National Anthem Singer Kneels During Titans Game in Support of NFL Protests (Sept 2017)

National Anthem Singer Kneels During Titans Game in Support of NFL Protests (Sept 2017)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Inside Edition The singer took a knee as she sang the national anthem. Meghan Linsey is a former contestant on ‘The Voice’ who suddenly found herself in the middle of the controversy dividing America. She took a knee in Nashville as the Tennessee Titans and Seattle Seahawks stayed in the locker room. Every NFL game saw players, coaches, and owners kneeling or linking their arms in solidarity after President…

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NFL players #takeaknee to protest Donald Trump’s comments (Sept 2017)

NFL players #takeaknee to protest Donald Trump’s comments (Sept 2017)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by CBC News Sports reporters Lindsay Gibbs and Morgan Campbell discuss the reaction to Trump’s comments that athletes who protest by kneeling during the national anthem should be ‘fired’. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4304825

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Greek football players in touching sit-down protest in support of refugees (Jan 2016)

Greek football players in touching sit-down protest in support of refugees (Jan 2016)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Osman Fantastic AEL Larissa and Acharnaikos in touching sit-down protest in support of refugees A Greek football match was wonderfully delayed after players performed an impromptu tribute to the refugees that have lost their lives trying to reach Greece’s Aegean islands.

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Indigenous boy protests on pitch during World Cup opening ceremony (June 2014)

Indigenous boy protests on pitch during World Cup opening ceremony (June 2014)

The following text is taken from the Survival website from an article dated 16 June 2014. Here is a link to the original article on the Survival website http://www.survivalinternational.org/news/10292 One of the three Brazilian children who released white doves during the World Cup opening ceremony used the occasion to demand recognition of Indian land rights – but his protest was censored by FIFA. Immediately after releasing a white dove, Jeguaká Mirim, an indigenous Guarani boy, held up a red banner…

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Brazil’s graffiti artists protest World Cup, June 2014

Brazil’s graffiti artists protest World Cup, June 2014

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Reuters Brazilian graffiti artist, Roma, is known for his political paintings on the streets of Rio de Janeiro. His latest works are a protest against FIFA and the 2014 World Soccer Cup.

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NHS consultants run 160 miles in protest at government health bill (Jan 2012)

NHS consultants run 160 miles in protest at government health bill (Jan 2012)

The following article was published on the Guardian website by Matthew Weaver on Sunday 15 January 2012. Click here to read the article on the Guardian’s site.  Clive Peedell and David Wilson deliver mock postcard from NHS founder Nye Bevan to prime minister at end of six-day run. “The NHS will last as long as there are folks left with faith to fight for it,” Nye Bevan said of the organisation he founded in 1948. Two NHS consultants took…

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Greek gay activists protest the oppression of the Russian LGBT community (Feb 2014)

Greek gay activists protest the oppression of the Russian LGBT community (Feb 2014)

Athens, Greece, 7 February, 2014. Greek Riot Police dismantled the banner of the gay, lesbian and trans activists during a protest against homophobia and the oppression of the Russian gay community that took place in front of the Panathenaic stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games, in Athens. The protest was called by Greek LGBT communities who claim colorful Olympics, against homophobic / transphobic Russia on the occasion of the opening of Sochi 2014…

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Sochi Winter Olympics: Newcastle street art protests

Sochi Winter Olympics: Newcastle street art protests

A street artist in Newcastle paints a mural in protest at Russia’s laws against gay propaganda, on the day of the Sochi opening ceremony. Ida4, whose real name is Chris Fleming, has spray painted a young gay protester being pinned down by a Russian policeman. He says it is really important for gay people to have the state on their side. Uploaded toYouTube by World Agenda Text from The Guardian. To see a picture of the…

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Cambridge: To Russia With Love

Cambridge: To Russia With Love

Over a hundred people demonstrated against LGBT+ oppression in Russia in a flashmob of same-sex affection on King’s Parade at midday on Friday 9th February 2014. Uploaded to YouTube by VarsityNewspaperUK

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Tommie Smith on 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute

Tommie Smith on 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute

At the Mexico Games in 1968, two African-American athletes stood on the winners’ podium – heads bowed, gloved hands raised in a black power salute. One of them, Tommie Smith, joins Krishnan on the aftermath of his controversial protest. Read more here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1968_Olympics_Black_Power_salute UPloaded to YouTube by Channel 4 News

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