Black People Politics : Your guide to post-inauguration demonstrations, marches and protests - March For Our Lives

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Why the Women’s March may be the start of a serious social movement

... In other words, the Women’s March movement has something that Black Lives Matter and Occupy haven’t been able to harness (although the LGBT movement did): crosscutting mainstream appeal to the moderate and the wealthy. People who didn’t feel threatened didn’t mobilize for Black Lives Matter or Occupy, leaving those movements isolated in society at large; but those moderate and wealthy people feel threatened now, ready to go into the streets for principles they hold dear ...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/01/30/why-the-womens-march-may-be-the-start-of-a-serious-social-movement/?utm_term=.bd9eefb7714c


Women from Iowa City gather near the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 21 for the Women’s March on Washington. (Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post)


By Emily Kalah Gade January 30 at 8:00 AM



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Healey, other AGs condemn Trump order as ‘un-American

Attorney General Maura Healey on Sunday joined 15 other state attorneys general in condemning President Trump’s executive order on immigration as “un-American” and “unlawful.”

“As the chief legal officers for over 130 million Americans and foreign residents of our states, we condemn President Trump’s unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful executive order and will work together to ensure the federal government obeys the Constitution, respects our history as a nation of immigrants, and does not unlawfully target anyone because of their national origin or faith,” the joint statement said ...

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https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/01/29/healey-other-ags-condemn-trump-order-american/vAXgyi3lkLidTbHmzTLKCJ/story.html



By Felice Belman GLOBE STAFF JANUARY 29, 2017


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Resistance Report: Wave of protests planned for Presidents’ Day and congressional recess


... PRESIDENTS’ DAY PROTESTS

Protests in New York, D.C., Chicago and Los Angeles have been called for Presidents’ Day, starting at noon Eastern time. Follow Yahoo News’ live blog for a taste of the action. These “Not My President’s Day” protests are billed as peaceful rallies, with agendas specific to their areas ...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/resistance-report-wave-of-protests-planned-for-presidents-day-and-congressional-recess-151630848.html


A sign protesting “President Bannon” is seen in San Francisco. (Photo: Courtesy @BannonThe45th)





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February 20, 2017


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NATIONAL SCHOOL WALKOUT: Thousands of students rally in solidarity to end gun violence


EMILY SHAPIRO
Good Morning America


Thousands of high school students, many still far from voting age, are streaming out of schools across the country today to protest against gun violence in the wake of last month’s mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/students-across-country-around-world-part-national-school-080304432--abc-news-topstories.html

PHOTO: Students from Harvest Collegiate High School stand in Washington Square Park, March 14, 2018, in New York to take part in a national walkout to protest gun violence, one month after the shooting in Parkland, Fla., in which 17 people were killed. (Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)


PHOTO: Students rally in front of the White House in Washington, March 14, 2018. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)


PHOTO: Young people participate in the National School Walkout over gun violence at a rally on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House in Washington, D.C., March 14, 2018. (Michael Reynolds/EPA/REX/Shutterstock)



 

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These Are The Biggest Marches In U.S. History


Jenna Amatulli

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These student survivors and others affected by gun violence have also spearheaded the “March for Our Lives,” a demonstration in Washington, D.C., to show lawmakers the sheer volume of Americans in favor of gun control. Participation in Saturday’s protest is expected to reach well into the thousands, continuing our tradition of banding together to prove a point, share our thoughts or plead a case to our government ...


https://www.yahoo.com/news/biggest-marches-u-history-210453951.html

March for Jobs and Freedom in Washington, D.C., 1963

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March For Our Lives Has Begun Here Are the Photos
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to protest gun violence in the U.S. on Saturday


BY ESQUIRE EDITORS

People arrive early at the March For Our Lives event. Esquire Editor-at-Large Dave Holmes said of Saturday's demonstrations: "We have marched before, but this one feels different. This one feels like we’ve reached a tipping point."

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/g19582704/march-for-our-lives-photos/






 

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Grieving mother joins March for Our Lives in the name of Stephon Clark, other black males taken by gun violence

Lucy McBath, Opinion contributor


Stephon Clark, a 22-year-old black man, was standing in his grandparents’ backyard holding a cell phone when Sacramento police shot at him 20 times. Lucy McBath is the mother of Jordan Davis, who was shot and killed in November 2012 at a Florida gas station, she is currently faith and outreach leader for Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America ...

https://www.freep.com/story/opinion/policing/spotlight/2018/03/24/stephon-clark-march-our-lives-gun-violence/454959002/

(Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)

Lucy McBath (Photo: Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images)

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Thousands march in downtown St. Louis for gun control; McCaskill says rally could be 'tipping point'

By Doug Moore St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS • Middle school English teacher Michelle Wilbret bounced her 21-month-old son on her hip as the March for Our Lives rally was about to begin Saturday morning.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/thousands-march-in-downtown-st-louis-for-gun-control-mccaskill/article_f4fd0379-3ca0-5dd7-b4a3-4d5ecd07f922.html
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MLK’s granddaughter, Yolanda Renee King, shares her dream: ‘This should be a gun-free world. Period.’


Michael Walsh
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Yahoo News

... Like her grandfather, Yolanda Renee King told a large gathering in the nation’s capital about her dream of a more compassionate and less violent world. The 9-year-old girl walked out on Saturday onto the March for Our Lives stage in Washington, D.C., wearing an orange ribbon to protest gun violence and introduced herself as the granddaughter of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King — to thunderous applause.


https://www.yahoo.com/news/mlks-granddaughter-yolanda-renee-king-shares-dream-gun-free-world-period-184809258.html

Yolanda Renee King, grand daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., speaks during the “March for Our Lives” rally in support of gun control in Washington, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP)



 

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