Stories tagged: "protests"

With the Presidential election still not decided, hundreds of protesters in NYC took to the streets to denounce Donald Trumps attempt to stop the counting of votes in battleground states. (Photo by Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Americans Take to the Streets With a Message: Count Every Vote

Demonstrators marched in cities like Minneapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, and Portland, in response to Trump’s aggressive effort to challenge the vote counts in states he appears to be on track to lose.

Portland environmental groups sue over use of tear gas
Environmentalists Sue Federal Government Over Use of Tear Gas in Portland

A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday is seeking a court order to stop federal officers from deploying tear gas in Portland.

Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor.
BREAKING: FBI Thwarts Attempted Coup, Kidnap of Gov. Whitmer in Michigan

Six conspirators were charged with attempts to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Thursday, as well as discussing other ways to overthrow Michigan's government.

Protests against racial injustice continued this week after a Kentucky grand jury decided not to charge any officers for the death of Breonna Taylor while she slept in her apartment (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Two Advocates Sound Off on the Failure to Charge Breonna Taylor’s Killers and the Path Forward

Despite the lack of justice for Breonna Taylor and the pain that has caused, activists urge the nation to continue fighting racial injustice—that includes speaking out, showing up, and voting.

Lebron James is just one of the many athletes who have stood up to support Black Lives Matter since George Floyd's killing by police in May.
The Complete Timeline of Athletes Speaking Out Against Racial Injustice Since the Death of George Floyd

Major sports leagues, teams, and individual players have all taken action on civil rights since the killing of George Floyd, continuing the legacy of athletes protesting against injustice.

President Trump wants to limit funding to cities where protests are ongoing across the United States. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Trump Aims To Prevent Cities With Ongoing Protests From Receiving Federal Funding

While ignoring right-wing violence and rising violent crime in GOP-led cities, President Trump wants to curtail funding to cities where protests are ongoing.

President Donald Trump bows his head down at a conservative summit in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Donald Trump, Who Is President, Tries to Blame Deadly Violence on Joe Biden

Trump’s latest Twitter barrage represents perhaps the clearest signal yet: He is banking his re-election campaign around stoking racial division and using scare tactics to try and convince suburban women to vote for him instead of Joe Biden.