Category Archives: Protests

Open Thread | Don’t Fall For the Okeydoke

Been watching the protests with a curious eye.😒😒   George Floyd's murder was about race, not class. — Ragnarok Lobster (@eclecticbrotha) May 31, 2020 SAY IT AGAIN😠😠😠 George Floyd's murder was about race, not class. — Ragnarok Lobster (@eclecticbrotha) May … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | #Helsinki protests against Trump

Trump is hated around the world…… (CNN)Protests were already underway in Helsinki on Sunday as President Donald Trump left Scotland, bound for the Finnish capital ahead of his Monday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sunday’s demonstrations capped a weekend … Continue reading

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London Protesting Trump

Goosebumps! London didn’t come to play. They are giving me so much life. It’s like much needed sweet oxygen to my soul. Thank you so much, London! 🙌🏽

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Families Belong Together Rally

On Saturday, June 30, demonstrations worldwide will protest against the Trump administration policy that has led to the separation of families and the detention and abuse of thousands of immigrant children. The administration came under fire last week as heartbreaking … Continue reading

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Nikki Haley Shut Down by University of Houston Students For Israel Actions

This is what happens when you come to our neck of the woods peddling bullshit. We’re NOT having it! University of Houston students LIT Nikki Haley UP! FREE! FREE! PALESTINE! US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley received the wrong … Continue reading

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March For Our Lives | A Rally for Gun Control

Every elected official should be afraid of the inevitable landscape that is soon to change dramatically by the new generation of voters ahead. The 18-24 year old demographic will undoubtedly be the stakeholders in whom will assume office. Get right … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | National Walkout Day in Pictures

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Thursday Open Thread | More From National School Walkout

Demanding Gun Control Listen to this student's powerful demand for stricter gun laws: pic.twitter.com/D2TIXDaFzr — AJ+ (@ajplus) March 14, 2018

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National School Walkout

It’s been exactly one month since the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — and some are choosing a somber way to pay tribute to the 17 people killed in the Parkland massacre. Thousands of students and teachers … Continue reading

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Houston Texans NFL owner on players kneeling: ‘we can’t have the inmates running the prison’

During a closed-door meeting among NFL team owners and executives, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair made a stunningly inappropriate analogy about allowing players to kneel during the national anthem. “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” said McNair, a … Continue reading

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