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More than 120 people were arrested late Sunday, when police in riot gear used pepper spray and detained activists who defied orders to disperse following larger, peaceful protests.
The Saturday event is billed as a “free speech” rally, but critics say the Oregon-based group organizing the event, Patriot Prayer, is a white nationalist group.
The ad, featuring model Kendall Jenner, prompted outrage and ridicule from those who said it trivialized the Black Lives Matter movement.
Protesters along with lawmakers lashed out against the detainment of immigrants at airports, including a married couple with disabilities in their 80s and a five-year-old boy.
Protests, racial comments and rising tensions filled the weekend following the Dallas tragedy.
There were ten times more anti-racists in attendance for “Confederate Memorial Day” white supremacist event.
White militia group shows up to stir the pot; cops’ Facebook page tries to inflame tensions; cooler heads prevail.
Rep. Bill Flores ignores institutional racism responsible for the protests in Baltimore in order go after same-gender marriage.
State's Attorney announced charges for cops in Freddie's 'rough ride' that killed him and protests erupted in Philly, Chicago and New York.
The acquittal of Rekia Boyd’s killer and the mysterious death of Freddie Gray in custody outraged protesters as police credibility is further damaged nationally.
Several artists call attention to the #BlackLivesMatter movement during the 57th Grammy Awards.
The Friendship Nine, who were arrested during the Civil Rights movement for a sit-in, had their convictions and sentences officially vacated at Rock Hill Municipal Court in South Carolina.
Activists all over the country took the opportunity to hold protests on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, pointing out that Dr. King’s dream remains far from a reality.