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Photos: Families Belong Together Protest

| July 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Photos: Families Belong Together Protest

Civilians peacefully protest at First Ward Park in Uptown Charlotte on Friday night as part of the nationwide Families Belong Together march. Civilians protest in backlash of ICE and President Trump’s new policies concerning immigrant family separation and child detention camps. Photos by Pooja Pasupula.

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Women’s March on Charlotte

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s March on Charlotte

During the weekend of Jan. 21, 2017, Charlotte and 673 other cities around the world held Women’s Marches in opposition to the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Being an active participant in community events, I attended the march with excitement with three good friends. From political rallies to different activism events, you can find […]

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Police officer responsible for shooting Keith Lamont Scott not charged, peaceful protests ensue

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Police officer responsible for shooting Keith Lamont Scott not charged, peaceful protests ensue

Demonstrators took to the streets of Uptown Charlotte once again Wednesday night after the news that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police (CMPD) Officer Brentley Vinson would not be charged for the shooting of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott. Scott was shot and killed Sept. 20. According to the officers involved in the shooting, when they arrived on scene, Scott […]

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Sit-in Pray-in advocates for meditation-prayer room

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sit-in Pray-in advocates for meditation-prayer room

For the past year, President of the Muslim Student Association (MSA) Abrar Al-Shaer has stayed up, waiting until midnight so she could reserve library study rooms- study rooms where Muslim students would go to pray throughout the day. Muslims pray five times in any given day. Without a dedicated space on campus, these students have to resort […]

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Fighting police brutality through fellowship

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Fighting police brutality through fellowship

A candlelight vigil, in remembrance of Keith Scott and Justin Carr, was held Sept. 28. The event was held in the Student Activity Center where posters were on display titled, “I Do This For…” “Candle Dedication” and “White Light Vigil” along with eight candles which were later lit in honor of the recent victims of […]

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Op-Ed: It’s time for change

| September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: It’s time for change

A few days ago I set out to write an opinion-based article about the recent wave of NFL silent protests during the national anthem. As I sat down and opened my laptop, however, I quickly ran into an inescapable problem—I was not entirely sure what my opinion was. Always a huge believer in the right […]

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Protesters from all around the DNC area

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Protesters from all around the DNC area

All photos and videos by Lee Pham

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