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5 Historic Washington, DC, Marches to Know About
The day after Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected to gather on the National Mall for the Women's March on Washington. The march, launched by a Facebook post from a 60-year-old grandmother in Hawaii
Rosie Perez Joins Protest Outside Trump Hotel on Eve of Inauguration
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Trump's Attack on Rep. John Lewis Spotlights Tenuous Relationship With African-Americans
Donald Trump's attack on Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon, this weekend has rekindled the perception among many critics that the president-elect has done little to improve his standing among black voters, who consistently gave him single-digit approval ratings during the presidential campaign .
NY Mayor, Celebs Due at Pre-Inauguration Trump Demonstration
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Rev. Al Sharpton and celebrities including Mark Ruffalo, Michael Moore and Rosie Perez are planning to rally New Yorkers to stand up to President-elect Donald Trump on the eve of his inauguration
Marchers Brave Cold, Rain for MLK March in DC
Despite rain and cold weather, marchers filled several blocks in Washington as they rallied in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march that was at times also a rally against president-elect Donald Trump
Nick Jonas, Usher, Tom Hanks Among The Stars Who Attended Obama's White House Farewell Party
The guest list at the Obamas' farewell party Friday night had as much star power as a Hollywood awards ceremony. Although the White House has been mum about who was slated to attend, many party-goers took to their social media accounts to post photos of themselves heading to the blowout bash, while
NYPD Shoot, Kill 66-Year-Old Woman With History of Psychiatric Problems
New York City police shot and killed a 66-year-old woman with a history of psychiatric problems Tuesday night as she wielded scissors and a bat.
Obama Addresses Racial Tensions at Celebration of African-American History Museum
President Barack Obama reflected on the current debate splitting the country in the aftermath of two more high-profile police-involved killings. Speaking at a reception at the White House ahead of the opening of the African American Museum of History and Culture on Saturday, the president reminded
Terence Crutcher's Family Calls for National Day of Justice
The last time Tiffany Crutcher spoke with her twin brother Terence was through a text message last week, she said. Terence, who had just enrolled in classes at Tulsa Community College, told his sister he loved her and that he was going to make her proud. "But because of a senseless error in
Tulsa Victim's Sister Asks Why NY Terror Suspect Is Alive But Her Brother Is Dead
Rev. Al Sharpton and Dr. Tiffany Crutcher hold news conference to discuss the police-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Terence Crutcher.