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  1. On Putin's 65th birthday, thousands of protesters gather across Russia in support of opposition leader

    LATimes-Europe 10.07 / 22:49 latimes.com
    Thousands of supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demonstrated in 80 cities across the country Saturday in response to calls from the anti-corruption crusader to petition for his release from jail and to allow him to register as a candidate against President Vladimir Putin…
  2. 3 arrested during protest at Virginia University event

    O.seattletimes.com - World 10.07 / 22:05 o.seattletimes.com
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Three people have been arrested following a protest during a bicentennial celebration at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. The star-studded Friday night show featured performances by Leslie Odom Jr., the star of Broadway’s “Hamilton” and the Goo Goo Dolls. The Daily Progress reports that as journalist Katie Couric, a university […
  3. 'Putin, go away': Protesters rally across Russia on president's 65th birthday

    In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei Navalny's call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race. Police allowed demonstrators in Moscow to rally near the Kremlin…
  4. Spanish pro-unity protesters demand action over Catalonia crisis

    France24.com -Europe 10.07 / 16:35 www.france24.com
    Thousands of demonstrators rallied across Madrid on Saturday calling for Spanish unity and demanding action to resolve a volatile political crisis over plans by Catalan separatists to declare…
  5. News24.com | Police use stun grenades as protesters invade shopping centre

    News24.com - Africa 10.07 / 16:34 www.news24.com
    Protesters wearing Economic Freedom Fighters T-shirts stormed their way into Shoprite at the Greenacres shopping centre in Port…
  6. Debates, protests increase over universities' slavery ties

    Wtvq.com - U.S. 10.07 / 14:51 wtvq.com
    AP Photo/Gerry Broome CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The national debate over removing Confederate symbols from U.S. college campuses is spurring wider questions about university benefactors whose ties to slavery or white supremacy flew under the radar in decades past. Students and alumni are no longer simply opposing overt Confederate memorials, but also lesser-known founders […] The post Debates, protests increase over universities' slavery ties appeared first on ABC 36…
  7. Debates, protests increase over universities' slavery ties

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The national debate over removing Confederate symbols from U.S. college campuses is spurring wider questions about university benefactors whose ties to slavery or white supremacy flew under the radar in decades past. Students and alumni are no longer simply opposing overt Confederate memorials, but also lesser-known founders and donors with troubling racial legacies. And the discussions have intensified after deadly white nationalist protests in August in C…
  8. Youths protest against SARS in Rivers

    Effiezy.com - Politics 10.07 / 12:50 effiezy.com
    Hundreds of youths in Rivers State yesterday, staged a peaceful protest in Port Harcourt, condemning the activities of some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the state police command. Protesting on the platform of Niger Delta Non-Violence Youth Leaders Assembly (NDNYLA), they marched through some major streets in Port Harcourt with placards that…
  9. NBA anthem protests would be 'counter-productive', says Steph Curry

    Rappler.com - Lifestyle 10.07 / 12:23 rappler.com
    SHANGHAI, China - Two-time MVP Stephen Curry said Saturday, October 7 it would be "counter-productive" for NBA players to follow their NFL counterparts by kneeling in protest during the national anthem.   Scores of National Football League (NFL) players have taken a knee during the anthem in defiance …
  10. Spain braces for more protests over Catalonia

    Presstv.com - Media 10.07 / 08:38 presstv.com
    Spain braced for more protests Saturday despite tentative signs that Catalonia and Madrid may be seeking to defuse a recent…
  11. John Legend and Jesse Williams Team for “With Drawn Arms” Documentary Film on 1968 Olympic Protest

    Goodblacknews.org - Lifestyle 10.07 / 08:02 goodblacknews.org
    by Latifah Muhammad via vibe.com John Legend and Jesse Williams are working on a documentary that will look at the 1968 Black Power salute seen around the world. More than four decades before Colin Kaepernick took a knee in silent protest of police brutality and racial injustice, Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos made a…
  12. News24.com | Protests demanding electoral reforms persist in Kenya

    News24.com - Africa 10.07 / 05:20 www.news24.com
    Supporters of Kenya's opposition have held demonstrations in the capital and other strongholds to demand the exit of several electoral officials before a rerun presidential vote later this…
  13. Baltimore artist installs protest-inspired sculpture in Mondawmin

    On the other side of a chain-link fence, traffic moves along the street that protesters walked following the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. Inside the fence, artist Matthew Gray stands with his latest sculpture, an aluminum mass titled “Cache #1.” “It’s very helter-skelter,” said Matthew Gray…
  14. Poly football player protests during anthem before 32-14 loss to Dunbar

    Poly senior Steven Sutton wanted to make a point. That’s why he squatted during the national anthem when it was played before Friday night’s game against No. 11 Dunbar. Sutton said he has been doing this at “pretty much every game” since last year. He is deeply concerned that people in this country…
  15. University of Wisconsin approves free speech policy that punishes student protesters

    University of Wisconsin System leaders approved a policy Friday that calls for suspending and expelling students who disrupt campus speeches and presentations, saying students need to listen to all sides of issues and arguments. The Board of Regents adopted the language on a voice vote during…
  16. University of Wisconsin approves free speech policy that punishes student protesters

    University of Wisconsin System leaders approved a policy Friday that calls for suspending and expelling students who disrupt campus speeches and presentations, saying students need to listen to all sides of issues and arguments. The Board of Regents adopted the language on a voice vote during…
  17. Signs of protest aren't as widespread, as players from only a few D-FW schools kneel during national anthem this week

    A week after the entire teams from Spruce and Lincoln knelt in protest during the national anthem, no entire teams followed suit Friday. The entire Spruce team stood together at the back of the end zone during the anthem this week.MORE: Area players, including entire teams, kneel during national anthemThe biggest display of protest was by Garland Lakeview, which had 18 players kneel during the anthem before Friday's game against Sachse at Homer B. Johnson Stadium. Teammates showed support…
  18. Warren Moon: Bad Decision By Kaepernick To Protest During Anthem

    Colin Kaepernick should have picked a different time to protest, Warren Moon says, because his original message has been…
  19. Ontario AG introduces bill that would ban pro-life protesters outside abortion clinics

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 10.07 / 04:04 christiantimes.com
    Ontario's Attorney General Yasir Naqvi has introduced a bill that is aimed at banning pro-life protesters from standing in front of abortion clinics across the…
  20. Dr. Douglas On Trump & NFL Players Protest

    Bernews.com - American football 10.07 / 04:02 bernews.com
    Bermudian Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas – a professor of race and education studies at the University of Missouri — recently took part in a ‘virtual roundtable conversation’ on Think Progress to discuss President Donald Trump’s recent comments about the NFL players’ protest. Dr Douglas was joined by Latria Graham, a South Carolina-based freelance sports journalist and cultural […](Click to read the full arti…