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Give us your poor, your tired, your huddled masses
January 26, 2017 / Protests / By Kaitlin Walsh

This protest was pulled together in just a few hours, and it was impressive to see the turnout. It started with leaders of different faiths speaking to the crowd, calling for love and acceptance. Seeing christians, Jews and muslims standing together in solidarity against what...

The Face of Feminism
January 25, 2017 / Events / Protests / By Jeffrey K. Morris

What do you picture when you hear the term feminist? On January 21, more than 500,000 people gathered in Washington in support of the simple idea that women are equal to men. 500,000 people rallied to demand that women receive the same legal, social, economic and...

No words for 2016
January 17, 2017 / Misc. / By Jeffrey K. Morris

Like many others, I suppose, the conversation at a recent dinner with a group friends centered around our reflections about 2016. When asked for his thoughts, one friend simply shrugged his shoulders and said, "I have no words." Others at the table took this as...

We Shall Not Be Moved
January 16, 2017 / Protests / By Lorie Shaull

Despite the rain and cold temperatures, about 2,000 protestors marched and rallied on Saturday near the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to start what will likely be a week of many protests before inauguration day. Rev. Al Sharpton's group, National Action Network, organized the events...