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05.26.15 Aymann Ismail

While President Obama was saluting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, a group of protesters in New York sought to honor Americans who died in a very different kind of battle — victims of police brutality. Demonstrators with the Peoples Power Assemblies laid out black towels with outlines […]

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05.06.15 Prachi Gupta

There are many, many reasons to dislike Kim Kardashian, breaker of the internet, purveyor of selfies and symbol of mind-numbing, soul-crushing millennial vanity. But it was over her predilection for fur that a group of activists bombed her Tuesday signing for Selfish at a Midtown Barnes & Noble. A group of about 10 protesters, some […]

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04.27.15 Prachi Gupta

A group of anonymous Black Lives Matter protesters temporarily took over the Union Square Forever 21 on Sunday, replacing mannequins’ threads with Black Lives Matter sweatshirts and placing a Black Lives Matter banner across a window. The anonymous collective, who goes by the Never 21 Project, wasn’t protesting Forever 21. Rather, they pulled the stunt […]

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04.16.15 Liam Mathews

Internal Affairs is investigating an NYPD officer who injured a protestor during Tuesday’s anti-police brutality protests, DNAinfo reports. The as-yet-unidentified officer is caught on video shoving Elsa Waithe, causing her to fall onto a metal tree guard. Waithe was hospitalized with injuries to her ribs. Waithe’s friend, activist Keegan Stephen, visited her at Methodist Hospital. […]

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03.02.15 Prachi Gupta

On Friday night, a group of Black Lives Matter protesters held signs and a banner as they linked arms across an exit from the Lincoln Tunnel, blocking traffic from the Manhattan-bound lanes for 11 minutes. That’s one minute for every time Eric Garner gasped “I can’t breathe” as Officer Daniel Pantaleo kept the unarmed man, […]

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01.26.15 Rhett Jones

Protesters invaded the hallowed halls of the Supreme Court on the fifth anniversary of the controversial “Citizens United” ruling. Now, extremely rare video footage has emerged from the incident in which seven protesters were arrested (embedded above). Video footage is prohibited inside the Supreme Court’s hearings and on January 21st, demonstrators who oppose “Citizens United” were […]

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12.03.14 Rhett Jones

On Tuesday, Egypt sentenced 188 individuals to death after conducting a mass trial in which the defendants were accused of murder simply because they were alleged to be members of the Muslim Brotherhood. After the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi and his political party The Muslim Brotherhood, protesters took to the streets in opposition to what […]

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05.06.10 Bucky Turco

Greece, the birthplace of Western Democracy, is broke, forcing the government to approve an austerity budget calling for massive pay cuts across the boards for workers and a huge increase in taxes—this would include a sharp increase in cost of cigarettes/alcohol/fuel—sending the people into a tizzy on the streets of Athens. Protesters not only clashed […]

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11.04.09 Cajun Boy

Hey remember those G-20 protesters who were arrested for engaging in the totally un-American act of using Twitter to broadcast what was taking place on the street to their dozens of un-American followers? Well those charges have been dropped. |Gothamist| […]

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