Protests

News about Protests and Riots

Journalist and author Andy Ngo, who has spent years documenting the activities of the anarcho-communist group Antifa, on June 12 recounted the moment he was chased and assaulted by members in Portland last month. Ngo, an independent investigative journalist and author of “Unmasked:...
Journalist Andy Ngo, who has spent years documenting the activities of the anarcho-communist group Antifa, confirmed in a statement on June 2 that he was once again assaulted while he was reporting on protests in Portland, Oregon. The attack against Ngo...
East Room 3:57 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  A great honor to be with you today.  And being here is a real — a really important moment, as far as I’m concerned.  My first duty as President is to protect the American...
As protests broke out across the country in the name of Black Lives Matter, the group’s co-founder, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, went on a real estate-buying binge, snagging four high-end homes for $3.2 million in the US alone, according to property records. Patrisse Khan-Cullors, 37,...
Here are some of Sen. Blackburn’s serious concerns with provisions buried in the 5,593 page Omnibus and Relief Package:   1. Unconscionable Spending Spending $2.4 trillion of Americans’ hard-earned tax dollars will make it even harder for our economy to recover  ...
Abstract Has Black Lives Matter influenced police lethal use-of-force? A difference-indifferences design finds census places with Black Lives Matter protests experience a 15% to 20% decrease in police homicides over the ensuing five years, around 300 fewer deaths. The gap...
Portland City Council members voted unanimously on Wednesday to prohibit the public – and, in some cases, private – use of facial recognition technology, making it the most stringent ban of this kind nationwide, according to multiple reports. Portland Mayor...
BlackRock in NYC drew the striking Warrior Met Coal mine workers who are 'simply following the money' Hundreds of coal miners and union advocates took to the streets of New York City this week in support of workers from Warrior Met Coal mines in...
In response to the riots in East Portland the past two nights, the PPA has sent a letter to Mayor Wheeler and District Attorney Schmidt. In closing: "I am disgusted that our City has come to this. If it...
"You shot and killed a baby," the mayor of Atlanta said in a press conference. The parents of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner who was slain near the southwest Atlanta Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was shot is  pleading for the public to help find whoever was...
Governor Tate Reeves tells ‘The Daily Briefing’ he’s focused on ensuring Mississippians are ‘proud to move the state into the future,’ by removing confederate symbol from Mississippi state flag.
The entire Portland Police Bureau’s Rapid Response Team (RRT) has left their voluntary positions after an officer was indicted on a protest assault charge. The team, which is responsible for providing public safety at crowd events when there was a threat of harm to the...
Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors announced on May 27 that she is stepping down from her role as executive director of the movement’s foundation following criticism over the foundation’s finances and her personal wealth. Cullors, 37, told the Associated Press that her departure, which is effective Friday, had...
Americans of all stripes recoiled at the video of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Elected officials all across America have condemned this needless act of violence. But many in the media, and activists across the land have gone...