With flags held high, the smell of sage burning through the wind and the voices of over 15,000 fellow marchers, the May Day General Strike closed down Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles on May 1.
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Multicultural Affairs Director Daniel Loera, Professor of Biology and Biochemistry Jay Jones and Melissa Negrete, Loera’s wife, discuss “Awake, a Dream from Standing Rock.”
Marching down the Pacific Coast Highway on the Alameda Street overpass, Native American leaders Grey Wolf, Shannon Rivers and Oslo Chiowani lead thousands of community members and activists to the Tesoro refinery in Wilmington Saturday.
Sign making, chanting and marching – these are the three basic signifiers of a protest, but on March 18, The March Against Hateful Borders used sign making, chanting and marching to promote community, advocacy and collaboration for local activism.
Members of the Purpose Church in Pomona gathered to take a stand and bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking Tuesday.
“We need to activate people,” said Thomas Allison. “Activate everyone – those who are suffering and those who are not.”
The “Kaepernick Effect” was felt everywhere in sports last year, after former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem at a football game in August.
Nearly 50 University of La Verne women and men gathered in the quad to make their voices heard during the Womyn’s International Day March organized by the multicultural club council Wednesday night.
The protests began on Inauguration Day. Enter protesters in the streets. Thousands of people swarmed the steps of City Hall, chanting in solidarity against the new administration.
The current political climate has people becoming more vocal about their political views and taking action, and celebrities and professional athletes are no exception. Since Donald Trump’s election, many have been voicing concerns and people have told celebrities and athletes to stick to their professions.