The Power of Sports Showing Solidarity to the BLM Movement

September 4, 2020

Since the creation of the Black Lives Matter movement in 2013, it has made its way into major forms of media, especially widely televised sports networks. Famous players such as Colin Kaepernick, the former...

Should Sports Players and Teams Acknowledge the BLM Movement?

Since Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the national anthem six years ago, protests against systemic racism have sparked many debates. However, they are important to establish dialogue surrounding important issues.
September 4, 2020

With the latest upbringing of the Black Lives Matter movement, many sports teams and individuals in athletics have spoken out or protested regarding police brutality and systemic racism that the Black...

Violence Erupts in Chilean Protests

A group of Chilean Protesters in front of a fire
October 20, 2019

Chile's president Sebastian Pinera declared the nation's first state of emergency since the 2010 earthquake on Oct. 19, 2019, when protests in the Chilean capital of Santiago grew into a nationwide protest...

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

The goal of the week-long protest was to bring safety and security to the roads of Bangladesh.
August 13, 2018

When thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bangladesh on July 29, they expected safer roads, accountable governance and the upholding of the rule of law.  Instead, they were met with tear gas...

Cons of Clear Backpacks

April 6, 2018

Social media has recently seen an influx of grievances that have been made by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High after the school's administration handed out clear book bags when school commenced...

Christopher Columbus Stirs Up the Tea Once Again

The native protesters blocking the arrival of the replicated Columbus ships.
September 13, 2017

In recent news, la Niña and la Pinta ship replicas have stirred up controversy all throughout the media. La Niña and la Pinta were two of the three ships that Christopher Columbus sailed on his long,...

Anti-Trump Protests

Protests in Downtown Miami were made up of thousands of people.
November 21, 2016

This past weekend Anti-Trump protesters took to the streets of their cities in light of the past election. Protests have reached their fifth day in cities like Los Angeles and Portland. Even in Miami,...

Recap: April 25 – May 1

Death toll rises in Aleppo after attack, ivory burns carried out in Kenya, first female infantry officer joins the Army and protests turn violent at Trump rally in news this week.
May 1, 2016

International Affairs Obama announces an additional 250 special operations forces to Syria "President Barack Obama announced Monday an additional 250 special operations forces will be sent to Syria...

The Peaceful Route for Change

This peaceful protest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin shows fast food workers going on strike for increased wages.
March 31, 2016

Protesting has always been an effective way to get a point across-whether to the government or to an organization. Peaceful protests are expressed through passive means such as: petitions, strikes and...

Was the Case of Michael Brown Racially Motivated?

Amber Williams shows her support for Michael Brown by doing the iconic Hands Up Don't Shoot pose.
December 12, 2014

On November 24, 2014 St. Louis officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed 18-year old Michael Brown, was acquitted from his crime. Weeks before this trial, protests raged throughout the streets of St....

Support for Venezuela

People are gathered at the Miami City Hall to support Venezuela.
March 5, 2014

It started as a protest led by Venezuelan students against the government of Nicolas Maduro; this resulted with the first 3 deaths on February 12, 2014. Fifteen gruesome deaths in total  and about 500...

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