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VIDEO: Climate strike protestors march through Oakland

September 21, 2022
A group of protestors passionate about climate change marched through the streets of Oakland to protest "false solutions" to climate change and call for meaningful solutions to tackle climate issues.
A protestor carries a sign that reads Bans Off Our Bodies outside of the City Council Building in Downtown at Fridays Womens March.

“Need to fight back”: Pittsburgh rally speaks out against the Supreme Court overruling of Roe v. Wade

By Allison Radziwon and Bella Markovitz June 25, 2022
The Supreme Court overturned the landmark court ruling of Roe v. Wade on Friday, removing constitutional protections for abortions.
More than 20 students and faculty protested Friday afternoon at the Cathedral Lawn, in a show of solidarity for the recently-invaded Ukraine.

Photos: Protest against Russian invasion of Ukraine

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor February 25, 2022
More than 20 protesters sang Ukraine’s national anthem, chanted “hands off Ukraine' and carried signs saying “stop Putin” Friday afternoon at the Cathedral Lawn, in a show of solidarity for the recently-invaded nation.
More than 20 students and faculty protested Friday afternoon at the Cathedral Lawn, in a show of solidarity for the recently-invaded Ukraine.

Pitt’s Russia, Ukraine clubs come together to protest Russian invasion

By Punya Bhasin, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2022
More than 20 protesters sang Ukraine’s national anthem, chanted “hands off Ukraine' and carried signs saying “stop Putin” Friday afternoon at the Cathedral Lawn in a show of solidarity for the recently-invaded nation.
Protestors hold up a sign that reads “People’s Justice for Jim Rogers” outside of the City-County Building in Downtown last Friday.

Protestors block City traffic to demand justice for the death of Jim Rogers

By Leanna Chae, Staff Writer November 15, 2021
In front of the City-County Building in Downtown Pittsburgh last Friday, dozens of people chanted "People's justice for Jim Rogers."
The crowd of over 100 protestors gathered at Flagstaff Hill on Saturday afternoon carrying “Free Palestine” signs and Palestinian flags as they marched to Schenley Plaza. The protest was organized in reaction to the recent escalation in violence in Israel and Gaza over the past two weeks.

‘Emergency Rally for Palestine’ in Oakland calls for the end of Israeli occupation and violence

By Nathan Fitchett, Senior Staff Writer May 25, 2021
The crowd of over 100 protestors gathered at Flagstaff Hill on Saturday afternoon to protest Israel's ongoing occupation of Palestinian territories. Protestors carried “Free Palestine” signs and Palestinian flags as they marched to Schenley Plaza. The protest was organized in reaction to the recent escalation in violence against Palestinians by Israelis over the past two weeks.
Pittsburghers protest violence against trans people of color

Pittsburghers protest violence against trans people of color

By Mische Holland, Staff Writer May 4, 2021
About 100 people marched through Oakland on Sunday afternoon protesting violence against Black trans people in Pittsburgh. Trans YOUniting — a local nonprofit that provides resources to Pittsburgh’s trans community — organized the demonstration.
Photos: Stop Asian Hate rally in Squirrel Hill

Photos: Stop Asian Hate rally in Squirrel Hill

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Photographer March 28, 2021
The ANSWER Coalition organized a rally Saturday afternoon at the corner of Forbes and Murry avenues in Squirrel Hill to protest anti-Asian violence and racism.
‘Rally for Solidarity’ calls for unity, stop in anti-Asian violence

‘Rally for Solidarity’ calls for unity, stop in anti-Asian violence

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer March 26, 2021
Onlookers could hear echoes of “2-4-6-8, stop the violence, stop the hate!” as a crowd marched in protest from Flagstaff Hill to Schenley Plaza on a warm Wednesday afternoon.
Photos: Climate strike on Flagstaff Hill

Photos: Climate strike on Flagstaff Hill

By Pamela Smith, Staff Photographer March 21, 2021
Sunrise Movement Pittsburgh hosted a climate strike march on Friday afternoon. More than 200 protesters marched through Oakland chanting, “Divest. Protect. Rebuild.”
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