago in which 103 people died.
About 1,000 activists are planning to gather at the former Dey Krahorm neighborhood in central Phnom Penh this morning before marching to the Ministry of Land Management in protest of land and housing evictions, according to those involved, who ... In ...


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