by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 26, 2015 Updated: February 27, 2015
"John Legend isn't just any performer. He has emerged as one our most principled and outspoken artists on issues of social justice and police abuse," a professor asking the singer to reconsider performing in Bahrain told ThinkProgress.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 6, 2015 Updated: February 7, 2015
According to UNICEF, around 700 Palestinian children under the age of 17 are arrested, interrogated, and detained by Israeli authorities each year.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 24, 2014 Updated: December 24, 2014
“Santa is kind of the conscience in our mythology."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 8, 2014 Updated: October 8, 2014
“The right to protest is under attack. The government is attempting to squelch expression even in such public places as the plaza fronting the U.S. Supreme Court.”
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 1, 2014 Updated: October 2, 2014
Thousands have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to celebrate 65-years of communist rule…according to Chinese state media.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on September 29, 2014 Updated: September 29, 2014
Photos and videos of the protesters and riot police are going viral anyway.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 28, 2014
The shootings seem to be unrelated -- but still important -- to the Ferguson protests, which have become increasingly tense in the last few days.
by Aviva Shen Posted on September 21, 2014 Updated: September 21, 2014
Snapshots of the biggest climate march in history.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on September 20, 2014
Silicon Valley's "invisible workforce" protested along the lines of eager customers waiting to buy the iPhone 6 on Friday.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on August 18, 2014 Updated: August 18, 2014
"When a black body is murdered, or killed, life goes on."