Monthly Archives: January 2018

State of the Union protesters boo Trump’s motocade, march in the streets

Trump’s State of the Union address drew protesters who lined both probable motorcade routes, booring as his motorcade passed. As soon as it did, protesters turned their backs on Trump’s SOTU and left, some dispersing and others marching away. There … Continue reading

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Impeachment, anti-Muslim Ban, GLBTQ marches against Trump join at Trump Hotel

The 27th of January was the anniversary of Donald Trump signing Executive Order 13769, also known as Muslim Ban 1.0. This triggered massive airport protests and urban marches a year ago. This year in DC, the march gathered at the … Continue reading

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Family, supporters of Bijan Gaisar protests his death at US Park Police hands

On the 26th of January, Bijan Gaisar’s family and friends spoke at a massive protest in front of the US Dept of the Interior, demanding the names of the two US Park Police officers who shot him dead. On Friday, … Continue reading

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Kurds march on White House as US ally Turkey bombs Kurdish town of Afrin

On the 26th of January, DC area Kurds and their supporters marched on the White House to demand that the US not support Turkey’s offensive against Rojava and instead impose a no-fly zone. For a week US ally Turkey has … Continue reading

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J2018 protests hit the streets on anniversary of Trump’s Inauguration

Jan 20, 2018, much of the Federal government’s non-cooercive portions shut down on the anniversary of Trump’s Inauguration. ICE, the FBI, and the military are not included in the shutdown. Meanwhile, protesters hit the streets all over DC. There was … Continue reading

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Pipeline/fracking opponents post their demands on the walls of FERC

On the 18th of January, Beyond Extreme Energy and others fighting against fracked gas pipelines, fracking, and eminent domain posted their demands on the walls of FERC shortly before the agency’s monthly meeting. As fast as activists were putting up … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter DC marches in, is grand marshalls at MLK day parade

On the 15th of January, Black Lives Matter DC marched in the annual DC MLK day parade. Black Lives Matter DC also had the honor of being selected as grand marshalls in the parade this year. Behind Black Lives Matter … Continue reading

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