KENT, Ohio — Demonstrators exercised their first and second amendment rights at an open carry walk that sparked dialogue with counter-demonstrators and resulted in multiple arrests on Kent State University’s campus Saturday. Beginning at 2 p.m., demonstrators walked alongside recent Kent graduate Kaitlin Bennett, who became known as “gun girl” after a  photo of her carrying an AR-10 and […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Thousands of people were at Public Square for the Cleveland Women’s March on Saturday. The first 90 minutes of the of the event on Saturday speakers shared their views and values at Public Square. The theme of the march this year is “Power to the Polls” Speakers encouraged everyone at […]

One of the organizers of a so-called “Clown Lives Matter” peace walk announced the event in Tucson has been canceled due to death threats and online harassment. “With the numorous (sic) death threats and harassment its sad to say we have canceled what was supposed to be a fun peaceful walk,” Nikki Sinn, who also […]

TUCSON, Ariz. – Organizers in Arizona are planning a “Clown Lives Matter” march Oct. 15 in reaction to the recent spate of frightening incidents — both real and imagined — spread in the news and on social media. The march will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in Tucson, Arizona. Attendees are invited to show […]

CLEVELAND – Thursday, the first large-scale group protesting the Republican National Convention will gather in Cleveland. It’s holding a convention of its own, complete with a march through downtown. The National Convention of the Oppressed runs from July 14 through the 17. Organizers say they want their message heard, but they do not want violence. […]

OVER THE RHINE, OH (FOX19) – Black Lives Matter activists marched through the streets of downtown Cincinnati Sunday. The peaceful event, called “Enough is Enough: Justice for Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and Sam DuBose,” comes after fatal police shootings of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota last week. Demonstrators started at District 1 Police headquarters […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Crowds continue to gather for another round of demonstrations in Cleveland Friday, many upset with the announcement from Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty that two police officers would not be charged in the death of Tamir Rice. Wearing signs stating ‘Fire McGinty’ activists, Rice relatives, community organizers and clergy are among those in attendance. The noon rally kicked […]

Over 400 people took to the streets of New York to protest the recent police killing of Walter Scott and the deaths of many others that have taken place at the hands of law enforcement this year, the New York Daily News reports. Operated in accordance with the Stop Mass Incarceration Network, protests took place in 30 cities […]

In an exclusive with Roland Martin’s NewsOne Now during the fiftieth anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” MLK lieutentant Diane Nash tells why she refused to march across the bridge with former President George W. Bush —in her mind, he was a man who condoned violence. Nash, who was in King’s inner circle during some of his most significant […]

  It’s been 51 years since the groundbreaking marches in Selma and Montgomery, Alabama took place. The people from that era who are alive and willing to speak on the civil rights movement are literally walking encyclopedias on what it’s like to fight for freedom against the circumstance of adversity. One of those pillars of knowledge […]

  AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Family and friends of Raupheal Thomas gathered on Emerling Street at 11 a.m. to march to the Akron Police Department to protest Monday’s deadly shooting. The fatal officer-involved shooting that happened on Monday, November 3. Officers say they responded to a call of two suspicious men on Orrin Street, near […]

  (WOIO) – A major storm system will be moving through Wednesday and possibly give us our worst winter storm this year. It will start out as rain tonight with the heaviest rain falling overnight. Much colder air will filter in tomorrow and that will quickly change the rain to snow in the morning from […]