“We need the library to do more than apologize,” protester Jessica Raven said Saturday.
Howard University is hoping to quell student anger which erupted into a protest and campus sit-in Tuesday afternoon.
The Republican presidential front-runner canceled a Friday night rally in Chicago rather than enter a tense cauldron of animosity between his supporters and protesters — some of whom then proceeded to face off in several violent altercations as the political gathering veered dangerously close to a riot.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled one of his signature rallies on Friday, calling off the event due to safety concerns after protesters packed the arena where he was scheduled to speak.
Backers of a Nevada rancher at the center of a fight over control of public lands in the West are promising a show of support outside a U.S. courthouse where he’s facing charges that he led an armed standoff against federal agents two years ago.
Friends honored peace activist Concepcion Picciotto in D.C. on Saturday. Picciotto, 80, kept a peace vigil outside the White House for more than 30 years. She died last month.
Eight people have been arrested at a protest that drew more than 200 people to the state Capitol over a utility’s plans to pour water treated from coal ash ponds into two Virginia rivers.
While many were out celebrating on New Year’s Eve, a large crowd gather in D.C. for a protest Thursday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Protests are planned during New Year’s Eve festivities in downtown Baltimore to call attention to alleged police misconduct.
Protesters affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement are planning a rally in downtown Washington to highlight cases involving alleged police misconduct.
Protesters are calling on Wal-Mart and other stores to stop selling food from a Thailand-based seafood exporter that’s been linked to slavery.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wal-Mart workers in Washington and other cities will be spending Black Friday protesting for higher wages. The employees are asking to be paid $15 an hour and to work full time rather…
“I think it’s really important to show the solidarity and to say the refugees are welcomed in our community because they are,” one of the protesters said.
On Saturday, thousands of African Americans attended the ‘Justice or Else’ rally on the National Mall to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March.
WASHINGTON — Demonstrators gathered Thursday afternoon outside the Old Post Office Building on Pennsylvania Avenue, which is being transformed into the Trump International Hotel. Maryland House Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, of Montgomery County, joined other members of…