Posts Tagged ‘protesters’

Detroiters Rally: Justice for Trayvon Martin

Detroiters gathered downtown for the “Justice for Trayvon” action vigil, put on by the Detroit Chapter of the National Action Network. The national day of action was held in more than 100 cities across the US to protest the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman who shot him. Detroit, Michigan July […]


More than 100 arrested at Chicago schools protest

An estimated 5,000 parents, students, teachers, public school employees and community residents rallied in Chicago Wednesday, March 27, 2013, against an announcement by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Public School Board to close 54 public schools in the city next year. The closings will affect more than 30,000 students, primarily in low-income black and Latino areas […]


Detroiters Protest Keystone XL Pipeline at Chase Building

Members of Occupy Detroit and opponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline protest outside the Chase building in Downtown Detroit, Michigan Monday January 7, 2013 during a national call by Occupy Denver for a day of solidarity actions to raise awareness and mobilize in support of the Tar Sands Blockade in Texas. Organizers said J.P Morgan […]


Occupy Wall Street: A Birthday Celebration for the 99%

Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street supporters celebrated in New York City with a weekend of rallies, marches and events beginning Sept. 15th, leading up to the movement’s official anniversary on September 17th.