This year, Marion’s Memorial Day weekend may include a Civil Rights protest.
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BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday, as did the city's police chief — moves that the mayor said he hoped would help heal the community and lead to reconciliation after two nights of protests and unrest.
A guilty verdict for one police officer in Minnesota is a far cry from justice for all, said a group protesting outside law enforcement headqu…
A pipeline protester again briefly blocked work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline early Tuesday, this time in Newport.
A protest near the Virginia Beach Oceanfront turned tense Saturday when marchers refused police orders to get off the street and move to the sidewalk. About five members of the group were handcuffed and received a summons after they ignored repeated warnings. “We respect your right to peacefully assemble,” one officer with a bullhorn said to the group of about 20 people. “But you are in ...
A judge said he could not trust that tree-sitter Claire Marian Fiocco would not try again to block the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
The operation marks the end of a tree-sit protest that began about two and a half years ago, blocking Mountain Valley from cutting some of the last remaining trees along the natural gas pipeline’s path.
One of two Mountain Valley Pipeline protesters was removed from a treetop blockade Tuesday by the long arm of the law, which was made even longer with help from a towering construction crane.
The two aerial blockades were erected on a steep, wooded slope on Sept. 5, 2018, and have been occupied ever since by mostly anonymous protesters who say the huge buried pipeline will scar the scenic landscape and pollute its streams and rivers.
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One option is to use a crane to remove the protesters, but no direct action had been taken by Friday.
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About 100 protesters showed up Monday morning to a downtown Richmond fortified in anticipation of their arrival. Flanked by reporters whose numbers nearly matched theirs early in the day, the activists represented multiple groups, including the Boogaloo Boys, The Original Black Panthers and Proud Boys.
A few protesters were starting to gather in some cities, but streets in many others remained empty. Here are the latest updates on protests around the country.
Demonstrators on Saturday called for Western Virginia's Congressional representatives to step down, connecting Republican opposition to election results to the deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol.
The Franklin County chapter of Black Lives Matter held a protest in front of the Rocky Mount Police Department on Sunday after learning two off-duty town officers were inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday during a rally and march for President Donald Trump that turned into a riot.