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U.S. election: Over 1,000 anti-Trump protesters gather near White House – National

U.S. election: Over 1,000 anti-Trump protesters gather near White House - National

WASHINGTON — More than 1,000 people protesting U.S. President Donald Trump converged on Black Lives Matter Plaza on Tuesday night, just a block from the White House, while hundreds more marched through parts of downtown Washington, sometimes blocking traffic and setting off fireworks. Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but…

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BLM activists threaten unrest if Trump doesn’t concede US election

Demonstrators, including one carrying a Black Lives Matter flag, march past Independence Hall to urge that all votes be counted in Philadelphia, following Tuesday's election

Black Lives Matter protesters along with demonstrators for dozens of other ‘action groups’ are threatening to cause unrest if President Trump continues to press ahead with legal challenges that prevent the counting of votes in crucial swing states in the 2020 election.  The BLM movement along with the Count Every Vote movement are also calling…

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‘Stop fighting for crumbs’: Why Black Americans say this U.S. election is important – National

Click to play video 'U.S. election: ‘We have to earn our democracy,’ says Biden in Pennsylvania two days before election'

When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Charlane Oliver knew things had to change — and that mobilizing Black Americans was the solution. A week after the 2016 election, the longtime Nashville, Tenn., community organizer and political worker helped found the Equity Alliance, a grassroots organization committed to encouraging Black civic engagement,…

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US Election: Violence as Trump fans clash with BLM protest and Antifa

A Trump supporter and BLM protester are seen in Beverly Hills on Saturday

Unrest has begun across the U.S. ahead of Tuesday’s presidential election, with violent political clashes occurring in Beverly Hills and a get-out-the-vote Black Lives Matter march in North Carolina ending with police pepper spray and eight arrests. In Beverly Hills, thousands of President Donald Trump’s supporters gathered on Saturday afternoon, waving American flags and signs…

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Black Lives Matter influence faces test in election as U.S. voters consider candidates – National

Click to play video 'Black Lives Matter: Three steps to creating radical and systemic change'

Black Lives Matter has been a lot of things in its brief, fiery life. It has been a slogan, a rallying point. A movement that led protests coast to coast, calling for America to get serious about preventing Black deaths at the hands of law enforcement. A heaven-sent resource for people like Helen Jones, desperate…

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