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Thousands Show Up To Protest Trump Appearance In Manhattan, Lead To Violent Clashes With NYPD And Trump Supporters

Mass demonstrations by diverse groups joined forces against Donald Trump Thursday evening in Manhattan (Rebecca Lawrence)

Midtown Manhattan became a heated battlefield Thursday evening as thousands of protestors convened around Grand Central Station to protest a GOP fundraising gala at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, where all three remaining Republican presidential nominee hopefuls were in attendance.  The NYPD was out in full force, prepared with riot gear, …

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UC Davis Doing Everything Possible (With Taxpayer Funds!) To Scrub References To 2011 Pepper Spray Attacks On Protestors

(Credit: Wayne Tilcock/ AP)

Recently released documents show that University of California-Davis has spent $175,000 to have consultants scrub any postings relating to the Nov. 18, 2011 incident of a police officer using pepper spray on protestors. During an Occupy Wall Street protest at UC Davis, UC Davis Police Lt. John Pike pepper-sprayed protestors …

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Tough Questions About The Unexplained Police Killing Of Greg Gunn Go Unanswered, BLM Zeroes In While Community Demands Accountability

(Twitter: Josh Moon) Mayor Todd Stranger at a Public Q&A session at Montgomery city hall on Monday

The officially-released facts in the killing of Greg Gunn last Thursday morning in Montgomery, Alabama are few and sometimes contradictory. One certainty is that no answer has been given as to what led at least one police officer to shoot this unarmed 59-year-old black resident of the Mobile Heights neighborhood five …

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Migrants take to the streets in Cologne: “We are refugees from Syria. “We’re against racism, sexism and war.”

(Deutsche Welle)

Migrants in Germany have arranged their own protests against the New Years Eve attacks against women at the Cologne cathedral.  Reports of attacks on that night have now grown to over 500, leading primarily men to take to the street with signs declaring that not all migrants are responsible. The …

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Minister singled out and charged with misdemeanor for police brutality protest in Fresno

Reverent Floyd Harris, activist and minister (Copblock)

“The police targeted Rev. Harris after a protest for the officer shooting death of Freddy Centeno. Fresno police officers followed Rev. Harris and a member of the brown berets home, where they confronted him with a warrant for leading the protest at the Federal courthouse on Aug 10, 2015.” — Brian Sumner from CopBlock

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