Several hundred protesters demonstrated in Parliament Square as a giant blimp in a diaper, dubbed ‘Trump Baby’, soared over the crowd to protest visiting U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Therese Patricia Okoumou, a legal immigrant from the DR Congo, was released from jail on Thursday after her arraignment on three misdemeanor charges for climbing the Statue of Liberty.
Therese Patricia Okoumou, the activist who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on July 4, is a legal immigrant from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Starbucks will close 28,000 stores in the United States for “racial bias training” next month. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson met with two black men and apologized after they were arrested for trespassing inside a Philadelphia Starbucks store last week.
A former Starbucks manager, who is under fire for calling the police on two black men for trespassing, says loitering in the Philadelphia coffeehouse has been an ongoing problem for years.
A Starbucks manager who called the police on two black men for not buying anything no longer works at the store, the corporation confirmed.
The Starbucks manager was removed from a Philadelphia location after another full day of protests at the coffee house.
Sacramento police locked all entrances to the Golden 1 Center after demonstrators swarmed the arena to protest the police shooting of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man.
Dozens of protesters surrounded the arena shouting “black lives matter,” and “join us or go home!”
Public school students around the country are participating in National School Walkout protests organized by Democrats who are pushing for gun control. On Wednesday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms urged students to cut classes and walk out of schools in Fulton County.
Gay rights activists are outraged that Marvel Studios cut the only LGBT scene from the superhero film Black Panther. The movie, which opens everywhere on Friday, featured a lesbian scene between Okoye (Danai Gurira), left, and Ayo (Florence Kasumba).
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus staged a silent protest during President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address to Congress in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.
The Black Caucus members wore vibrant African kente cloth and black clothing to protest President Trump’s infamous “shithole” comments about developing third world countries.