Last weekend was the first anniversary of the invasion of Ukraine, and it was marked by the Ukrainian flags flying along Pennsylvania Avenue, a vigil at the Russian Embassy, and a rally at the Lincoln Memorial.
Category Archives: Demonstrations, rallies, and vigils
Woman Life Freedom
Woman Life Freedom is a series of on-going rallies in D.C. for human rights in Iran.
March for Our Lives
This past Saturday, there was a heart-breaking repeat of the 2019 March for Our Lives.
Bans Off Our Bodies
Bans Off Our Bodies events took place all over the country last Saturday, in reaction to the leak of the Supreme Court brief overturning Roe v. Wade.
With very little time to organize, D.C. produced a powerful event – with large passionate crowds at a rally by the Washington Monument, followed by a march up to the Supreme Court.
I AM A MAN
Signs saying I AM A MAN have been common in the recent Black Lives Matter protests, but the history of this phrase goes back more than 50 years.
Raised Fists and Black Lives Matters
In the past few weeks of protests, raised fists have been a powerful symbol of the strength and passion of the Black Lives Matter struggle for racial justice.
Documenting Black Lives Matter Protests
A comprehensive collection of images from Black Lives Matter protests following the murder of George Floyd, by local D.C.-area photographers.
George Floyd Protests – week 2
As protests sparked by the murder of George Floyd continued for a second week, they were peaceful, massive, and continuous in D.C.
The City Mourns
Over the past week, we’ve all seen so much in the city in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder.
The Peace Vigil
We’ve been under a stay-in-place order for what feels like a long time now, but it is only a tiny fraction of the patience shown by the Peace Vigil, which has remained across from the White House for more than 38 years. The small tent, festooned with signs, is a familiar site to anyone walking… Continue reading