Almost a year to the day after a Durham, NC statue honoring Confederate soldiers was torn down by protesters, another racist monument bites the dust. Silent Sam—a Confederate monument on the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill that became a flash point after the Charlottesville protests last year—was…
WASHINGTON, DC—There was just one moment when I thought I might see a white supremacist get killed. There were two of them, a man and a woman, the only two real live enemies I saw the entire day. Both were sagging in late middle age, both plump, both with long, gray hair, the man with a beard. Both, for reasons I do…
Update, Sunday, 5:33 p.m.: Reporters on the ground say that the rally is over already.
ICE’s biggest contractor, the private prison company GEO Group, has threatened a group of activists in Florida with legal action for allegedly publishing false information and staging protests outside the company’s facilities.
Update, Sunday, 5:10 p.m.: The Chicago Police Department released body cam footage on Sunday afternoon of the shooting of 37-year-old Harith Augustus. Warning: the video is graphic.
The people who handle Donald Trump, who according to NBC has spent 127 days at one of his golf clubs while president, have gone to great lengths to shield him from protesters and members of the U.S. news media while he skirts responsibilities and plays golf as the country he works for descends further into chaos.
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of London on Friday to protest Donald Trump’s visit to the United Kingdon.
The owner of Black Swan Books in Richmond, VA, called police on Saturday on a woman who confronted former White House strategist and Trump Muslim ban architect Steve Bannon while inside the store.
Mitch McConnell got an earful from angry protesters shouting “Where are the babies?” Saturday as the Senate majority leader left a Louisville, KY restaurant.
While the number of Chicago’s gun-violence victims has been decreasing in the past year, the level of violence remains staggering, affecting thousands of families each year, particularly in the city’s African American communities.
In one of the most dramatic expressions yet of contempt for the Trump administration’s cruel and dehumanizing policies—and there have been many—hundreds of thousands of people in every single state rallied on Saturday to make it clear that migrant #FamiliesBelongTogether.
A protest movement to disrupt the activities of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and border authorities in response to the Trump administration’s family separation crisis is spreading from coast to coast.
In light of the Trump administration’s despicable policy of separating poor children from their parents and locking them in cages, an increasing number of people are fighting back by making it extremely uncomfortable for officials to enjoy their private lives in peace while babies cry without their mothers.
A lot of people went to great lengths Friday to let Vice President Mike Pence know he’s far from beloved in Columbus, OH.
On Wednesday, a group of Congress members temporarily blocked an entrance to the Ronald Reagan Building, which houses the U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters in Washington, D.C. The group said they were calling for the release of asylum seekers who have been separated from their children.
The White House hosted a fancy garden party on Tuesday to celebrate patriotic songs, standing at respectful attention during those patriotic songs, and whatever else you can celebrate when an entire championship football team has no interest in spending any time with you.
American government officials, dignitaries, and assorted VIPs converged on Jerusalem on Monday to celebrate the opening of the U.S. embassy there. At the same time, Israeli troops killed at least 41 Palestinian protesters and wounded nearly 2,000 others along the Gaza border. The Gaza health ministry called the…
Indigenous activists and allies, shut down a street and occupied the lobby of the JPMorgan Chase headquarters in Seattle to say no to oil pipelines that would put their communities—and lives—at risk.