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Chapel Hill Protesters Knock Down Famous Confederate Statue  Chapel Hill Protesters Knock Down Famous Confederate Statue 

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…

All You Fascists Are Bound to Lose If You Don't Show Up In the First Place All You Fascists Are Bound to Lose If You Don't Show Up In the First Place

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…

Tiny Group of ‘Unite the Right’ White Supremacists Outnumbered by Anti-Racism Counterprotesters in DC [UPDATING] Tiny Group of ‘Unite the Right’ White Supremacists Outnumbered by Anti-Racism Counterprotesters in DC [UPDATING]

Update, Sunday, 5:33 p.m.: Reporters on the ground say that the rally is over already.

ICE Contractor GEO Group Threatens to Sue Activists Over Prison Protests ICE Contractor GEO Group Threatens to Sue Activists Over Prison Protests

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.

Fatal Shooting By Chicago Police
Prompts Violent Clashes with Protesters [UPDATED] Fatal Shooting By Chicago Police Prompts Violent Clashes with Protesters [UPDATED]

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.

Trump Gets Booed As He Plays Golf
in Scotland Trump Gets Booed As He Plays Golf in Scotland

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.

The UK's Anti-Trump Protests Were Very Good The UK's Anti-Trump Protests Were Very Good

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of London on Friday to protest Donald Trump’s visit to the United Kingdon.

Virginia Bookstore Owner Calls
Cops on Woman Who Berated Steve Bannon [UPDATED] Virginia Bookstore Owner Calls Cops on Woman Who Berated Steve Bannon [UPDATED]

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 Dodges Protesters Confronting Him About
Separated Migrant Children Mitch McConnell Dodges Protesters Confronting Him About Separated Migrant Children

Mitch McConnell got an earful from angry protesters shouting “Where are the babies?” Saturday as the Senate majority leader left a Louisville, KY restaurant.

Chicago Protesters March on Busy
Expressway to Draw Attention to Gun Violence Chicago Protesters March on Busy Expressway to Draw Attention to Gun Violence

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.

At ‘Families Belong Together’ Marches, This Is What
Democracy—and Compassion—Look Like At ‘Families Belong Together’ Marches, This Is What Democracy—and Compassion—Look Like

Well over 600 marches are underway across the country—many of them in sweltering heat—to protest the Trump administration’s inhumane policy of separating migrant children from their families and holding babies in cages.

Across the Country, Marchers Show That #FamiliesBelongTogether Across the Country, Marchers Show That #FamiliesBelongTogether

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.

ICE Protests Spreading As Demonstrators Block Buses
Transporting Migrant Children ICE Protests Spreading As Demonstrators Block Buses Transporting Migrant Children

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.

Virginia Restaurant 86es Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Her Family Virginia Restaurant 86es Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Her Family

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.

Protesters Blast Kirstjen Nielsen's Home With Audio of Crying Immigrant Children Protesters Blast Kirstjen Nielsen's Home With Audio of Crying Immigrant Children

For the second time in a week, protesters have confronted Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kistrjen Nielsen for her role in the Trump administration’s (questionably renounced) policy of separating undocumented immigrant children from their parents.

Ohio Greets Mike Pence with Giant LGBTQ
Dance Party and Protests Ohio Greets Mike Pence with Giant LGBTQ Dance Party and Protests

A lot of people went to great lengths Friday to let Vice President Mike Pence know he’s far from beloved in Columbus, OH.

Members of Congress Shut Down Streets Near White House to Protest Family Separation at the Border Members of Congress Shut Down Streets Near White House to Protest Family Separation at the Border

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.

Hero Ruins Donald Trump's Patriotism Fest By Taking a Knee During the National Anthem Hero Ruins Donald Trump's Patriotism Fest By Taking a Knee During the National Anthem

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.

U.S. Throws a Party in Jerusalem as Israel Massacres Palestinians in Gaza U.S. Throws a Party in Jerusalem as Israel Massacres Palestinians in Gaza

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…

'We Will No Longer Be Silent.': Native Activists Shut Down Chase Bank to Protest the Trans Mountain Pipeline

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.

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