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Kneeling protests on the White House lawn during the national anthem bucks POTUS’ angst in ’take a knee’ stance

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You can take the protesters out of the demonstration, but you cannot take the demonstration out of the protesters. Attendees at White House event snubbed Trump and took a knee.

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Mother’s Day Protest in Nicaragua turns bloody

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Six weeks of demonstrations with violent encounters of police continues. More reported deaths during a Mother’s Day march incite outcries of Human Rights violations.

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Peaceful protests by NFL players will be met with fines according to new national anthem policy

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NFL will now fine any personnel who does not comply with new national anthem policy.

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CBC briefing on the DRC crisis ignites tension

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Forum gets heated in talking about deteriorating conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Woolworth’s to Waffle House: Black women, food service, and a history of refusal

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On the same day Travis Reinking shot four people to death, including one Black woman in a Tennessee Waffle House, disturbing cellphone footage circulated on social media of 25-year-old Chikesia Clemons being wrestled to the floor and threatened by uniformed police officers in a Saraland, Alabama Waffle House.

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NFL, Colin Kaepernick conflicts over race protests continue

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The Seattle Seahawks postponed a planned workout with free agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick after Kaepernick would not give assurances to Seahawk officials that he would not continue his national anthem protests, reported ESPN on Friday.

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Economic issues draw protests in Iran

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Since last week, demonstrations took place in Tehran to protest rising economic issues.

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Slow overhaul for Ferguson police department and courts

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In an update with the Justice Department, the City of Ferguson said that it is reviewing nearly 8,000 municipal cases before 2014 to determine which should be dismissed.

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