As votes were tallied in the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump was declared the winner, but he earned fewer votes than Hillary Clinton. How is that possible?
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Starting September 9, 2016, thousands of prisoners in over 24 states staged a labor strike demanding better living conditions and healthcare, the right to unionize and an end to what one organizing group call “slavery in America.”
On “Black Monday,” October 3, 2016, tens of thousands of women in Poland wore black and participated in a protest against a strict abortion ban.
In September, a 12-year-old boy in Celaya, Mexico, stopped an anti-gay protest in its tracks.
On September 2, 2016, one hundred eighty million workers in India went on strike – one of the largest strikes in the history of the world.
The U.S. Senate is writing a bill that could force technology companies to hack encrypted devices in response to a court order.
Activists of color have been getting involved in many ways during this year’s presidential campaign, from interrupting rallies to hosting voter registration drives.
A Muslim civil rights group has filed a class-action lawsuit against the U.S. government’s no-fly list.
In April, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and California Governor Jerry Brown both signed bills to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in New York state and California.