From Russian war games to lava flows on Hawaii to raging fires in California, images gathered from high above Earth by satellites in 2018 delivered a unique perspective on humanity, geopolitics, and the forces of nature that have upended lives and landscape.
One 16-year-old Maryland student remains hopeful that action to combat gun violence at schools will happen, even if it isn’t happening fast enough. She’s just not counting on adults to do all the work.
Protesters took to the streets outside the National Rifle Association to demand stricter gun laws near the nation’s largest gun lobby. They pushed for increased restrictions on downloadable weapons and called on the Internal Revenue Service to revoke the NRA’s tax-exempt status. See photos.
On My Take, Clinton Yates contrasts the 2015 protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and the recent March for Our Lives rally.
Like many black teenagers in neighborhoods hobbled by generational poverty, Imani Holt is scrutinizing the national gun control debate intensely, frustrated because her community feels ignored but also cautiously hopeful that the massacre in Florida may bring about change closer to home.
Republicans are skeptical. Democrats are hopeful. And outside groups that favor gun control aren’t taking any chances.
Student survivors of the Florida school massacre anchored a massive rally against gun violence Saturday in Washington, D.C., while throngs of young people took to the streets in sister marches across the U.S.
Over half a million people rode Metro on March 24, the day D.C. hosted March For Our Lives. Now Miriam’s Kitchen, a D.C. charity seeking to end chronic homelessness in D.C., is asking visitors who attended the march to mail in their used Metro cards so they can be redistributed to the homeless.
In Washington, D.C., New York City, Denver, Los Angeles and other cities, demonstrators heard from student survivors of last month’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
The power of the youth rallies against gun violence that were held across the U.S. this weekend impressed many of the celebrities who turned out at the Kids’ Choice Awards.
They took to the streets of the nation’s capital and such cities as Boston, New York, Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Oakland, California, in the kind of numbers seen during the Vietnam era.
Paul McCartney, Common, Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer and other stars played supporting roles at nationwide gun-reform rallies dominated by teenage survivors’ emotional speeches.
Chin high and tears streaming, Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez stood silent in front of thousands gathered for the “March for Our Lives” rally in Washington, D.C.
An 11-year-old girl electrified the crowd at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C.
Hundreds of thousands came in from across the country to join the student-fueled rally against gun violence called March for Our Lives. Organizers expected up to half a million people in the District, with over 800 sister marches planned across the world in solidarity.
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