Columbia Missourian 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' movement seen as rallying cry for change Columbia Missourian On Sunday, MU students, activists and community members gathered with arms raised at the Francis Quadrangle to pose for portraits in protest of...
Activists successfully forced a moratorium to the water shut-offs after thousands protested and rallied in downtown Detroit. New actions are planned for late August to protest discrimination and the privatization of Detroit in Bankruptcy Court.
We are a group of scholars who bring historical context and scholarship to the modern-day antislavery movement in order to inform activism and develop collaborations to sustain and enhance such efforts. Our Motto Using History to Make Slavery History Our History
Global Exchange’s Peace Program, including sister organization CODEPINK, inspires creative actions to expose the real cost of war at home and abroad, challenge war profiteering and military recruitment, and build people-to-people ties to expand understanding and tolerance. We continue to be a vital voice of protest and conscience.
State NAACP President William Barber II urged members of a Charlotte church Sunday to continue fighting against inequality in the state by overcoming ignorance and indifference, which he said keeps people apart.
PRI Pussy Riot wastes no time in getting back to activism PRI The punk performance art activist collective, first captured the world's attention in Moscow in 2012, when they went into the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, danced in rainbow colored...
Reuters Hundreds rally in LA to protest LAPD shooting of unarmed black man Los Angeles Times Yet Ford's death felt familiar to the hundreds of protesters who rallied Sunday afternoon outside the Los Angeles Police Department's downtown headquarters.
USA TODAY Demonstrators March To Times Square To Protest Michael Brown's Death In ... CBS Local A vigil for Brown, 18, was held at around 7 p.m. in Union Square. Protesters then began a march up Broadway and Seventh Avenue to Times Square.
July 21 — The Detroit Water & Sewerage Department announced at a federal bankruptcy court hearing before Judge Steven Rhodes today that there would be a 15-day suspension of water shutoffs while policies were enacted to address the current crisis...
CWP also leads international campaigns for peace and justice, in cooperation with human rights organizations and women’s movements around the world. For example, CWP has initiated an appeal to the British government, signed by 100 organizations around the world, to not limit universal jurisdiction for war crimes; and CWP’s cooperation with Norwegian civil society organizations has led to the largest European public pension fund’s divestment from companies that are involved in the occupation. “Who Profits from the Occupation” Who Profits was founded in 2007 as a research project of the Coalition of Women for Peace (CWP) , in order to investigate economic involvement in the occupation. By exposing companies and corporations that profit from the occupation, we hope to promote a change in public opinions and corporate policies, leading to an end to the occupation.