Stories tagged: "protests"


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10 Activists Arrested After Protesting Outside Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s Office to End Filibuster

Activists said they were protesting the filibuster because it was holding up immigration reform, universal healthcare, and voting rights protections.

A Trump supporter is tended to by a police officer while suffering the effects of chemical agents used to disperse crows after protesters stormed the grounds the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
Trump’s Tough Stance on Black Lives Matter Protesters Disappears for White Terrorists

Wednesday's uprising drove home a painful and obvious point: Police exercise a level of moderation when facing whites that is hardly ever extended to people of color.

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Latino Lawmakers: ‘The Domestic Terrorism’ in Nation’s Capitol Is ‘Trump’s Fault Alone’

Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) called the ambush by Trump supporters "a historically dangerous attack on our democracy incited by the violent rhetoric of a treacherous President."

two Phoenix police motorcycles
Where the Defund the Police Movement Stands in Arizona

Phoenix officials approved a city budget in June that left police funds intact but allocated $3 million for a civilian review system.

Máxima Guerrero
While DACA Survives SCOTUS, One Recipient Was Just Threatened With Deportation

Although no charges were filed against her, Máxima Guerrero's arrest last month nearly landed her in an immigration detention center.

SRO locks school gate
While The Push to Defund Phoenix Police Grows Stronger, Activists Want Officers Out of Schools

In addition to community demands that cities defund the police, students are asking district leaders to remove officers from campuses.

Memorial to Confederate soldiers outside Arizona's Capitol building
Why Does Arizona Have Eight Confederate Memorials? Here’s Where They Are.

Worldwide protests against racial injustice have renewed the debate over why some states still display memorials to the Confederate States of America.