'Fight until racism is completely dead:' Downtown Durham protest ends with no injuries, 1 arrest
WRAL.com, 19 August at 06:01
Durham, N.C. — While the day ended with one arrest, police said Friday's demonstrations in downtown Durham Friday were peaceful. For hours, streets and businesses were closed, and people were told to avoid the downtown area. Hundreds chanted and ...
5 more charities drop Mar-a-Lago fundraisers
Politico, 19 August at 05:39
Five more charities announced Friday they were dropping plans for fundraising events at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, as the administration continues to feel the backlash from business groups after the president's handling of
Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests
New York Times, 19 August at 05:34
Preparations were underway earlier this week for protests this weekend on Boston Common. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times. BOSTON — This city was bracing for a rally on Saturday that was expected to draw thousands of demonstrators, some of ...
Missouri governor calls for state senator's resignation over Trump assassination post
The Hill, 19 August at 04:33
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is calling on the state senate to vote out a Democratic lawmaker after she said she hopes President Trump is assassinated – that is unless she resigns first. "Senator Chappelle-Nadal said she hopes the President is killed.
The Latest: Fundraiser aims to counter 'free speech' rally
Washington Post, 19 August at 04:05
BOSTON — The Latest on weekend rallies related to last week's Charlottesville, Virginia, protests (all times local):. 8:45 p.m.. A Boston charity is taking a page from opponents of neo-Nazi groups in Germany to counter a so-called free speech rally on
Steve Bannon, Back on the Outside, Prepares His Enemies List
New York Times, 19 August at 03:19
President Trump's national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, and Stephen K. Bannon, the White House chief strategist, in April at the White House. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. Stephen K. Bannon has always been more comfortable when ...
Anti-hate protesters march in Durham, North Carolina, after KKK rally rumors
CBS News, 19 August at 02:58
DURHAM, N.C. -- Anti-hate protesters flooded downtown Durham on Friday after rumors of a KKK rally circulated online, CBS affiliate WNCN-TV in Raleigh reports. Police in riot gear faced off with protesters Friday afternoon. At least one activist was
New Confederate monuments are going up and these are the people behind them
CNN, 19 August at 02:40
(CNN) Since 2007, John Culpepper had been anticipating this moment: the unveiling of a statue to the common Confederate soldier in his hometown of Chickamauga, Georgia. In November of last year, three days before Donald Trump won the presidency, ...
Tense day ends in showdown amid rumors of KKK march in Durham
News & Observer, 19 August at 02:04
A tense day in Durham in which many braced for a rumored KKK march ended in a showdown in the street between police in riot gear and a band of angry protesters. The Durham County Sheriff's Office says it warned community leaders that a white ...
Latest: 1 demonstrator in custody following Durham protest, charged with failure to disperse
WRAL.com, 19 August at 01:57
Durham, N.C. — 6:45 p.m.: Durham police tweeted that one demonstrator is in custody and charged with failure to disperse. 6:30 p.m.: Police officer turn to begin marching again, walking towards the police station. Demonstrators appear to be dispersing.
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