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  • Six months after girls abducted, Nigerians protest near president's house

    Six months after girls abducted, Nigerians protest near president's house
    Protesters demanding the release of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped six months ago by Islamist militants, demonstrated infront of the president's home on Tuesday, urging the government to do more to free them. Around 60 people in red T-...
  • Video of apparent police beating of Hong Kong protester sparks outrage

    Video of apparent police beating of Hong Kong protester sparks outrage
    A video apparently showing at least six plainclothes Hong Kong police officers dragging a handcuffed pro-democracy protester into a dark corner then kicking and beating him captivated and enraged many in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory on Wednesday....
  • 17 arrested in St. Louis during 'Ferguson October' protest

    17 arrested in St. Louis during 'Ferguson October' protest
    Seventeen demonstrators were arrested in a sit-in outside a QuikTrip here early Sunday as a weekend of "Ferguson October" demonstrations continued to spread out of the suburb of Ferguson and into the city of St. Louis. "If we don't get it, shut it down,...
  • St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests

    St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests
    Riot gear-clad police arrested at least 17 people on Sunday after they refused orders to disperse from a spontaneous sit-in outside a convenience store in St. Louis during a weekend of otherwise peaceful protests against police violence. Thousands of...
  • 'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists

    'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists
    A raucous “Ferguson October” crowd turned a mass protest service on its head Sunday night, heckling the president of the NAACP and successfully demanding that young demonstrators get a place on stage to address an audience of hundreds....
  • Chicagoans join protests against police brutality post-Ferguson

    Chicagoans join protests against police brutality post-Ferguson
    ST. LOUISĀ  Paris Jackson shuffled onto the bus in Bronzeville before dawn Saturday, pulled her denim jacket tight around her and then slept most of the 300-mile trip to St. Louis. As her fellow passengers chatted about the planned anti-police...
  • For abortion foes, a national strategy built at the state level

    For abortion foes, a national strategy built at the state level
    The numbers have changed little over the decades: A majority of Americans support abortion. But across the country, the antiabortion movement has recorded major success in the last four years, part of a well-funded national strategy to legislate...
  • Brooklyn Elementary School hosts anti-bully activist

    Brooklyn Elementary School students had an opportunity to hear from anti-bully activist Mike Bogdanski on Oct. 3. The school brought in the martial arts expert to give presentations for Anti-Bully Month. Two presentations were geared to different grades....
  • Nobel Prize winner Malala is the real deal

    Nobel Prize winner Malala is the real deal
    Last week, I argued that the Nobel Peace Prize should go to nobody, "as an acknowledgment that the most notable eruptions of violence have been so grimly predictable, the result of years of individual and collective failures by governments and...
  • In Hong Kong, opponents scuffle with pro-democracy protesters

    In Hong Kong, opponents scuffle with pro-democracy protesters
    Opponents of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement stepped up their pressure Monday, scuffling with demonstrators and attempting to clear barricades near one of the main sit-in sites. Hundreds of counter-demonstrators, including masked men,...
  • Clergy among those arrested in Ferguson police station protest

    Clergy among those arrested in Ferguson police station protest
    Fulfilling a promise he made to hundreds of activists the night before, Cornel West on Monday did exactly what he came to Ferguson to do: He got arrested. The activist and academic was among a crowd of dozens of clergy and other demonstrators who...