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  • In Mall of America protest, charges considered against organizers

    12/24/2014 7:26:41 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 17 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 12-23-14 | AP
    The Bloomington city attorney is pursuing criminal charges against the organizers of a protest inside the Mall of America after police shut down stores for about two hours during the demonstration. City Attorney Sandra Johnson tells WCCO-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1JNVUll) that mall officials are figuring out how much money stores lost on Saturday. Johnson is also figuring out the cost of overtime for police, and she expects to file criminal charges soon. Johnson said she wants organizers of the police brutality protest to pay restitution. She's focusing on those who kept promoting the rally after they were told it was prohibited on...
  • PROTESTERS YELL AT NYPD PAYING RESPECTS AT OFFICER MEMORIAL -VIDEO

    12/22/2014 9:25:48 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 41 replies
    BreakingNews911 ^ | 12-22-2014 | Grant
    CNN Correspondent Sara Ganim said most of the people who had showed up were paying their respects to the officers, she added “I do, just in full disclosure, want to say that in the last couple of minutes, for the first time today, we’ve seen protesters come out here and start yelling at groups of police who are mourning their slain police officers.” Ganim continued “it’s just a few of them, Suzanne, and like I said, just in the last five minutes, and they’re quite frankly yelling at a group of police officers who are standing here silently, just looking...
  • Protesters Spray Paint "Cop Lives Don’t Matter" in Philly, Graffiti "(Expletive) Cops" on Church

    12/21/2014 6:16:07 PM PST · by rightistight · 24 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 12/21/14 | Aurelius
    Vandals in Philadelphia struck multiple times over the last two days. The vandalism came during a protest against perceived police brutality. In one of the acts of vandalism, the words "Cop Lives Don't Matter" were spray-painted on a fence. You can see the picture of that below: In another, the vandals defaced a Church with the words "f*** cops" written in spray paint:
  • Local activists arrested for shutting down Buckhead intersection ... (Atlanta)

    12/21/2014 1:54:07 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 28 replies
    Creative Loafing ^ | 12/20/2014 | Max Blau
    On the weekend before Christmas, last-minute shoppers descended upon Buckhead to pick up last-minute gifts for their friends and family. And protesters, who in recent weeks have taken to Atlanta's streets over the non-indictments of police officers responsible for the killings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y., decided to stage one of their most disruptive demonstrations yet by shutting down a major intersection near two of Atlanta's biggest shopping centers. Atlanta Police this afternoon arrested more than a dozen protesters who blocked traffic for more than 90 minutes at Peachtree and Lenox roads...
  • Huge 'NYPD KILLS' graffiti daubed on Man. Bridge as pro-cop protesters in ' I can breathe' shirts...

    12/21/2014 8:36:20 AM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/20/14 | By Kieran Corcoran, Mia De Graaf
    **SNIP** The message, which was on the south side of the bridge, has since been removed by government officials, according to the New York Post. Investigators reportedly found fingerprints at the scene and are investigating the identities of potential culprits. It coincided with a clash of pro- and anti-police demonstrators in who took to the city last night. Supporters of the NYPD appeared to mock Eric Garner by wearing t-shirts reading 'I CAN breathe' - an inversion of his dying words.
  • Protesters Shut Down America's Largest Mall

    12/20/2014 6:22:23 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Hundreds of protesters against police violence shut down part of the Mall of America in Minnesota on Saturday, during the final weekend before Christmas as shoppers scrambled to buy gifts at one of the nation's largest shopping centers, a community group member said. Demonstrators at the Mall of America shouted "Hands up, don't shoot!", referring to the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Missouri, and "Black people can't breathe, while we're on our shopping sprees," referring to the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York. Police made 12 arrests in the demonstration on private property at the Mall...
  • Mall of America Officials: Approx. 12 Arrested During Protest

    12/20/2014 4:09:59 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 13 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 12/21/14 | Megan Stewart/AP
    Demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest of police brutality that caused at least part of the mall to shut down on a busy day for holiday shoppers. The group Black Lives Matter Minneapolis had more than 3,000 people confirm on Facebook that they would attend. Official attendance figures weren't immediately available, but organizer Mica Grimm says she believes about 3,000 took part.
  • Seventy-four arrested in Milwaukee during police shooting protest

    12/20/2014 10:02:54 AM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    MSN ^ | 12/20/14 | Brendan O'Brien
    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Dozens of protesters were arrested on Friday in Milwaukee when they blocked rush-hour traffic on a major highway to protest the killing of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white police officer this year. The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department took at least 73 adults and one minor into custody during the protest that blocked Interstate 43, which runs through the city, according to the department's Twitter feed. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and social media, protesters blocked traffic in both directions for about 75 minutes around 5 p.m. local time.
  • Protest Planned in Yuma Arizona for 3 January

    12/17/2014 8:06:25 AM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Marktwain, cb-1 | 17 December, 2014 | Marktwain
    I and cb-1 are working on a protest against Obama's lawless actions on 3 January, 2015. It will be held at the fairgrounds in Yuma. There will also be a gun show that day, starting at 0900. Any freepers in the area who are interested, please contact one of us.
  • Second Graders Spend Recess Protesting Ferguson. Are They Too Young?

    12/16/2014 2:52:27 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 36 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/16/2014 | Jennifer O'Neill
    The 20-odd people chanting “Honk if you want justice,” on a New Bedford, Massachusetts sidewalk Dec. 12 got a lot of attention. They were second graders, rallying against police for the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. While the rest of their class enjoyed 11:30 recess that morning, these 7 and 8-year-old protesters stood by the side of the road in front of the Alma Del Mar Charter School holding signs including one that read, “Please don’t shoot me, Ferguson.”...
  • Free Republic "National Reckoning" against Obama-Boehner-McConnell Amnesty : 2015-01-03

    12/15/2014 4:39:32 PM PST · by Patton@Bastogne · 36 replies
    STOP Obama Amnesty ^ | 2014-12-15 | Patton@Bastogne
    . 2014-12-15 Message Alert Communicate this information to fellow Conservatives, Churches, Facebook contacts, Tea Party groups, and your Family, Friends and Neighbors. Free Republic's "National Day of Reckoning" protest against Obama's Illegal Amnesty in EVERY American City Saturday : 3 January 2015 : 9 AM to 1 PM Facebook Link: "Obama Amnesty National Protest : 2015-01-03" Planning Suggestions for your "National Day of Reckoning" protest against Obama's Illegal Amnesty - (Internet Link) Suggested Planning Tasks and Schedule Milestones for your Team 2014-12-06 : Saturday : Identify and Contact your Team Members 2014-12-13 : Saturday : Team Meeting to decide these...
  • White Leftwingers seek to hijack Al Sharpton's March for Justice

    12/13/2014 6:41:15 PM PST · by Trueblackman · 44 replies
    Vanity | Trueblackman
    I went down to Al Sharpton March at Freedom Plaza today, which featured the Mothers of Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner with a crowd of mostly out of towners that numbered between 8,000 to 10,000 at the height of it all. The march and rally pretty much ended with around 3pm with Sharpton making a very brief appearance and mostly White Leftwingers hijacking the march afterwards as the out of towners headed for their buses. The signage held up by these Leftists radical included environmental messages, the overthrow of the capitalist system. One sign proclaimed that, "Capitalism was the disease...
  • Cop to be suspended over playing 'Sweet Home Alabama' at protest

    12/11/2014 9:59:11 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 66 replies
    RedEye ^ | Megan Crepeau
    The Chicago police officer who played "Sweet Home Alabama" from of a police car during a West Side anti-police-violence protest over the weekend will be disciplined, according to a news release sent from the Chicago Police Department on Thursday.
  • Suggestions for black protest shirts

    12/09/2014 4:46:03 AM PST · by Old Yeller · 29 replies
  • Berkeley protest swells to more than 1,000, closes I-80

    12/08/2014 9:15:14 PM PST · by Lonely Bull · 49 replies
    SFGate ^ | Monday, December 8, 2014 | ian Ho, Evan Sernoffsky and Kale Williams
    Hundreds of protesters marched through Berkeley for hours Monday night, confronting police outside their headquarters before heading west and intermittently shutting down Interstate 80 in both directions near University Avenue. The rally, the third in as many nights, began on Telegraph Avenue near UC Berkeley around 5 p.m. as hundreds gathered to denounce police killings of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York. Now-familiar chants of “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” and “Out of the houses! Into the streets!” rang out as the march moved up Durant Avenue and protesters called for students to leave their dormitories and join the...
  • Hundreds take a stand by lying down in Broad St. after Eagles game (they're having a die-in)

    12/08/2014 5:27:27 AM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    Philly Daily News ^ | December 8, 2014 | Jason Nark
    A BLACK MAN carrying a protest sign and a white man in an Eagles jersey stood on Pattison Avenue last night, debating race in America as cops, fans and protesters mixed together all around them. The Eagles had just lost to the Seattle Seahawks - and minutes earlier, hundreds of protesters had lain across Broad and Pattison, a "die-in" to remember the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in Staten Island, and to raise awareness, they said, of social inequality. The black man - Bernard Lambert, 43, of Delaware County - carried a sign that read,...
  • More protests: Highway 24 blocked; vandalism, looting in Berkeley

    12/08/2014 12:59:30 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 66 replies
    SFGate ^ | 12-8-2014 | Kale Williams, Erin Allday and Evan Sernoffsky
    Hundreds of protesters returned to East Bay streets on Sunday for a second night of raucous demonstrations against police killings of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York. Sunday’s protest started out largely peaceful in Berkeley, but by 9 p.m. crowds had climbed past lines of California Highway Patrol officers onto Highway 24 in Oakland, where they blocked multiple lanes of eastbound traffic. Even as the crowd chanted “peaceful protest,” a group of people jumped on top of two law enforcement vehicles and kicked at the sirens, and several set small fires nearby. Police eventually moved protesters away from...
  • Reggie Bush Wears Protest Shirt (I can't breathe)

    12/07/2014 1:01:51 PM PST · by doug from upland · 43 replies
    espn ^ | 12-2014
    DETROIT -- Lions running back Reggie Bush, who has been outspoken about the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, continued his outspoken nature Sunday when he wore a shirt reading "I Can't Breathe" during pregame warm-ups Sunday. Bush wrote the message -- in black ink on his blue shirt -- signifying the last words of Eric Garner, the New York man who died while being placed in a chokehold as he was being arrested. Bush wore the shirt a day after Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose wore an "I Can't Breathe" T-shirt in pregame warm-ups prior to his team's game Saturday night...
  • “Law and order will be maintained:” 14 arrested for protesting on Milwaukee freeway

    12/06/2014 9:34:10 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 43 replies
    Fox 6 Now ^ | December 6, 2014 | Rachelle Baillon
    MILWAUKEE (AP/WITI) — An afternoon protest takes a criminal turn as it veers onto the interstate that lead to more than a dozen arrests. The Sheriff’s Office says the group was stopping traffic and wouldn’t leave the freeway. 14 people were arrested and booked into the Milwaukee County Jail. 3 of those people are from Ferguson, Missouri. A statement from Sheriff David Clarke says: “I have made it very clear that arrests will be made when violations of the law occur, regardless of the protesters’ motivations. Law and order will be maintained.” The group Occupy Milwaukee was behind Saturday’s protest....
  • Dalhousie social activism course has students hitting the streets in ‘active protest’ for credits

    12/03/2014 6:08:04 AM PST · by Loyalist · 5 replies
    National Post ^ | December 3, 2014 | Sarah Boesveld
    With drums, posters and a cause, 70 Dalhousie University students threaded through Halifax’s core late last month protesting rights abuses in North Korea. It was not a controversial cause — not the way abortion or any of the other hot topics of the day might be, organizer Robert Huish acknowledges. Their biggest challenge, he said, was figuring out how to keep candles lit in sub-zero temperatures. The turnout was great — perfect, even — quite likely because the participants’ academic success depended on it. Mr. Huish, a Dalhousie professor, is perhaps the first university instructor in Canada to award...
  • Protesters snarl D.C. traffic Live

    12/01/2014 6:05:15 AM PST · by C19fan · 31 replies
    WTOP ^ | December 1, 2014 | Staff
    Protesters took to the streets Monday morning, causing traffic delays in Northwest D.C. Traffic is stopped in the area of 14th and D streets in Northwest D.C. because of a protest.
  • NAACP Begins Seven-Day, 120-Mile March from Ferguson to Missouri State Capital

    12/01/2014 5:11:17 AM PST · by Zakeet · 48 replies
    Brietbart ^ | November 30, 2014 | William Bigelow
    The NAACP—disappointed Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted for the death of Michael Brown despite the evidence exonerating him—has organized and initiated a seven-day, 120-mile march called the “Journey for Justice” from Ferguson, Missouri to the state capital, Jefferson City. Roughly 150 protesters started their trek from the area where Brown was shot, near the Canfield Green Apartments; 100 were expected to make the full march, according to NAACP staff member Jamiah Adams.
  • 14 arrested in peaceful protest that disrupts BART

    11/28/2014 5:42:23 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 46 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 28, 2014 | Jill Tucker, Kevin Fagan and Kurtis Alexander
    “We’re not here to destroy or harm. That’s not what this is about,” said protester Kharyshi Wiginton, 39. “The war on black people is very real. It’s not made up. It’s not on some black people. It’s on all black people.” The demonstration, like those earlier in the week, was in reaction to Monday’s grand jury decision not to indict white police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. More than a dozen people chained themselves together and to BART cars, on both platforms of the West Oakland BART Station. BART officials halted...
  • You knew it wouldn’t take long for the Ferguson animals to start bashing Israel too

    11/28/2014 10:48:03 AM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Jewish News ^ | 11/25/2014 | Eliyokim Cohen
    You knew it wouldn’t take long for the Ferguson animals to start bashing Israel too Picture only on link
  • NYPD Arrests Ferguson Protesters Trying to Disrupt the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    11/27/2014 11:21:03 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 33 replies
    Slate ^ | 11-27-2014 | Daniel Politi
    Police in New York arrested a number of protesters on Thursday who were apparently part of a movement to disrupt the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in order to demonstrate against the failure to indict Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown. At least seven people were detained, according to the New York Post, which had warned in its front page today about a “plot against Snoopy.” The seven people who were arrested were apparently part of a group of people who overturned a trash can and tried to “run toward the floats,” according to WPIX-TV. “But an hour later,...
  • See The Chilling Ferguson Protest Photos From New York, L.A. And Beyond

    11/25/2014 6:12:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    MTV ^ | 11/25/2014 | by Adam Fleischer
    Across the country on Monday night, people took to the streets to protest the grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting of Michael Brown. From Ferguson, Missouri, where Brown lived, to major cities like New York and Los Angeles, to places in between, the outrage over the decision was palpable. People of all ages and races hit the streets, some with signs, others holding their hands up in what’s become an oft-used way of honoring the late 18-year-old, and others lying on the pavement, outlined by chalk. While the reactions in Ferguson became at...
  • BREAKING NEWS: FERGUSON DECISION: NO INDICTMENT

    11/24/2014 6:24:03 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 225 replies
    CNN.COM ^ | 11/24/2014 | CNN
    NOT GUILTY
  • FBI arrests 2 men for buying explosives near Ferguson

    11/21/2014 7:46:01 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    CBS ^ | 11/21/2014
    The FBI arrested two men Thursday night accused of purchasing explosives they apparently planned to use during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, a law enforcement source told CBS News. The men, who live in the St. Louis area, are allegedly members of the new Black Panthers. They were arrested as part of an FBI undercover operation near Ferguson and intended to use the explosives in pipe bombs, the source confirmed. The suspects, whose names were not released, were arraigned in federal court on Friday. FBI spokeswoman Rebecca Wu told CBS News the suspects were arrested on outstanding warrants. Within days, a...
  • National Day of Reckoning! [Impeach Obama]

    11/20/2014 11:53:25 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 223 replies
    November 20, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Received a message this morning requesting a repeat of the National Day of Protest against amnesty that was held a couple of months ago. I'm all for it, but think this time it should be entitled, "National Day of Reckoning!" and should be repeated weekly for the duration. FR was instrumental in leading the fight for impeachment against the criminal Clinton. Well, Clintoon was a piker compared to our new tyrant. As much as the Republicans fear impeaching our first black president, I'm afraid it must be done. The Constitution demands it!! We cannot cower in fear as our wannabe...
  • Sheriffs against amnesty to march on Washington

    11/20/2014 4:52:18 AM PST · by iontheball · 35 replies
    WND ^ | November 19, 2014 | LEO HOHMANN
    Gheen, of ALIPAC, said he had a suggestion that he wishes the sheriffs would consider when they pay a visit to the nation’s capital next month. “If the sheriffs are heading to Washington, how about suggesting the sheriffs take some of their best men to D.C. and they use their power and ability to arrest the president of the United States?” Gheen said. “I think if the sheriffs are going to Washington on Dec. 10 and the president continues to violate the Constitution of the United States, that they should consider arresting the president of the United States. What if...
  • *VANITY* Is your city on the Ferguson protest list?

    11/18/2014 6:32:04 AM PST · by thefactor · 96 replies
    Interwebs | 11/18/2014 | thefactor
    A number of groups are preparing to protest the inevitable Ferguson Grand Jury decision in regards to Officer Darren Wilson.Below are a couple links to planned protests in dozens of cities around the country. I suggest you look to see if your city is on this list and where the planned events are taking place. Then, avoid those places!Ferguson Protest Link 1Ferguson Protest Link 2The above links are not spam or a blog. The first one is to a group called The People's Power Assembly. The second link is to a Tumblr page. Yes, they are very progressive pages, but...
  • Protesters SWARM Mary Landrieu’s Capitol Hill Home (cause she's backing the pipeline)

    11/17/2014 2:54:12 PM PST · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 17, 2014 | Alex Pappas
    Liberal environmentalists are spending a rainy Monday morning in Washington protesting outside the Capitol Hill townhouse of Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu over the Keystone XL oil pipeline. According to a source on the scene Monday, protesters are standing in the yard of Landrieu’s East Capitol Street home holding signs opposing the pipeline. Protesters also brought along a mock black plastic pipeline. The source said Capitol Police and D.C. Metro Police are on the scene, but appear to be letting the protesters stand in Landrieu’s yard anyway.
  • Protest Against Anti-Semitism in Turkey

    11/17/2014 6:53:04 AM PST · by Adam Taxin · 17 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 11/17/14 | Michael Rubin
    Turkey was once one of the most religiously tolerant majority Muslim societies in its attitude toward Jews. The reason wasn’t so much tolerant political culture, but rather a belief that the Jews were a tranquil, loyal minority. After all, Turkish school books taught that while Greeks, Armenians, and Arabs all rose up against the Ottomans, the Jews did not. Hence, Turkey boasted along with Iran either the second or third largest Jewish community in the Middle East after Israel itself. In recent years, of course, this has changed. Just as...
  • Topless feminists target 'political' Pope

    11/16/2014 9:52:31 AM PST · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    The Local (Italy) ^ | November 14, 2014
    Femen, the women's rights group known for topless protests, took their act to a new level of provocation on Friday with an explicitly sexually suggestive demonstration in front of the Vatican. In what they described as a protest over Pope Francis's upcoming visit to the European Parliament, three members of the group appeared on St Peter's square wearing only leather mini-skirts and flower garlands in their hair. Two of them had "Keep it Inside" written on their backs - a slogan apparently related to what followed. After bending forward, the women dropped down on to all fours, all the time...
  • Sheriffs across the country plan mass protest in DC over lame duck president’s amnesty plan

    11/10/2014 11:37:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/10/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    Now, I’m not saying that anyone in the White House is going to listen to anybody else in terms of the Executive Amnesty Plan of 2014. But, theoretically, if they were going to listen to somebody on this subject, you’d think it might be the folks who are tasked with enforcing many of the related laws on a day to day basis. And on the off chance that somebody might actually be listening, there’s a sizable group of sheriffs who would like a word with the President next month. Sheriffs across the country are planning a massive gathering in...
  • Protest Obama, Gov. Brown Illegal Immigration Down Street From Slain Officer Memorials Mon, Tues

    11/02/2014 10:50:34 PM PST · by CaptainPatriot · 7 replies
    Self | 11/2/14 | CaptainPatriot
    Please come to support stopping Obama's and Gov. Brown's open borders and failing to deport illegal aliens which are some of the reasons two officerS were shot dead on duty by an illegal alien with a criminal history last week. Please also pass on this request your local email lists and post to websites. Brown had the hubris to sign legislation this past Saturday to halt deportations of some illegal aliens (defacto amnesty) which of course is illegal as States do not have the power to make immigration policy. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/05/trust-act-signed_n_4050168.html This is an impromptu protest (not affiliated with any group)...
  • Europe Is Rising against Islamisation

    10/31/2014 4:23:06 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 14 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 31 October 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    You can watch a video related to this article by clicking on the "Enza Ferreri Blog" link above Maybe the tide really is turning. I remember when, in the late '60s and the '70s, hardline socialist and communist groups were still struggling to get their message accepted in Europe and the West generally. They were a tiny minority then, and their agenda seemed very far-fetched and out-of-synch with ordinary people and mainstream views. It also looked liked it was going to remain that way. When, later on, I heard them screaming "Free Nelson Mandela", I didn't think it was going...
  • Italy: 100,000 in Anti-Immigration Demo

    10/30/2014 1:58:41 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 19 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 30 October 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    An estimated 100,000 people protested against illegal immigration, Islamisation and the European Union at a rally organised by the Lega Nord (Northern League) in front of Milan's Cathedral, the heart of the city. The crowd was so enormous that it took two hours for everybody to get to the vast square. Demonstrators were holding banners saying "No to mosques", "Fewer illegals = fewer diseases", "Less money to refugees", and "If I catch Ebola I'll infect Alfano". Angelino Alfano is Italy's Minister of the Interior, responsible, among other things, for internal security and immigration. The main message was similar to...
  • Cornel West Has Reportedly Been Arrested In Ferguson, Missouri

    10/13/2014 10:30:33 AM PDT · by blam · 42 replies
    http://www.businessinsider.com/cornel-west-arrested-in-ferguson-missouri-2014-10 ^ | 10-13-2014 | Pamela Engel and Colin Campbell
    Pamela Engel and Colin Campbell October 13, 2014Prominent activist Cornel West has been handcuffed during demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, according to Fusion and reporters on Twitter. West was also seen at protests Sunday night. Los Angeles Times reporter Matt Pearce wrote on Twitter that West was joined by clergy in a march to the Ferguson police station on Monday. The demonstration, Pearce wrote, was "highly coordinated" with "organizers clearing paths, sending clergy in waves … willing to get arrested." Protesters planned a "day of action" Monday, demanding the arrest of the police officer who shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown....
  • Saturday Night Unintelligible English and Cursing at the Police in Ferguson (live feeds)

    10/11/2014 8:04:32 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 26 replies
    Various Feeds ^ | 10/11/2014 | Various Feeds
    Live feeds: Sting Wire Rebelutionary BassemMasri #FergusonOctober occupythemob St.Louis Police Scanner
  • FYI Live Stream from St.Louis, Protesters

    10/10/2014 8:32:24 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 144 replies
    #FergusonOctober at #Ferguson PD ^ | #FergusonOctober at #Ferguson PD
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  • National four-day protest set for Oct. 10-13 in Ferguson (holding hands & Bible study)

    10/06/2014 4:29:18 PM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    People's World ^ | 10/06/14 | Cassandra Lopez
    **SNIP** Therefore the tremendous will and efforts of the African American people will only be actualized if thousands of Americans of good will and understanding join hands to help usher in a new day in this small Midwestern town. This movement is the "eye of the storm" of the civil rights movement of today. For more than 57 days, people of Ferguson have picketed; sat-in; conducted a massive voter registration drive which resulted in 3,000 new voters; held special church gatherings; raised money to help Michael's family; and developed media to address the local and national crisis of police brutality...
  • Hundreds protest in US over Ebola outbreak (Nurses!)

    10/01/2014 9:12:46 PM PDT · by TLI · 46 replies
    PRESSTV ^ | Thursday Oct 02, 201404:04 AM GMT | PressTV
    Hundreds of nurses have staged a protest rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, warning that US hospitals aren't ready for an Ebola outbreak and demanding more action by authorities against a possible epidemic in the US. About 1,000 nurses and healthcare workers attended the Planet Nurse convention on Wednesday, chanting slogans to raise awareness about the increasing danger and death from Ebola. The protesters highlighted the lack of training, equipment and isolation rooms where suspected Ebola-infected patients in the US could be quarantined. They also took part in what they called a “die-in” by laying on the ground in imitation of...
  • Thousands protest terror glorifying 'Death of Leon Klinghoffer'

    09/28/2014 4:45:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Isarel Matzav ^ | 9/28/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    It was rather crowded outside Lincoln Center late Monday afternoon. While yours truly was at Kennedy Airport waiting to return to Israel for Rosh HaShanna, several thousand people gathered outside Lincoln Center to protest the Metropolitan Opera's glorification of a terror attack that took place nearly 30 years ago. There's an extensive report with over an hour and a half of video and many pictures and slides here, and I urge you all to check it out. But I want to share one quote with you that really caught me eye. And finally, from writer, Jack Kemp: “One of...
  • Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas, clash with pro-democracy demonstrators

    09/28/2014 6:17:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    ABC News ^ | 09/28/2014
    Hong Kong police have fired repeated volleys of tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protests and baton-charged the crowd blocking a key road in the government district after official warnings against illegal demonstrations. Student groups are spearheading a civil disobedience campaign along with democracy activists to pressure Beijing into granting full democracy to Hong Kong. The city's central district descended into chaos on Sunday as chanting protesters converged on police barricades surrounding their colleagues, who had earlier launched a "new era" of civil disobedience. Riot police staged repeated pepper spray and baton charges and threw tear gas at the crowds. Police...
  • Denver-Area Students Walk Out in protest of Curriculum [Don't Want to learn Patriotism]

    09/24/2014 2:55:25 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 45 replies
    WGGB-TV ^ | 9/23/14
    Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday. They staged the civil disobedience in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority.
  • Colorado Teacher's Union Uses Students As 'Political Pawns' In Teacher Salary Dispute

    09/24/2014 6:26:10 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/24/2014 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Dozens of students walked out of classes in Jefferson County, Colorado high schools Friday, but likely not for the reason they were apparently led to believe. According to the Associated Press, students were protesting “a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, providing a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay." Ken Witt, Jefferson County Board of Education president, however, told Breitbart News the real issue is a salary dispute with the teachers’ union, a situation that began during last year’s annual union negotiations....
  • Denver area students walk out of school in protest

    09/24/2014 7:10:06 PM PDT · by Right Brother · 19 replies
    MSN ^ | 9/23/2014 | By COLLEEN SLEVIN of Associated Press
    ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay.
  • Reason Magazine actually asked climate protesters what they want to do, and it’s hilarious

    09/22/2014 7:47:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/22/2014 | Noah Rothman
    Those in politics who spend much of their time railing about the dangers associated with anthropogenic climate change will often assert that the public largely shares their concerns about catastrophic climate shifts. You rarely hear from those oft-cited members of the public who are supposedly alarmed by climate change alarmism. Reason Magazine’s Kmele Foster, co-host of Fox Business Network’s The Independents, revealed why that is when he took to the People’s Climate March in New York City this weekend armed with a camera and a microphone. Unsurprisingly, the People’s March more resembled a throwback anti-capitalism protest than it did...
  • Hundreds Turnout To Protest Black Mass, Held At OKC Civic Center

    09/22/2014 4:21:56 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 7 replies
    News9.com ^ | September 22, 2014 | News9.com
    OKLAHOMA CITY - The much talked about Black Mass was held in downtown Oklahoma City Sunday night. It was sold out event Sunday night at the Civic Center. There were Rock bands and rituals performed inside, much to the dismay of Christian protesters outside the theatre.