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UCLA students protest after partygoers wear blackface at Kanye West-themed frat party

UCLA students protest after partygoers wear blackface at Kanye West-themed frat party

October 12, 2015


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By Veronica Rocha Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES—Chanting “Black Bruins Matter,” UCLA students crammed into Chancellor Gene Block’s office Thursday, demanding a response for a party described as racist after some students wore blackface to a Kanye West-themed fraternity party. Holding ...

Hong Kong Students Boycott Classes To Protest Election Restrictions

Hong Kong Students Boycott Classes To Protest Election Restrictions

September 28, 2014


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By Joanna Chiu dpa (MCT) HONG KONG — Thousands of students from two dozen schools in Hong Kong skipped classes Monday to protest "dictatorial" control by the Chinese central government over the territory's election rules. Students began a week-long boycott with a rally on the campus of Chinese U...

China Protests As Obama Meets With Dalai Lama

China Protests As Obama Meets With Dalai Lama

February 22, 2014


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By Anita Kumar McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to the White House on Friday even as China warned that the meeting would hurt the relationship between the two nations. Obama spoke to the Dalai Lama for ne...

Taxi Driver Strike outisde Las Vegas Covention Center Tuesday Afternoon

Taxi Driver Strike outisde Las Vegas Covention Center Tuesday Afternoon

Rachel Ellis, Reporter

April 11, 2013


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Streets were impassable around Las Vegas Convention Center Tuesday, as taxi cab drivers continued their six week protest. Las Vegas police officers blocked off street and foot traffic for over three hours, as workers of Yellow, Checker, and Star taxi companies chanted "We need justice" for unfair labor practices. Taxi driver Johnny Abegaz exp...

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