Protest

File photo of Debo Adegbile. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Police Protest Obama Nominee, Cite Abu-Jamal Case

A national police organization and a Pennsylvania lawmaker are protesting President Barack Obama’s nomination of a civil rights attorney for a U.S. Department of Justice position, citing his legal work on the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.

01/09/2014

Protesters chain themselves together outside the ICE field office in Fairfax on Dec. 16, 2013. (Photo from @ndlon)

Immigration Protesters Chain Together Outside ICE Office in Fairfax

Nine people were arrested during a protest outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in northern Virginia on Monday morning, authorities say.

12/16/2013

Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Dec. 3 on the National Mall.  (Photo by Leslie E. Kossoff/Polaris Images)

Immigrant Activists End Fast on National Mall, Pass Baton

Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country’s immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall.

12/03/2013

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visit fasting protesters on the National Mall on Nov. 29. (credit: @fast4families)

President Obama Visits Fasting Immigration Protesters in D.C.

The First Couple visited activists in D.C. on Friday who have been fasting for the past few weeks in protest to pressure Congress to pass new immigration laws.

11/29/2013

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Activists to Protest Redskins Name Before Vikings Game

American Indian activists and others plan to demonstrate against the Washington Redskins’ nickname ahead of the team’s game against the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night.

11/07/2013

(From L-R) Representatives Al Gray (D-TX), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), John Lewis (D-GA), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), among others are arrested on Capitol Hill in an act of civil disobedience to encourage support of immigration reform, October 8, 2013 as thousands rallied in support of immigration reform on the National Mall in Washington, DC.  (credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

No Ethics Case for Members Arrested During Protest

The House Ethics Committee won’t investigate eight House members arrested during an immigration protest near the Capitol earlier this month.

10/31/2013

A trucker convoy traveling 10 mph blocks all lanes of traffic on the Capital Beltway. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Truck Convoy Protest Left Major Delays on Capital Beltway

A convoy of tractor-trailers is circling the Capital Beltway in protest of the federal government and is causing some traffic problems in the Washington area.

10/11/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Hemp Activists Dump Cash on Capitol Hill

Three activists apparently protesting agricultural giant Monsanto have been arrested after dumping bags of real cash in a Senate office building.

10/10/2013

Demonstrators are arrested by US Capitol Police during an immigration protest near the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., August 1, 2013. Some 40 pro-immigration activists have been arrested outside the US Capitol after blocking traffic while pushing for passage of legislation overhauling the system (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Immigration Protesters Arrested Outside U.S. Capitol

Some 40 pro-immigration activists have been arrested outside the U.S. Capitol after blocking traffic while pushing for passage of legislation overhauling the system.

08/01/2013

Hundreds gathered at Malcolm X Park to rally for Trayvon Martin, a day after George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges, Sunday, July 14. (Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Rallies, Protests in D.C. After Zimmerman Verdict

In the nation’s capital, hundreds of people marched from Malcolm X Park to Howard University on Sunday in protest of the Zimmerman verdict.

07/15/2013

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