PHILADELPHIA | NFL players emphasize reasons for anthem demonstrations

PHILADELPHIA  — While the NFL continues discussions with the players’ union regarding a national anthem policy, players who demonstrate are emphasizing they are protesting social injustice, racial inequality and systematic oppression. They are not against the country, military, flag or “The Star-Spangled Banner” itself. President Donald Trump wants players to “find another way to protest” … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | NFL players emphasize reasons for anthem demonstrations

Demonstration at St. Louis Police HQ

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 17, 2017 (STL.News) For the third day, protesters gathered in front of the St. Louis Police Department Headquarters on Olive Street.  There appeared to be hundreds of protesters that included white protesters as well as black protesters.  The age varied across the board including, every age from young children who was there … Continue reading Demonstration at St. Louis Police HQ

Warsaw official moves to ban anti-Israeli demonstration

WARSAW, Poland/January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A Warsaw governor took steps Wednesday to prevent a far-right protest outside the Israeli Embassy by banning traffic in the area, citing security concerns. Soon after the announcement, organizers said they were abandoning the protest because they don’t want to clash with state authorities. The National Movement group had called for … Continue reading Warsaw official moves to ban anti-Israeli demonstration

Super Bowl flyover won’t be the usual demonstration

BLOOMINGTON, Minn/January 29, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—The Super Bowl will have the usual flyover — except it will be anything but normal. U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight is scheduled to perform the flyover at the start of the game Sunday. The Heritage Flight will consist of one F-16 Fighting Falcon, two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, and one P-51 Mustang … Continue reading Super Bowl flyover won’t be the usual demonstration

SAN DIEGO | US arrests 32 at San Diego border demonstration

SAN DIEGO — U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for an end to detaining and deporting immigrants and showing support for migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum seekers. A photographer for The Associated … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | US arrests 32 at San Diego border demonstration

ATHENS, Greece | German leader Merkel heads to Athens; demonstrations banned

ATHENS, Greece —Jan 10, 2019—Authorities have banned demonstrations in a large section of central Athens and will shut down streets and subway stations during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who arrives in the Greek capital Thursday afternoon for meetings with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other officials. Around 2,000 officers, a police helicopter … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | German leader Merkel heads to Athens; demonstrations banned

St. Louis area readies for third day of demonstrations

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Suburban St. Louis shop owners on Sunday swept up broken glass and boarded up storefront windows that were shattered overnight when a day of peaceful protests turned violent, as the city and its surrounding communities prepared for a third day of demonstrations. Saturday night’s clash between police and … Continue reading St. Louis area readies for third day of demonstrations