Demonstrators have gathered at Chicago’s high-end shopping district to bring attention to the death of Laquan McDonald. The protests are smaller than last month’s Black Friday demonstrations.
Black Lives Matter Minneapolis is calling for a demonstration Wednesday at the Mall of America, part of a protest over the death of Jamar Clark, a 24-year-old black man killed by police last month.
The two explosions have wounded another 186 people near the center of the Turkish capital, Ankara, before a peace rally organized by civic society groups and ahead of Turkey’s elections.
After two recent shooting deaths of local teenagers, more than 60 people marched through the rain in East Anchorage Sunday afternoon to raise awareness of violence in the community.
“If Wrangell could wrap their heads around not having fish for a whole year, possibly longer, maybe it would really open their eyes,” says Wrangell Tribal Administrator Aaron Angerman says.
The ABC board July 1 called the city’s protest of the proposed Bethel Spirits license “arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable,” sparking outrage from the council.
The Justice Department said it will not seek a rehearing after Sister Megan Rice’s sabotage conviction was thrown out last month.
The Navy’s operations are related to the joint training called Northern Edge that brings together other branches of the military. It began in the early 90s and has roots in projects like Jack Frost and Brim Frost dating to the 1970s.
Community members and education groups, like Alaska PTA, organized in Anchorage to speak out against public education funding cuts.
Students who say their for-profit college degrees are worthless took their “debt strike” to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday.