Stories tagged: "protests"

Heavy vehicles, including garbage trucks and snow plows, are set near the entrance to Capitol Hill at Pennsylvania Avenue and 3rd Street NW in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, amid reports that trucker protests will arrive on March 1, the day of President Joe Biden's State of the Union address. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
PA Truck Convoy Lead By Scranton Businessman Headed to DC to Protest

Modeled after the Freedom Convoy protests in Canada, multiple truck convoys from Pennsylvania, California, and other states are headed to Washington, DC to protest federal COVID mandates, inflation, and other issues.

FILE: Sister Megan Rice (Photo by Linda Davidson / The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Pennsylvania Nun Imprisoned Over Peace Activism, Megan Rice, Dies at 91

"I had to do it," Rice said of her decision to break into a uranium facility in 2012. "My guilt is that I waited 70 years to be able to speak what I knew in my conscience."

A Trump supporter is tended to by a police officer while suffering the effects of chemical agents used to disperse crows after protesters stormed the grounds the Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Getty Images Photo/Jon Cherry)
Trump’s Tough Stance on Black Lives Matter Protesters Disappears for White Terrorists

Wednesday's uprising drove home a painful and obvious point: Police exercise a level of moderation when facing whites that is hardly ever extended to people of color.

President Donald Trump bows his head down at a conservative summit in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Donald Trump, Who Is President, Tries to Blame Deadly Violence on Joe Biden

Trump’s latest Twitter barrage represents perhaps the clearest signal yet: He is banking his re-election campaign around stoking racial division and using scare tactics to try and convince suburban women to vote for him instead of Joe Biden.

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‘Save the Post Office’ Rallies Are Happening in PA on Saturday. Here’s How to Participate.

Dozens of Save the Post Office rallies are scheduled to take place across Pennsylvania on Saturday, starting at 11 a.m.

Police officers stand in Interstate 676 in Philadelphia, Monday, June 1, 2020, in the aftermath of protest and unrest in reaction to the death of George Floyd.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Nearly 150 Protesters Sue Philadelphia Over Police Use of Force

The city of Philadelphia and its police department are facing a wave of civil rights lawsuits over their use of force during protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

A protester walks near smoke after tear gas was dispersed during a march calling for justice over the death of George Floyd  in Philadelphia, Monday, June 1, 2020. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Why Philly Protesters Went Back to the Place They Were Tear-Gassed

During Sunday's demonstration, protesters called for Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw to resign.