The language used by figures in media yielded to right-wing attacks on dissent and reinforced how law enforcement criminalizes protest.
Morton County Sheriff, TigerSwan Face Lawsuit For Blocking Water Protectors’ Travel And Assembly During DAPL Construction
A class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of indigenous water protectors at Standing Rock and others, who resided in the area when police shut down Highway 1806 during protests against the Dakota Access pipeline’s construction. On October 24, 2016, Highway 1806 from Fort Rice to Fort Yates was closed.
Berkeley Police Posted Mugshots Of Activists To ‘Create Counter-Narrative’ Of Protests Against Far-Right
Documents obtained by Lucy Parsons Lab show why the Berkeley Police Department posted the mugshots and other personal information of activists on Twitter.
Tennessee Welcomes White Supremacist Conference By Deploying Police To Shield Attendees From Protesters
Dozens of anti-racist and anti-fascist activists gathered in Tennessee to protest a conference held by the white supremacist magazine, American Renaissance.
In prosecutions against Inauguration Day protesters, the government contends union memberships qualifies as evidence of a conspiracy to commit a crime.
By far, the biggest development of the past week was Papa John’s Pizza blaming black National Football League players, who are protesting police brutality and racism, for a bad quarter of sales. CEO John Schnatter’s so-so pizza business had a disappointing quarter before this one. Nevertheless, Schnatter attempted to heap
The majority of Houston Texans players took a knee during the anthem after their team owner, Bob McNair, reportedly said, “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” during a meeting between owners and players. McNair’s comment infuriated players, and several players considered a walkout in protest. Wide receiver DeAndre
Vice President Mike Pence engaged in a brazenly shoddy political stunt that likely rejuvenated kneeling protests by NFL players during the national anthem. Pence attended the San Franciso 49ers vs. Indianopolis Colts game. He left right after the anthem and suggested it had something to do with players from the
In the NFL’s third week, players responded to Trump’s comments against those who kneel during the national anthem to protest injustice and systemic racism.
Despite the aggressive pressure mounted against J20 protesters, the Washington Post attempted to frame concern for state repression as an overreaction.