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The Newseum in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Newseum to Display Items from Ferguson Protests

The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as an extension of the Washington museum’s exhibit about civil rights.

12/18/2014

D.C. Ferguson protesters make their way down Constitution Ave.  ( Photo Credit: Cameron Thompson/All News 99.1)

Questions Rising over Who’s in Charge of Protests

Who, if anyone, is leading the emerging movement around the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — younger activists or legacy civil rights groups?

12/12/2014

An activist makes signs in preparation for a planned protest against police brutality in memory of Eric Garner. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama: Many People ‘Troubled’ By Eric Garner Video

In an interview with BET, President Obama says the video makes it harder to argue that “maybe blacks are exaggerating” about aggressive police behavior.

12/08/2014

D.C. Ferguson protesters make their way down Constitution Ave.  ( Photo Credit: Cameron Thompson/All News 99.1)

Live Blog: Ferguson Protests Continue in D.C., Baltimore

Local protesters are hitting the streets once again Thursday night, following the Ferguson and New York City grand jury decisions.

12/04/2014

Workers and activists are protesting outside of the Walmart on H St. in Northwest D.C. on Friday.(Photo Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1)

Workers, Activists Protest Low Wages at D.C. Walmart on Black Friday

Protesters outside of the Walmart on H Street are calling for better wages on Black Friday.

11/28/2014

Ferguson demonstrators listen to the grand jury decision over car radios. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thousands Rally Across U.S. After Ferguson Decision

Police in several major cities reporting mostly peaceful protests against the Missouri grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

11/24/2014

A demonstrator, protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, scrambles for cover as police fire tear gas on Aug. 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘No Excuse For Police To Use Excessive Force Against Peaceful Protesters’

President Barack Obama says that Ferguson, Mo., authorities have a responsibility to be open and transparent in the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager over the weekend.

08/14/2014

Former President George W. Bush speaks during the Opening Ceremony ahead of the 2013 Walker Cup at National Golf Links of America on September 6, 2013 in Southampton, N.Y. (credit: Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

100 Students, Faculty Protest Award Given To Bush For Efforts To Fight HIV In Africa

About 100 students and faculty at the University of Denver and others protested against a decision by the university’s international school to give a global service award Monday to former President George W. Bush.

09/10/2013

McDonald's (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fast-Food Workers Stage Largest Protests Yet

Fast-food workers and their supporters beat drums, blew whistles and chanted slogans Thursday on picket lines in dozens of U.S. cities, marking the largest protests yet in their quest for higher wages.

08/29/2013

Archive photo of fast food workers protesting. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fast-Food Protests Under Way Across the U.S.

Fast-food protests are under way in cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with organizers expecting the biggest national walkouts yet in a demand for higher wages.

08/29/2013

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