It was not until our pilot grabbed the Cessna 172 by the propeller and pulled it to the gas pump at the tiny airfield that I started to get nervous about flying low along the US-Mexico border wall.
On one of the busiest shopping days of the year, thousands of #BlackLivesMatter protesters packed the Mall of America outside Minneapolis on Saturday to call for police reform in the wake of the officer-involved deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
What better way to cover an event about the youth protest movement than through social media? That is why we invited DC's most active and talented instagrammers to Fusion's RiseUp summit on November 19 to document the day through their camera lenses.
This past Wednesday, Fusion hosted RiseUp, a one day event in Washington DC that brought activists, policy makers, artists and thinkers together to talk about how to transform protest and rebellion into meaningful and lasting change.
A collection of Instagram photos and videos from the RiseUp party, which featured live performances by Fonseca, Cucu Diamantes, Jon Batiste and DJ sets by DJ Stiletto.
New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly drew Fusion's RiseUp events in Washington D.C. We've collected highlights here:
1. Sen. Booker got called out for posing as a millennial
Secretary of State John Kerry reflects on his experience with protest movements, from the National Mall to Ukraine.
A group of activists belonging to the anti-war group Code Pink interrupted U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power at Fusion's RiseUp event in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, accusing the Obama administration of warmongering.
Sen. Cory Booker called for "immediate" criminal-justice reform at Fusion's RiseUp summit Wednesday, but said that recent midterm elections that gave Congressional Republicans more power could derail those efforts.
Today is Fusion's Rise Up event, where participants from around the world join together in Washington, D.C. with one common drive: to make the world a better place.
At a time of profound upheaval in our world, RiseUp is gathering leading young global activists, artists, technologists and political leaders to explore how to transform rising tides of protest into a positive wave of social progress.
Nearly 1,000 people took to the streets of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Monday after a woman wearing a miniskirt was stripped naked at a bus stop by a group of men who accused her of dressing indecently.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay —Forty-three Uruguayans stood outside the Mexican Embassy in Montevideo on Monday afternoon, each holding a photograph of one of the students who went missing two months ago in a horrific crime that has rocked Mexico and put the country's struggle with crime and corruption back in the international…
More than 30 participants from various professions gathered in Miami and New York this past weekend for the #FusionRiseUp Hackathon. The goal was to to create innovative and disruptive ideas to make a better world by designing the projects needed to create change. Areas focused on included education, poverty, climate…
Presented in partnership with The California Endowment
The Green Movement in Iran. The Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia. January 25th in Egypt. The Lybian Civil War. Syrian uprisings. Occupy Wall Street. Brazil protests in 2013. Venezuela protests in 2014. Ukranian Revolution. The Umbrella movement in Hong Kong. Ferguson. Missing students in Mexico.