George Floyd was murdered on May 25. The next day protesters took to the streets in Minneapolis, and every day since then protests have roared through the streets of every state in the United States. Around the globe, people have united to echo this call for change, not only in support of the protesters in America but also to call-out and address similar issues in their own societies. After countless years of activism, a majority of the American population is finally beginning to see through the literal smoke.
— Local activists continue to leave their mark.Going to jail as an act of non-violent direct action is completely different than going to jail under other circumstances. First, you are prepared to risk arrest, and you’re willing to face charges, if necessary, for a reason. Typically, people get arrested because they committed a crime, and […]
Chilly winds and winter-like temperatures didn’t deter approximately 600 students from participating in a demonstration in front of Washington High School (Jefferson County, WV) on March 14, one month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, which claimed 17 lives.