President of the United Mine Workers (UMWA) of America Cecil Edward Roberts (R) stands with AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Richard Trumka (L) during the AFL-CIO Convention at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania, September 15, 2009.  (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

30 Arrested During Coal Miners Protest In West Virginia

Thirty people were arrested Tuesday as some 5,000 coal miners and their families protested bankrupt Patriot Coal Corp.’s plans to cut benefits, a plan the United Mine Workers of America says amounts to a broken promise to tens of thousands of workers who made Patriot’s predecessor companies profitable for decades.


Protestors demonstrated against the Keystone XL pipeline in San Francisco on Wednesday. (credit: Getty Images)

Protesters Urge Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

A crowd of protesters from various environmental groups gathered outside the Getty mansion in San Francisco Wednesday night where they called on President Obama to reject construction of a pipeline that would transport oil from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast.


Members of the KKK (Photo Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Klan Protests Renaming Of Parks In Memphis

About 60 members of the Ku Klux Klan rallied Saturday in Memphis to protest the renaming of three Confederate parks.


Anti-abortion protestor Rives Grogan is escorted by Capitol Police in the Senate basement after causing a disruption in the Visitors Gallery in the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill on Dec. 28, 2012. (Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Anti-Abortion Protestor Who Targeted Baseball Playoff Targeted Inauguration

Rives Miller Grogan has popped up all over the country performing dramatic anti-abortion protests.


The Maryland State Capitol Building in Annapolis. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Protestors Honk Car Horns In Disgust Over Tax Proposals In Annapolis

Some Maryland residents are honking out in protest of tax proposals.


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Students Suspended For Organizing Walkout To Support Higher Teacher Salaries

Four Northwester High School students were suspended this month after they organized a walkout to support increased teachers salaries and improve the quality of education.


File photo of Jimmy Wales, co-founder of online collaborative encyclopedia Wikipedia. (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Wikipedia To Be Blacked Out Over Anti-Piracy Bill

Wikipedia will black out the English language version of its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress, the foundation behind the popular community-based online encyclopedia said in a statement Monday night.




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