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Protesters Gather Downtown, Call for Abolition of ICE

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Protesters Gather Downtown, Call for Abolition of ICE

The national movement to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) turned up the heat in Columbus on Monday, with a demonstration that shut down traffic Downtown for two hours and ended in 12 arrests. The event gathered between 150 and 200 protesters, all of whom came with the goal to shut down the local ICE […]

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Columbus Turns Out for Families Separated at the Border

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Turns Out for Families Separated at the Border

It’s a beautiful day for a protest. That’s good news for those taking part in the nationwide action planned for Saturday, June 30, dubbed the Families Belong Together march. The local version took place at the Statehouse on Saturday morning, with a crowd of hundreds pouring into Capitol Square in the 90 degree heat. They […]

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March To #EndFamilySeparation Columbus, Ohio

Anne Evans Anne Evans

March and Rally for justice in support of immigrant children and the ongoing separation of children from families by ICE, Border Control, and the Trump Administration. Take a stand to uplift the voices of those who cannot do so for themselves. The March for Stolen Children is a peaceful event in coordination with solidarity rallies […]

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World Press Freedom Day

  World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day is the perfect day to protest Sinclair Broadcasting’s mandated political propaganda. What do we do when the freedom of the press is under attack? Stand up! Fight back! Freedom of the press is a cornerstone of our democracy, and that freedom is being diluted by Sinclair Broadcasting. Sinclair is known for […]

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Central Ohio High School Students Plan Lie-In at Statehouse in Support of Gun Reform

Melat Eskender Melat Eskender Central Ohio High School Students Plan Lie-In at Statehouse in Support of Gun Reform

*Editor’s note: Students’ names have been omitted for the safety of those involved. On April 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., students from across Ohio will be gathering for a lie-in and protest at the Ohio Statehouse. The event was organized by State of Ohio Youth Activists (SOYA), an activist organization formed by high school students. […]

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Scenes From March for Our Lives Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans Scenes From March for Our Lives Columbus

March for Our Lives movements are happening throughout the country today. Thousands of people participated in the March For Our Lives in Downtown Columbus. A rally began at West Bank Park at 10am, then participants marched to the Ohio Statehouse. Marches have been organized by students and survivors of gun violence. “As a child of […]

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Hilltop Unity March: Stop the Hate & Violence

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Hilltop Unity March: Stop the Hate & Violence

The Hilltop community is rising. It is one of the most diverse communities in all of Central Ohio. While it has its challenges, people from all backgrounds live together as neighbors and are doing amazing work to build a better community. Unfortunately, some people have allowed hate and fear to drive their actions — an […]

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